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”).
This month: Park Hill Golf Course Development Update; Lowry Taproom; and New Businesses in the Shops on Montview.
In November, Denver residents cast their votes on many ballot measures. Here are the results of some of the key city and state initiatives.
United States Congressman Jason Crow is the co-sponsor of a bill that would prevent law enforcement officers from needing to respond to calls involving mental health crises. The bill, which was passed by the House, would provide local governments with grants to form mental health units, instead of police, to respond to certain 911 calls.
Over the past three years, the rates of car crimes committed in Denver have skyrocketed and include vandalism, catalytic converter removal, gasoline siphoning, and vehicle theft. Although these problems are impacting the entire city, car crimes have been especially prevalent in Northeast Denver neighborhoods.