The State Budget, School Finance, Economic Security, Hot Issues, A Big Grab Bag, and Northeast Denver in the Legislature.
This Month: 1) East Area Plan Update; 2) Community Donates Welcome Baskets for New Neighbors Who Have Been Homeless; 3) Familiar Faces—Bacon and Douthit—Jump into State House District 7 Race, and 4) You can make a difference…
The approaching holiday season is a reminder of the many individuals and families who are less fortunate than ourselves. Giving back—through monetary donations or volunteering—offers a way to honor the season and perhaps even put us on a path toward year-round generosity.
“When you take the kids to the park and you’re seeing these yellow flags and pesticides are being sprayed and you’re walking with your stroller…it’s really frustrating,” says Reynolds, who says the issue has been on her mind “for many years.”
If you have a child in middle school or high school, there’s an excellent chance they have tried vaping (“E-cigarettes”) or are regularly vaping. “Parents would not be wrong to assume that your child has either vaped or has been exposed to those who have fairly regularly,” says Dr. Heather Hoch, a Stapleton resident who specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology at Children’s Hospital Colorado.
What happens when you bring together a group of well-intentioned White women for dinner with the explicit goal of calling out their role in maintaining white supremacy? This is not a hypothetical question or an SNL sketch, but the premise of a local business.
Being home (whether or not in time for the holidays) will soon have a profound new meaning for over a hundred Denver residents—the Quality Inn on Quebec is being transformed into 139 affordable microhousing units.
This month: 1) Gotham Greens, 2) Open Space Supporters Say Park Hill Land Can’t Legally Be Developed, 3) Major Fossil Discovery by DMNS Team
If you have a child in one of these DPS schools, the first score you looked for was likely your own child or grandchild’s school. Lacking any of those you probably looked first at the closest school. Humans are wired to instinctively care for their own family and “tribe”—those closest to us.
This past June, the DPS school board passed a resolution eliminating the use of handcuffs in elementary schools; the only exception is “if the student is openly displaying a deadly weapon,” according to the resolution. This piece addresses alternatives to handcuff use, including de-escalation training DPS staff undergo.