At age nine, Luis Duarte, who grew up in the city of Chihuahua, Mexico, joined some of his soccer friends and classmates to volunteer in a rural community a few hours from his home. When he got there, he found homes built of cardboard, mud, and wood—and people who were both wise and humble.
As the sun went down on March 7, the crowd moved in and filled Civic Center Park to hear John Hickenlooper announce his candidacy for president of the United States.
Sheriff Patrick Firman had focused on making reforms in the Denver Sheriff Department since his arrival in Denver. Among his reforms are several centered on employee wellness and inmate mental health.
“The essence of my work is seeing people who haven’t been seen—people we might not notice,” says painter Jordan Casteel. “I want viewers to see their humanity and be empathetic. To know that everyone has a story: a past, present and future.”
Representative Diana DeGette has served District 1 since 1997 and won reelection in November 2018. As the new legislative session began, she sat down with the Front Porch and other community newspapers to share some of her priorities.
Garry “Noah” Eubanks has lived many lives, from U.S. Marine sniper to train conductor to cancer survivor. A persistent theme in his life has been his profound love and affinity for dogs. He now devotes himself to training and breeding dogs in Denver.
The East High senior was named a 2019 Merit Winner in Songwriting by the National YoungArts Foundation in January. The Foundation selects promising young artists from a pool of applicants from 44 states.
What were YOU doing when you were in 7th grade? If you’re Abby Jones, a student at McAuliffe International School, you’re fresh off the Today Show after delivering a powerful, local TEDx talk about disconnecting.
Alina Miller jumped from a four-story building to escape a fire. Luckily she lived near the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) Emergency Department, where experienced trauma doctors treated her injuries.
The unanimous DPS Board vote was a testament to Susana Cordova’s presentation of herself and her values to the community.