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Denver City Council passes marijuana delivery, cannabis lounges

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

News

Asian American students in Colorado say they are done being quiet about racism

Five students spoke to The Colorado Sun about enduring racism their whole lives. A rise in anti-Asian hate crimes during the coronavirus has intensified their outrage.

Education

Denver mayor says there will be a $100 million economic benefit as MLB officially moves All-Star Game to Coors Field

MLB decided to move the game from Truist Park in Atlanta in response to Georgia voting rules signed into law by Republican Gov. Brian Kemp on March 25.

News

Three Denverites scaled cliffs, galloped horses and raced across Canada to win a million dollars. Were they successful?

Dave Bacon, Paul Montague Jr. and Mindy Murphy spent 29 days in 2019 racing across Canada in National Geographic’s new “Race to the Center of the Earth” reality television series. After pandemic delays, the show premiered last week.

Outdoors

Denver’s Coors Field will host MLB All-Star game

Gov. Jared Polis and other Colorado leaders have been vying for the All-Star game to come to Denver

News

Councilman Chris Hinds: To move Denver’s Cheesman Park away from its elitist roots, let’s keep it free of cars

Lots of residents near the park don't own cars at all; having a nearby location that is absent car smog, sights and sounds resonates with them.

Opinion Columns

Grocery store workers. The son of refugees. A soon-to-be grandfather: These are the 10 people killed in the Boulder King Soopers shooting

When a gunman opened fire in a King Soopers in Boulder on Monday, 10 lives were cut short

Crime and Courts

Kamala Harris talks small business in Denver while Joe Biden touts coronavirus relief in Pennsylvania

Vice President Kamala Harris and husband Doug Emhoff were reinforcing the small business theme Tuesday with stops in Colorado

Politics and Government

Weekend snowstorm, at 27.1 inches, was Denver’s 4th largest dating back 140 years

The weekend snowstorm closed roads, shut down Denver International Airport for two days, and kept schools, businesses and governments closed on Monday

News

Denver International Airport shuts down its runways, I-70 through the mountains is closed as heavy snow pounds Colorado

The Colorado Department of Transportation warned that road closures are highly likely and asked people not to make unnecessary trips.

News

Opinion: We’re council members in Denver and Aurora. Our cities should be allowed to promote affordable housing through local land-use standards.

New state legislation would return land-use authority over affordability in new development back to local governments, where it belongs.

Opinion Columns

Vice President Kamala Harris to tout COVID relief package in Denver

Details on the visit by Kamala Harris and her husband, Doug Emhoff, were still being worked out, the vice president's office said.

Politics and Government

Shooting at Denver’s Civic Center park briefly prompts lockdown of Colorado Capitol

The shooting happened about 12:30 p.m. A man was wounded and taken to a hospital for treatment.

Crime and Courts

Coronavirus has taught Colorado school kids one key lesson: resilience

They have faced continued uncertainty, lost out on sporting events and missed time with friends. Through it all, kids have learned how to cope.

Education

The behind-the-scenes story of being Gov. Jared Polis during Colorado’s coronavirus crisis

“Who would think losing 6,000 people could ever be a win instead of 8,000? It’s just horrific every day,” the Democrat said.

Coronavirus

Colorado parents’ multiple choice on standardized tests: A) The collective good B) sending their kids over the edge

Some say collecting data from the CMAS test is particularly critical after a year of tears, disengagement and online learning

Education

The likely reason why a United Airlines plane’s engine exploded over Denver

The situation raises questions over long-held assumptions about how long fan blades last and whether they are being inspected often enough

News

RTD wants more housing near stations. It may sacrifice parking spots to make that happen.

RTD is expected to vote Tuesday on a new transit-oriented development policy that would make 35% of housing units built on its properties affordable.

Transportation

United Airlines temporarily grounds 24 planes following catastrophic engine failure over Denver

The aircraft that are being removed from United's service have Pratt & Whitney 4000 series engines

Business

Opinion: Denver must end the sale of flavored tobacco products that lure and addict youth

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the tobacco industry’s continued targeting of marginalized groups, tobacco control and prevention are more important than ever.

Opinion Columns
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