The second session of the 71st Colorado General Assembly convened Jan. 10. As always, the key numbers are: 65 representatives, 35 senators and one governor in a maximum 120-day long gathering to determine the state’s future.
The Park Hill Golf Course to Close in 2019. The big question is whether that closure will be permanent.
“The story of Colfax deserves to be told,” says Jonny Barber, a musician, former Elvis impersonator and curator of the new Colfax Avenue Museum.
The project to widen I-70 from I-25 to Chambers Road, the Central 70 Project, reached a milestone in November when CDOT reached agreement with Kiewit Meridiam Partners (KMP) on a complex public-private partnership (P3) for building, operating and maintaining the 10-mile stretch of highway.
Riding RTD’s A Line train past the 61st & Peña station, the view to the east is of a warehouse-looking building highlighted by pulsating colored lights and a big “Panasonic” sign. This is Panasonic’s one-year-old operations hub for a new business unit focusing on “smart cities.”
State education officials announced in June that Colorado will stop administering the PARCC exams, standardized tests that are used in multiple states to assess student and school achievement of Common Core standards in math and language arts.
It was standing-room-only on Friday, May 19, as hundreds of people squeezed into the pews of Montview Blvd. Presbyterian Church to attend a town hall with U.S. Senator Michael Bennet.
The tentative optimism conveyed by area legislators in January regarding the upcoming session of the Colorado General Assembly appears to have been justified.
Complaints from local hotels about increased crime along the Quebec corridor unearthed large homeless encampments in labyrinthine spaces underneath the 40th St. and Smith Road bridges, according to District 5 Lt. Ian Culverhouse.