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Denver swears in new officials (Photos)

During the One Denver inauguration event, elected officials stressed bringing all residents together as the city continues to grow, highlighting homelessness, wages and affordability as issues to … more

Denver residents can’t ‘afford to live where they work’

Deanie Labriola is a woman who counts her blessings. A month ago she moved into her new apartment in Arvada. Her living room has a few chairs, as well as a dining table. Her dog and cat keep her … more

The privilege of telling your stories

And just like that, a year has gone by. My first issue of Life on Capitol Hill came out in July. In the last year I have covered the food banks, transit on Colfax, laundry for the homeless and more. … more

What will we ‘do better’ after the failure of I-300?

Thank you to Denver voters for re-electing me. In July I’ll accept the challenges and powers that come with a final term of official leadership, during a time of great prosperity and inequality. … more

Mayor, council races go into runoff ballot

This post will be updated with official election results on May 16. The race for mayor isn't done yet as the May election extended into a runoff election set for June 4. About 185,000 Denver … more

Mayor, council races go into runoff ballot

This post will be updated with official election results on May 16. The race for mayor isn't done yet as the May election extended into a runoff election set for June 4. About 185,000 Denver … more

Growing Pains: Housing and income stability ‘essential to public health’

Irene Aguilar has spent her life working in public service, although her roles in the community have changed over time. Currently, she works as program director for a new effort started by Denver in … more

Denver ballet companies help children, homeless

Every Tuesday morning, a bus rolls up outside 1075 Santa Fe Dr., bringing a full class of preschoolers to Colorado Ballet for their free weekly dance class. Those preschoolers go to the school at … more

For homeless people, the streets, and the laws, are often gray areas

To Englewood police Sgt. Tracy Jones, the homeless situation on the city’s central streets is a row of stops — the light-rail station, the library, the Englewood Trolley bus route, the Walmart, … more

Homelessness in Englewood: No place to call home

During a cleanup along the South Platte River in January, Englewood police counted 21 campsites with about 30 people living on its east banks. Some 25 truckloads of trash, human waste, syringes and … more
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