Untwine Arnold, 52, holding a sign, panhandles near Target, one of the few stores left open on Denver's 16th Street Mall on March 18, 2020, as the coronavirus outbreak expands through Colorado. (Eric Lubbers, The Colorado Sun)

Panhandlers in Denver make an average of $10 per hour, on par with minimum wage. Dogs help, kids not so much.

The most lucrative blocks are near the light-rail, according to a researcher who spent a year observing panhandling as part of University of Colorado Denver's focus on urban social studies

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Coroner says 3-year-old boy found in Eagle River accidentally drowned

Sebastian Rodriguez Castro went missing June 5 near an apartment complex in Eagle where he lived

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Proposal to shrink Holy Cross Wilderness, increase water storage draws hundreds of comments

Environmentalists are lining up against the plan to benefit Aurora, Colorado Springs and some Western Slope interests. The fight, they say, “will be as big as the Two Forks fight was.”

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A cartoonish Native American towering over Durango has divided the city. Should “the chief” stay or go?

The fate of the sign should be determined by “enlightened dialogue and not through mob rule,” says Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who wrote federal law protecting some monuments.