Members of the Joint Budget Committee told The Colorado Sun they fear Proposition 123 will cut into the budget in years where there isn’t a TABOR surplus and force them to pare back education dollars
Spencer Kontnik and the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, a nonprofit advocating for disability rights, are asking the Denver County Court to acknowledge it has violated the law.
Diversifying staff and visitors at the Denver Zoo could help inspire youth to save wildlife for future generations
The Black Legacy Project aims to reduce polarization by focusing on guided conversations and songs about racism.
Two years after it was launched, the Mayor’s Office of Social Equity and Innovation still doesn’t have a cohesive strategy for its initiatives or for assessing progress toward increasing equity, and eliminating racial and social injustice citywide, the city auditor says. The office also failed to disclose pertinent contract information before the audit process ended, […]
A valleywide coalition is purchasing and renovating abandoned homes and schools to reduce the region’s affordable housing crisis.
Boil-water orders remained in effect, curfews were strictly enforced and people without water service to their homes were encouraged to contact local authorities. Extreme heat and power outages afflicted much of east-central Colorado, as harmful levels of airborne particulates filled the air in Denver and its neighboring counties. “Children, youth and people with compromised immune […]
Maria Manuilenko was carrying lots of cash — and 10 suitcases filled with expensive artwork — when she got stranded at the Ukraine-Poland border. She had spent weeks collecting paintings made by Ukrainian artists, and had plans to bring them back to the United States, where they would be sold to support the artists and […]
Michael Diaz-Rivera hoped $25,000 in savings and a good credit score would give him enough leverage to buy a home. But his low teacher’s salary made that nearly impossible. “The prices in Denver were just a little too steep for me and the market was just too high,” he said in late April. “Every time […]
Nicholas Williams began to panic when his construction equipment malfunctioned. He was 65 feet off the ground, and less than two months into the new job, when he became stuck in a lift basket. When another lift basket rose up to rescue him, Williams had no choice but to jump into the other functioning piece […]