This fall, Denver voters will decide the new makeup of the Denver School Board and the outcome of two ballot measures. Election Day is Nov. 7, with ballots mailed out on Oct. 16. We originally interviewed three of the four at-large candidates—as of Sept. 29, Paul Ballenger ended his campaign and our online article reflects that.
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.”
This month: 1) New Luxury Apartment Complex; 2) Three Arrows Gallery Opens in Central Park; 3) Kurt Dennis Sues Denver Public Schools; 4) New Businesses at The Shops at Northfield; 5) National Wildlife Property Repository; and 6) New Plans for Bluff Lake Nature Center.
This month: New Pickleball Courts at MLK Rec Center; Boychik Expanding to Stanley Marketplace; I-70 Express Lane Tolling Now Live; DEN Reserve Reduces DIA Screening Time; Pauline Robinson Library Temporarily Closes; and Funding Supports Additional Hours at Sam Gary Library.
After several months of campaigning and two rounds of voting, the results of the 2023 Denver elections have been certified and the leaders of our communities have been determined.
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: 1) The LUME Closes; 2) United Flight Training Center Expansion Continues; 3) Denver Discovery School Closing; 4) WCMD Election in April; 5) Three’s Company; and 6) Changes to Denver Compost Program.
Terri Gentry is a fourth generation Denverite who has been attending Denver’s Martin Luther King Jr. Marade since its inception in 1986. “It’s always been an event about unity and coming together, with people from all walks of life. Young people, old people, families pushing strollers. Blacks, whites, Latinos, Jews, Christians, Muslims.”
This month: 1) The Suncor Shutdown; 2) Northfield HS Principal Announces Retirement; 3) Groundbreaking for Nature Play in City Park; and 4) East High Hockey Coach Wins Coach of the Year.
The CSU Spur campus is located at the National Western Center and hopes to attract some of the 10,000 students who visit the National Western Stock Show every year. This year on Jan. 6, the day before the stock show begins, CSU will officially open its third and final new building named Hydro (the Greek word for “water”).