Denver

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

Polling shows support for a tax hike to pay for a Front Range passenger train. But the devil is in the details.

The effort — showing 61% support for a sales tax increase to pay for the route — is starting off strong and supporters can make their case to state lawmakers. However, that share will likely decline when an exact tax increase is finalized.

Uber driver’s lawyer says he fatally shot Denver passenger in self-defense

Prosecutors allege that Michael Hancock planned to kill his Uber passenger

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado plans to abandon its battle against the emerald ash borer

The devastating pests detected in Broomfield and Westminster last month signal it’s time to lift the Boulder County quarantine and start planting a new urban forest

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

In a twist, Colorado asks the EPA to lower the state’s air rating from “moderate” to “serious”

The EPA will hold a Friday hearing on whether to lower the ozone status of Denver and eight other northern Colorado counties from "moderate" to "serious"

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver’s Pizzability (with a new brewery on tap) is looking for longevity after its viral hit

The good has outweighed the bad after a viral local news segment highlighted poor treatment of the Cherry Creek pizzeria's special needs employees, owner Tiffany Fixter said. But, she says, "disability is not a trend. We are a part of the community.”

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Lawsuit against signature-gathering firm illustrates problems with Colorado’s process to get on the ballot, lawyer says

Walker Stapleton’s legal action against signature-gathering firm Kennedy Enterprises goes to trial on Monday in Denver and comes as the 2020 primary elections in Colorado near and recall efforts gain steam

News Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver is one of two finalists for a Medal of Honor Museum

The National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation is expected to make a final decision by October

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

As Colorado biking fatalities rise, a Boulder cyclist’s loved ones seek justice after he was left for dead

Andrew Bernstein, 34, was struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run in Boulder County on Saturday. More cyclists have been dying on Colorado’s roads in recent years, according to state data.