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Denver City Council passes marijuana delivery, cannabis lounges

The measures now head to Mayor Michael Hancock's desk.

News

Ethics complaint against Denver mayor over holiday travel dismissed

Ethics Board Chairman Joseph Michaels acknowledged that Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s actions were concerning and disappointed or angered city residents

Politics and Government

Denver requires mask-wearing outdoors, limits gathering to five people as coronavirus cases rise

New public health orders limiting people's movement were also unveiled Friday in Adams and Arapahoe counties

Coronavirus

Denver enacts stricter rules for universities as coronavirus outbreaks spread at campuses

Denver’s decision comes as outbreaks at the University of Colorado Boulder are threatening in-person learning, and Colorado College has moved mostly remote

Education

Opinion: Is Denver’s restaurant boom about to go bust?

Opinion Columns

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

Opinion Columns

Carman: C’mon Denver voters, put down your leaf-blowers and finally imagine a great city

Opinion Columns

Nicolais: Jamie Giellis didn’t just lose the Denver mayoral race, Hancock’s team won it

Michael Hancock’s campaign recognized the political landscape of the runoff early on and executed a perfect strategy to win reelection

Opinion Columns

Michael Hancock easily secures third term as Denver’s mayor; City Council incumbents fall

Denver voters opted to keep the city on its current path in the mayor’s race, widely rejecting a political newcomer who ran on a platform of change. But three incumbent city councilors appeared to lose their seats.

Politics and Government

A Colorado filmmaker’s camera is rolling as women of color fight for a voice in Denver politics

In “Running With My Girls,” Denver’s Rebekah Henderson hopes to imitate the success of the progressive political film that captured the charismatic candidacy of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Culture

Denver’s mayoral race is coming down to a fiery personality clash. What does that say about Colorado’s capital city?

The runoff between Mayor Michael Hancock and political newcomer Jamie Giellis is still about whether to keep the status quo or go in a new direction. But policy has taken a backseat to personality.

Politics and Government

Nicolais: Giellis campaign for Denver mayor goes from incompetent to shameful

Jamie Giellis capped an ugly week on the campaign trail with a stumbling debate performance highlighted by a cynical reply to the Asian community

Opinion Columns

Krieger: Time for a change at Denver City Hall, Part 2

Opinion Columns

Opinion: For voters in local Colorado elections, it’s the growth, stupid!

Opinion Columns

Krieger: It’s time for a change at Denver City Hall

“I think people are concerned the city seems to be drifting along with growth that doesn’t seem to have any rational, logical, consistent pattern to it.”

Opinion Columns

Carman: Job one for our next mayor — how to un-Denverize Denver

Opinion Columns

Lisa Calderón, Denver activist and Michael Hancock critic, announces run for mayor

Lisa Calderón joins a growing list of candidates vying to unseat Hancock next year

Politics and Government

Kayvan Khalatbari ends Denver mayoral campaign, saying “sometimes life is incredibly unfair and throws you things that you simply can’t control”

On Sunday, former state Sen. Penfield Tate announced his candidacy to replace Denver Mayor Michael Hancock. Disability rights activist Kalyn Heffernan is also running for the job.

Politics and Government