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Their family ran the Denver-owned Echo Lake Lodge on Mount Evans for decades. The city’s new plan does not include them.

Bill Carle's family has been serving tourists at some of Colorado’s most venerated locations for nearly 130 years

Business

Aurora may ban sprawling lawns, new golf courses to save water. Other Denver-area cities could follow.

The proposal also cuts traditional grass in medians and unused decorative areas, and limits new home yards to 750 square feet of grass.

Environment

Colorado wants to reduce plastic waste. Here are all the ways it’s happening.

Opt-in for those takeout plastic forks, napkins and soy sauce packets. No styrofoam “clamshells.” Plastic bag fees. Will Denver ban throwaway water bottles next?

Environment

Denver’s program to house people who were homeless was so successful, the federal government is offering millions more to expand it

In April 2022, the social impact bond initiative will recruit and house 125 more people who are chronically homeless

Housing

Denver voters passed a green roof law in 2017. Years later, the gardens have yet to sprout.

Voter-backed push for green rooftops and efficiency to combat climate change was broadened to ease builder concerns, but actual projects take time to materialize.

Environment

The “building electrification” movement is coming for your Colorado home. Here’s what you need to know before giving up gas.

Fighting greenhouse gases means switching out fuel-burning furnaces, water heaters and stoves for models running on clean electricity. Coloradans will have to adapt.

Energy

Denver’s unique sales tax to fight climate change could be a blueprint for future action nationwide

Ballot measure 2A is part of Denver’s efforts to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in the city, but some are concerned about regressive nature of the tax

News

Opinion: I didn’t make “Denver in Decay” to save the city. I want to wake people up.

Opinion Columns

Nicolais: Clowns to the left, jokers to right, Michael Hancock in the middle continuing to govern

Between constant attacks from people like Candi CdeBaca and Steffan Tubbs, Mayor Michael Hancock has dealt with a pandemic and protests with aplomb

Opinion Columns

Accessibility challenges persist in many rural Colorado communities

Mountain communities are notorious for accessibility barriers, particularly for people with impaired mobility, advocate says. “People live in these communities, become disabled and then leave.”

Health

Opinion: I oversee Denver’s elections. Mail ballots are safe and secure.

Opinion Columns

Wilson: Kudos to Gov. Polis. Federal intervention has no place in Colorado.

Opinion Columns

Littwin: As feds sweep Portland streets, there’s no reason to think Denver couldn’t be next

For Trump, this is probably no more than an attempt to revive his fading re-election hopes. But in reality, sending in unwanted and unneeded and unmarked federal agents is so much worse than that.

Opinion Columns

Denver “proactively” removes Kit Carson statue from downtown monument ahead of protests

American Indian Movement leaders say Kit Carson “was as bad and as evil as any Confederate general”

Politics and Government

Statue honoring Christopher Columbus rolled off its pedestal in Denver’s Civic Center

Toppling of art work placed in 1970 to honor Colorado for being first state to observe Columbus Day as a holiday came as similar memorials have come down or been defaced in other states.

Politics and Government

Krieger: A baffling mistake as Denver tries to stem the coronavirus pandemic

Opinion Columns

Silverman: Under Colorado law, it matters a lot where you fall on an icy sidewalk

You know the nearer your destination The more you're slip slidin' away -- Paul Simon, Slip Slidin’ Away

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Don’t get hung up on the Denver camping ban. Let’s ask: Why are people homeless?

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Punishing car commuters isn’t the answer to Colorado congestion

Opinion Columns

Wilson: Brother Jeff has created a gathering place for Denver’s African-American community

Opinion Columns
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