A Denver Police Department officer sprays pepper spray at a protester walking on Colfax Avenue near the state Capitol during the third day of protests against police brutality on May 30, 2020. (Eric Lubbers, The Colorado Sun)

Complaints about police response to Denver’s George Floyd protests under investigation as demonstrations hit day 6

Denver’s independent law enforcement monitor says he is investigating more than 150 complaints. One officer has been fired for an Instagram post in which he said “let’s start a riot.”

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Only two coal-fired power plants in Colorado are set to operate past 2030 after Craig Station shutdown date is unveiled

Xcel is the only utility in Colorado with large, coal-fired power plants set to operate past 2030.

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Mosley? Meadowlark? Peterson?: Stapleton neighborhood will vote on list of replacement names

The neighborhood was named for former Denver Mayor Benjamin F. Stapleton, who was a member of the KKK

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About 1,000 homes evacuated as wildfire ignites in Evergreen

There have been no reports of injuries or destroyed structures