With the Denver Public Schools (DPS) Board election coming this fall, the Front Porch brought together four former Board members to share wisdom born of experience.
In the Stapleton vote, Question #1 asked if the name Stapleton should be removed. Stapleton property owners voted no. 3,590 ballots were cast. 2,282 (65.2%) voted to keep the name. 1,216 (34.8%) voted to remove the name.
In the span of just eight days starting in early August, DPD investigated 19 burglaries, but the crime spree might be over as quickly as it began. DPD has filed criminal charges on several juveniles and linked them to at least 10 cases of burglary/auto theft.
Statewide, 3rd through 8th graders take the Colorado Measure of Academic Success (CMAS) Test. High school students take the PSAT (9th and 10th graders) and the SAT (11th graders) to track their readiness for college.
Mayor Michael Hancock says balancing the desires of existing residents with an increasing population and having a city that is equitable and socio-economically diverse is one reason he ordered the comprehensive plan for the city.
Frustration with Congress’ longstanding failure to pass comprehensive immigration reform is mounting across the country and in our own community.
Theo Sam, an inquisitive 9-year old, has many ideas and questions about the world around him. When he spotted holes in a tree near his mailbox, he puzzled over them briefly before beginning to investigate.
Views on whether to keep or change the name of the Stapleton community—plus answers to your questions about the ballot and Letters to the Editor
Incoming City Council Member Amanda Sawyer ran on a platform that opposed Denver’s rapid growth, and is especially interested in slowing development in District 5. Councilman Chris Herndon, just re-elected to his third and final term, says Denver is handling growth “in a responsible manner.”
Stapleton’s rail station is one factor that made Central Park Blvd. (CPB), from Montview to 36th Ave., a high priority location for one of Denver’s eight high-comfort bike lane projects.