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Mayor Michael Hancock

Mayor Michael Hancock
Mayor Michael Hancock

Littwin: More and more people are apparently done with COVID, but is COVID actually done with us?

Denver is dropping its mask-or-vax mandate for indoor settings, although Mayor Michael Hancock still encourages wearing masks when appropriate — because they work.

Opinion Columns

Denver’s climate change “czar” has a mission and millions of dollars to start carrying it out

A vote to boost sales taxes to combat greenhouse gas emissions hands a big fund to the climate change office, which has equally big goals on changing everything from building structure to recycling habits.


Opinion: Denver should implement the police task-force recommendations

They will transform local policing into comprehensive public safety

Opinion Columns

Colorado’s urban open space past haunts the future of development and community life

From Park Hill Golf to Westminster Farm to the Stock Show grounds, neighbors demand much from rebuilding of spaces they feel ownership in, while developers say there’s only so much they can do.


What’d I Miss?: Denver’s mayor as unreliable narrator


Opinion: Ban flavored tobacco to protect health of LGBTQ community

Opinion Columns

Denver’s unique sales tax to fight climate change could be a blueprint for future action nationwide

Ballot measure 2A is part of Denver’s efforts to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in the city, but some are concerned about regressive nature of the tax


Wilson: Denver police are making the case for defunding on their own

Opinion Columns

Downtown Denver is starving for people. When will they come back?

After the shutdown, few companies have fully returned to their offices, while homelessness and protests conjure a new vibe.


The first two efforts to defund police in Colorado quickly failed. Will a push at CU be the first to succeed?

The Colorado legislature passed a sweeping police accountability bill in the wake of George Floyd protests, but so far efforts to replace law enforcement with mental health workers have failed.

Crime and Courts

Hundreds gather in downtown Denver for memorial service in honor of George Floyd

Protests in Denver in response to Floyd’s death at the hands of police officers in Minnesota reached their eighth straight day on Thursday