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Think about how you experienced this year's first cold snap. Perhaps you were chilled while waiting for a bus or shivered in your car while it was warming up. Fortunately, these were brief moments and they passed. For folks experiencing... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM South Denver Opinion

I’ve lived on Capitol Hill for nearly 25 years. I helped build the Dustin Redd playground in City Park and worked to create the urban garden and dog park that is becoming the Carla Madison Rec Center. I’ve helped with the Uptown Sampler, the People’s more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM Capitol Opinion

As I take the light rail to a game or walk to Wash Park or the library, I wonder how our city and our neighborhoods would be different if voters had rejected the construction of a new airport in 1998? Or if the voters had rejected T-REX in 1999... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM South Denver Opinion

On Tuesday, Nov. 7, a Denver citywide election will be held for school board members and for a series of seven proposed General Obligation (GO) bonds. Those bonds are being marketed as a way to raise money “without raising taxes.” But there will be a more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM Capitol Opinion 2 Comments

Denver is in a time of rapid development, and a green roof initiative is on this November ballot, but this cycle school board is the focus with ten candidates running for four seats. more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM Government News

Before you get excited about the current GO Bond package, a package which includes new or refurbished pools, a complete replacement of one of the city’s funkiest police stations (District 6), the restoration of mountain parkland facilities and... more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM South Denver Opinion 1 Comments

Until last October, Julie Bañuelos was a Denver Public School (DPS) teacher. As teachers and students start a new school year, Bañuelos is running for DPS Board of Education, at-large. Bañuelos grew up in Curtis Park with three sisters. Her sister... more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM Capitol Opinion

On Jan. 10, Beth McCann took over as Denver’s new District Attorney and is the first woman in the city’s history to hold the position. She replaced Mitch Morrissey, who served for 12 years. McCann decisively defeated Chief Deputy District Attorney... more

Feb 7, 2017 11:57 AM Government News

I am old enough to remember a few other waves of feminism. Old enough to recall that before she became a leader in the women’s rights and social justice movements, Gloria Steinem was a Playboy Bunny. more

Feb 7, 2017 11:56 AM South Denver Opinion

In February of each odd-numbered year, the Democratic Party of Denver undergoes a reorganization. Almost all elected positions are up for election/re-election to a two-year term. This will occur on Saturday, Feb. 11 at South High School... more

Feb 7, 2017 11:51 AM Government News

Welcome to the new year. And to a new world. Trump’s in power, and half the electorate is giddy with dreams of a restored Republican order. The other half is wondering just how quickly four years can pass… more

Jan 6, 2017 3:45 PM South Denver Opinion

Some important ballot initiatives were approved by Colorado voters on Nov. 8. They are: more

Dec 7, 2016 7:46 AM Government News

Amendment 70, which will raise the minimum wage in Colorado from $8.31 an hour to $12 by 2020, passed with 54.6 percent... more

Dec 7, 2016 7:46 AM South Denver Business News

In January, for the first time in the city’s history, Denver residents will have a female District Attorney. It will be either Independent Helen Morgan or Democrat Beth McCann. more

Nov 3, 2016 3:08 PM WASHINGTON PARK PROFILE

There are a wide range of important initiatives for Colorado voters to consider this election. Up for consideration are amendments and propositions on topics ranging from healthcare to the public consumption of pot. more

Oct 3, 2016 1:00 PM Government News

This fall well known Congresswoman Diana DeGette of Colorado’s First District has a Challenger: Casper Stockham of Colorado Springs. more

Oct 3, 2016 1:00 PM Government News

This November, city residents have an opportunity to vote on Ordinance 300—“City of Denver Cannabis Consumption Pilot Program Initiative.” If it passes, the ordinance will provide more freedom in where marijuana and marijuana products can be consumed more

Oct 3, 2016 1:00 PM Government News

Congresswoman Diana DeGette has been representing Colorado’s 1st Congressional District since 1997 when she succeeded Pat Schroeder. This fall, DeGette is running for her 11th term. more

Oct 3, 2016 1:00 PM Government News

In January, for the first time in the city’s history, Denver residents will have a female District Attorney. It will be either Independent Helen Morgan or Democrat Beth McCann. Current DA Mitch Morrissey is term limited. more

Sep 2, 2016 4:02 PM Government News

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The June 28 primary results set the stage for an interesting couple of months for Denver voters. The most high-profile and contentious race is likely to be the battle for the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Democrat Michael Bennet. He will... more

Aug 4, 2016 1:58 PM Government News