Sam Gary made a tremendous fortune in the oil and gas industry—and made a commitment to use his fortune to give back to the community. “Sam’s vision was to find the ways to make a big impact on the community—and he never really cared if he got the credit,” says Mike Johnston, a former state senator and Stapleton resident who was just recently named CEO of Gary’s charitable organizations, the Piton Foundation and Gary Community Investments (GCI).
It is with great sadness that we share the news that longtime civic leader Landri Taylor died on Feb. 27 at age 70. He was remembered at a memorial service March 11 at New Hope Baptist Church.
Ford could speak between 8 and 11 languages and dialects and delivered over 7,000 babies, according to Sylvia Lambe, who serves on the advisory board of the Black American West Museum and Heritage Center.
Park Hill resident Keith Roberts does not make New Year’s resolutions. A motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and MIT Master’s degree-holder, Roberts says, “If you have character, you don’t have to wait until January 1 to make a change.
District Attorney Beth McCann implemented a young adult diversion program in May 2018 to put eligible young adult offenders on track for a future without incarceration.
Stapleton resident Jason Crow received a call on Wednesday, August 29 asking if he would like to speak at the Democratic National Convention the following Thursday. His speech would be just prior to the president of the United States giving his acceptance speech and televised on every major television network. He thought, until he got […]
Executive Chef/Owner of Cattivella Elise Wiggins was only six years old the first time she went hunting with her father in the woods of Louisiana where she grew up. “If you do this, you have to understand we don’t take life to take life. If we take life, you will eat it. Are you ok with that?”
For those who think nostalgically about the 1960s’ activism, Dolores Huerta says, “Sorry you missed 1968, but we’re back.” A crowd of 300 chants “Sí se puede!” (Yes you can!), the motto of the United Farm Workers (UFW), as she takes her seat at History Colorado.
Early on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 6th grade reading teaching Lindsay Agbalokwu instant messaged her good friend and 7th grade reading teacher colleague Marissa Kast that she was feeling a little weird. But her due date was still three weeks away and she’d just felt one small pain.
“Above all, I wanted to be truthful and exact,” Claude Monet wrote about his painting. “He felt that to understand a subject, he needed to look at it every day and paint it from the same spot—to grasp the tone and spirit—the truth—of a place,” said Angelica Daneo, the Denver Art Museum’s curator of European art before 1900 and curator of Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature, at the museum through Feb. 2, 2020.