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Inside Colorado’s attempt to police the growing number of homeless camps in national forests

More homeless camps have been popping up in Colorado’s national forests during the pandemic

Outdoors

Silverman: Look closely, stop and listen, and you can find the heart of Denver

After watching Denver businesses close their doors due to COVID and protests, even the reopening of a downtown McDonald's offered a pick-me-up

Opinion Columns

Advocates decry Denver homeless sweeps ahead of MLB’s All-Star game

Housing

10 moves in 4 months: Following one homeless couple’s endless migration around Denver

Inside the reality of living in Denver's roving tent communities through snow, heat, sweeps — and a pandemic

News

Rep. Amabile: Colorado’s failure to address severe mental illness is a human disaster

It’s time to bring a sense of urgency and commitment to helping these individuals.

Opinion Columns

Residents of Denver’s Park Hill neighborhood sue to stop legal homeless site from opening in church parking lot

The legal encampments are meant to be cleaner and more stable environments for those experiencing a lack of shelter.

Housing

“The reading man” of Grand Junction was killed by a stranger. His friends in downtown aren’t done telling his story.

Warren Barnes read near a bridal shop almost every day. The man accused of murdering him told cops he thought no one would notice he was gone.

Crime and Courts

Drew Litton: Weathering the Colorado spring

Opinion

Opinion: Why Coloradans experiencing homelessness need COVID-19 vaccination now

Bringing vaccines to communities most affected by the pandemic is a public health, health-equity and moral imperative. Not doing so prolongs this pandemic.

Opinion Columns

With homelessness more visible than ever, Colorado cities don’t have to count outdoor residents

While Denver and Colorado Springs opted out of the annual homeless count during coronavirus, Grand Junction and Glenwood volunteers fanned out to rural camps

Housing

Confusion and omissions dampen hopes for speedy COVID-19 vaccinations of unhoused Coloradans

Providers are concerned about getting unhoused people back for the required second dose of coronavirus vaccine.

News

Wilson: Denver hip-hop legend Apostle returns to take on Michael Hancock and homelessness

No matter where you stand on Denver’s homelessness crisis, we can all agree that due to COVID’s impact, it’s going to get worse.

Opinion Columns

Denver asks federal appeals court to stop ruling on homeless sweeps

The city is appealing Monday's ruling requiring them to give a week's notice before clearing illegal encampments.

Housing

Federal judge requires week notice before encampment sweeps in Denver

Judge William Martinez ruled Monday that Denver must give a week's notice before clearing out illegal encampments.

Housing

How one block on Pearl Street represents Denver’s stubborn homelessness crisis

The city’s encampments persist, with tensions boiling over in Capitol Hill. Denver has opened two sanctioned camps, but they’re full. Besides, some refuse to live there.

News

Opinion: Mayor Coffman’s conclusions about homelessness are unfounded and troubling

Opinion Columns

In a Colorado long-term care facility during coronavirus, and desperate to get out

There are significant barriers that keep people in nursing homes that they would rather not live in. Affordable housing is a huge one.

Housing

Months into coronavirus, I returned to urban nature and once again found hope

Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus

Write On, Colorado

Homeless challenge Denver encampment sweeps in federal court

The lawsuit names Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and other city officials and police officers as defendants but also Gov. Jared Polis for allegedly encouraging the sweep of an encampment of a park near the state Capitol this summer

News

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

Opinion Columns
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