On Nov. 7, voters made consequential decisions that altered the Denver School Board and rejected a property tax proposal.
Since Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israeli citizens, the violence has escalated dramatically and painfully, memorialized in brutal photos. Each new atrocity and violation of our common humanity seems to eclipse the one before it with no end in sight.
Despite some pushback at public meetings, Mayor Mike Johnston’s ambitious plan to move 1,000 people currently living on the streets into temporary housing by the end of the year is still on track, according to Cole Chandler, the mayor’s lead advisor on homelessness. “We’re very much pushing forward and think it’s an achievable goal.”
As the burden of climate change will increasingly fall on our youth, “Front Porch” features two local students taking different approaches to some of the environmental challenges before us.
On a recent Wednesday in May, more than four dozen police recruits stood outside the Blazing Chicken Shack in Park Hill listening to owner Rhonda Banks talk about how she and other small business owners have felt ignored by the Denver Police Department over the years.
This month: Glissade Coffee Opens in NW Aurora; Alexan Montview Plaza Progress; East High Con-Law Fourth in Nation; Northfield Drones; Suncor Update; Denver Discovery Classrooms; and Costco Opens in Green Valley Ranch.
Anger has been growing after two recent incidents of gun violence at East High School, which left one student dead and two administrators wounded. Thousands of students, parents, teachers, and administrators are demanding that leaders at Denver Public Schools (DPS) take action to make schools safer.
In January 2022, Ara Nenninger had just returned from a trip to Missouri visiting her mother. She parked her Sprinter van on the street outside her home in north Central Park, but when she came out two days later to clean it out, the van was gone.
With two recent school shootings happening less than two miles from the Capitol and with residents becoming outraged about the rising rates of gun violence, Democrats in the Colorado Legislature have introduced a monumental gun control package consisting of four bills that began progressing through the Legislature in March.
Many new affordable housing projects are underway throughout Northeast Denver to reduce the housing deficit facing neighborhoods and increase the affordable options available for residents.