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Each new generation brings fresh ideas and concepts to our world. Some truly beneficial visions become trends and create a new way of life; other ill-conceived notions become, thankfully, just fads. When a concept involves economic gain, it... more

Apr 6, 2017 2:23 PM Opinion

Who wants a cell phone? Everyone, it seems. Who wants a cell antenna pole in their front yard? Therein lies the dilemma. more

Apr 6, 2017 2:19 PM Neighborhoods

Denver’s marijuana industry is beginning a push to extend hours past the currently mandated 7p.m. There’s no formal proposal yet, but the Denver City Council Special Issues Marijuana Committee heard from the cannabis industry on Jan. 9 that... more

Feb 7, 2017 12:00 PM Government

After months of debate by neighborhood representatives, developers and housing experts, the city will hold public hearings and vote on a proposal to tighten the zoning code’s Small Lot Parking Exemption. Currently, lots in mixed-use commercial... more

Feb 7, 2017 11:59 AM Government

Development, densification, traffic, parking and the demolition of structures in neighborhoods and along main street commercial districts like Old South Pearl Street has caused a lot of friction as Denver continues to grow at a faster rate than more

Feb 7, 2017 11:51 AM Government 2 Comments

The City and County of Denver is vibrant and thriving—ranked number one on U.S. News & World Report’s inaugural Best Places to Live rankings for its value, strong job market and high quality of life. more

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM Government

I have always supported reducing air pollution as it has negative impacts for everyone who lives in the region, but especially on people living near roads and highways. Vehicles with no tailpipe emissions offer a tremendous opportunity... more

Jan 6, 2017 3:45 PM Government

Denver is beginning the planning process for a new GO Bond in 2017. GO Bonds must be approved by the voters. With your permission, the City sells bonds to investors. We use the funds they provide to pay for the maintenance... more

Dec 7, 2016 7:46 AM Government

Robin Kniech - Denver City Council At Large

Courtesy of Robin Kniech

Cities like Denver have a variety of methods to pay for the infrastructure, services and programs needed to serve you and run the city. more

Dec 2, 2016 12:00 AM Government

The City is required to have an annual balanced budget, and this year the budget will total $1.9 billion. more

Nov 3, 2016 11:59 AM Government

Denver residents operating short-term rentals (STRs) will have until Dec. 31 to become licensed by the city as part of ordinance 0262, which became effective on July 1. Defined as residential rentals of fewer than 30 days, STRs and their operators... more

Sep 2, 2016 4:01 PM Business

Moratorium, Hancock

Photo by Sara Hertwig

Denver has added many more luxury apartments in the last few years than developments for working-class families. Meanwhile, average wage increases have lagged considerably behind both home prices and rents. more

Aug 4, 2016 1:39 PM Government

Given the volatile nature of the short-term rentals topic, the well-attended Feb. 3 town hall meeting at South High School, one of four held throughout Denver during the month, provided the perfect forum for an update. more

Mar 3, 2016 4:38 PM Government

My mantra every time I introduced myself to audiences large and small throughout the recent campaign was “My name is Paul Kashmann and I am honored to be a candidate to represent District 6 on Denver City Council.” more

Jul 30, 2015 12:20 PM Government

The final installment in our three-part series on Denver’s upcoming election, where we have focused on covering south, south-central and near southeast district candidates for Denver City Council. more

Apr 12, 2015 8:59 AM News

<p><em>(Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to athletic teams requesting permits for athletic fields in Denver parks, before the recent snowstorm) more

Mar 3, 2013 11:01 AM Opinion