Denver

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s ban on banning plastics has cities’ plans to outlaw single-use bags and straws in limbo

A little-known Colorado law written to protect recycling stands is in the way of cities that want to outlaw straws, plastic grocery bags and Styrofoam containers

Opinion: Loneliness could be making Denver sick

Opinion
Growth Primary category in which blog post is published

Cities across Colorado saw how gentrification impacted Denver. They’re trying to avoid the same pitfalls.

Hot real estate markets put the state's city planners on alert to avoid displacing vulnerable populations, but with unique local factors in play

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver’s Westwood warily watches redevelopment happen. Can it stay true to its roots when gentrification looms?

In this predominantly Latino community, residents -- and city government -- have mobilized to minimize displacement, even as they embrace improvement. But trust is elusive.