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Michael Hancock

Littwin: Since the future is hard to predict, we’ll look back and see if that works any better

Of the 10 most-read columns I wrote for The Sun in 2020, 3 were about Trump, 3 about COVID, 2 Gardners, 1 Hancock and 1 Biden.

Colorado Convention Center bidding misconduct leads to $9 million settlement

Trammel Crow Company and Mortenson Construction must pay $4.5 million each and issue a public apology to the city, according to the settlement.

Now that the coronavirus vaccine is here, public health agencies must convince Coloradans to take it

At least 70% of Coloradans must get the shot to achieve herd immunity, but it will take more than a $1 million marketing budget to build credibility

Littwin: Getting on a plane was easy, but restoring Michael Hancock’s credibility will be a lot harder

Sadly, we expect hypocrisy from our leaders. But there are limits, and Denver’s mayor, against his own advice, crossed the line.

Opinion: Mayor Hancock’s interference harms Denver Public Schools superintendent search

Denver’s current, former mayors say “dysfunctional” school board mistreated departing Superintendent Susana Cordova

The mayors’ statement echoes a letter signed by 14 former school board members, all of them women, that blames a “hostile work environment” in which the superintendent was “interrupted, talked over, and routinely discounted by board members.”

“Black in Denver” illustrates through photos — and words — the vast diversity of the Black diaspora

Nashville-born artist Narkita Gold might have chosen a larger canvas, like Chicago or New York, but she found “communities” in Colorado

Colorado governor unveils new coronavirus restrictions aimed at preventing lockdowns

Coronavirus is running so rampant in many counties -- including Denver, Adams and Jefferson -- they should already be locked down under metrics defining the state’s old dial system.

Denver orders city residents to be home by 10 p.m. in attempt to slow coronavirus

The new restrictions in Denver come after Gov. Jared Polis on Thursday, along with Colorado's top epidemiologist, warned coronavirus is circulating in the state at its highest rate since the pandemic began

Denver implements more coronavirus restrictions as cases, hospitalizations continue to rise

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced on Tuesday that the state has downgraded the city to Colorado's safer-at-home Level 3 status. Businesses, including restaurants and retail, and offices can only operate at 25% of their capacity.

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

Denver requires mask-wearing outdoors, limits gathering to five people as coronavirus cases rise

New public health orders limiting people's movement were also unveiled Friday in Adams and Arapahoe counties

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

Denver enacts stricter rules for universities as coronavirus outbreaks spread at campuses

Denver’s decision comes as outbreaks at the University of Colorado Boulder are threatening in-person learning, and Colorado College has moved mostly remote

Nicolais: Clowns to the left, jokers to right, Michael Hancock in the middle continuing to govern

Between constant attacks from people like Candi CdeBaca and Steffan Tubbs, Mayor Michael Hancock has dealt with a pandemic and protests with aplomb

Homelessness in Denver is obvious, but the never-ending work to solve it is harder to see

It could take months to find someone housing. And in that time, hundreds more who are newly homeless or new to Denver have arrived.

Senegal president offers condolences to victims of Denver fire that killed 5

Senegal Consul General Elhadji Ndao flew to Denver on Thursday at the request of his country's leaders and said he is looking forward to the investigation

Opinion: Is your neighborhood raising your risk? Redlining set Denver communities up for more coronavirus danger

But what makes Denver's Valverde so attractive to its residents might also have raised its risks amid the coronavirus pandemic. The westside neighborhood had the highest COVID-19 hospitalization rate in the city.

Encampment near Capitol cleared out days after governor invites cleanup, troopers get OK to enforce Denver ordinances

Colorado State Patrol troopers in helmets and yellow booties swept through Lincoln Park on Wednesday morning. Crews used snow shovels to pile up trash.

Homeless camps in downtown Denver are “out of control” as the pandemic drags on. So what’s the solution?

One nonprofit counted 30 encampments and 664 tents. The tent cities are growing more persistent as Denver has backed off enforcing the camping ban.

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