Denver is weighing zoning rule changes that would make it easier for community groups and other organizations to open tiny home villages to house people experiencing homelessness.
The Denver City Council should take note that no other states have passed carbon tax bills when considering a newly proposed bill for Denver, Americans for Tax Reform said in a release.
Denver Human Services is providing quality programs to the public but not being transparent enough about its spending practices, a new city audit report says.
On a day teeming with test scores, it’s possible to tell what the Denver school district is most proud of by where it holds its annual press conference.
Mayor Michael Hancock has appointed Happy Haynes, executive director of the Department of Parks and Recreation, as deputy mayor.
The Bustang will begin taking Denver passengers to Estes Park later this month, encouraging them to stop at nearby Rocky Mountain National Park, a free trolley ride away.
After DIA fired the contractor handling the renovation of the airport's main terminal, that contractor has pushed back.
Denver officials are cleaning up the city’s rules regarding residency for those serving in elected office.
Denver's Biennial of the Americas Festival has announced the speakers who will be addressing its theme of "Empathy in Action" next month.
Passengers are looking at five to six additional years of construction noise, block-offs and re-routes at Denver International Airport.
Officials at Denver International Airport are not agreeing to pay more money or allow more time for the major terminal construction project currently underway.
Police say a man has died after he collided with a car while riding an electric scooter in Denver last week.
Journalists in the Denver area can no longer listen to police scanners, and the adjustment is not going smoothly.
Denver's first chief sustainability officer is leaving office after leading the city to multiple climate action awards.
Denver absorbs about half of the 200 state prisoners who go into community corrections each month.
The Denver school district’s intense focus on test scores makes it nearly impossible to spread teaching practices that would improve education.
The land the course sits on was sold in July to a developer for $24 million.
The tributes for Denver’s beloved storyteller read like a John Ensslin story.
The city has nearly doubled the number of syringes it collects at seven downtown locations.
All of us at Colorado Politics are mourning the loss of our friend and colleague, reporter John C. Ensslin. Here's a look back at some of his best work for CoPo.
A new stream of tax revenue will help Denver bolster mental health and substance abuse treatment options in the city.
The current variance was set to expire on Sept. 6 but was extended an additional 12 months.
Denver and northern Colorado's urban corridor failed to meet federal ozone pollution standards, and the state will have to come up with a new plan to clean up the air, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said.
Denver city officials and two private prison companies have come to a verbal agreement to keep six community corrections facilities open in the short term after the City Council voted Monday to end the companies’ contracts.
In light of a string of fatal bicycle and car accidents on Denver streets, Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration will reduce speed limits on a handful of city thoroughfares beginning later this month.
John C. Ensslin will be memorialized by the Denver Press Club Monday night.
Ensslin, who was found dead Monday at age 65, for years was the driving force behind the nation's oldest press club, where he's being remembered.
A second high-ranking prosecutor will leave Denver District Attorney Beth McCann’s office in the wake of a workplace investigation that questioned whether McCann was letting bullying, sexist and racial remarks go unpunished.
A proposal to attach an historic designation to Tom's Diner on East Colfax Avenue in Denver has advanced despite the longtime owner's objections.
DA Beth McCann let another prosecutor get away with misconduct long before her second-in-command bullied staffers, according to documents and interviews.
If approved, riders would need to follow the same rules as people on bikes by riding in the street and designated bike lanes.
In a month where deep-pocketed education organizations announced their endorsements in the Denver school board races, the candidates did not see big cash infusions — yet.
Denver officials have declined to renew more than $10 million in contracts with two for-profit companies that operate halfway houses.
Three months ago, Denver voters narrowly approved a measure that decriminalizes psilocybin mushrooms in the city.
Ensslin joined the staff of Colorado Politics in March, focusing on Denver politics, but his heralded career in Colorado goes back decades.
After a family went public this spring with the story of their 7-year-old son being handcuffed at school, the Denver district reported that school safety officers had handcuffed students 58 times in the past two years. The alarming statistic prompted the school board to ban the use of handcu…
Listen to our interviews with Denver Democratic Chair Melissa Johnsen and GOP Chair Kristina Cook.
A safety audit ordered by DIA officials says the contractors have put the public and employees at risk during renovations.
As development in Denver abounds, a blighted strip of East Colfax Avenue has "languished," an urban renewal official says.
Denver school officials are exploring building a new high school in the Montbello neighborhood, but it won’t be the comprehensive high school some community members want.
Politico ranked firms that made the most money lobbying the U.S. government.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock told a group of business leaders that the city needs to have “a tough conversation” about increasing wages for workers.
How does Denver ensure a complete and accurate count of its population during the 2020 census?
The vote marked the first time that the three insurgent candidates who defeated incumbents to win their council seat split away as a block from the rest of the council.
Denver Mayor Benjamin F. Stapleton is remembered for overseeing several major projects in the city during his time in office, first in the 1920s and again in the 1930s.
Denver District Attorney Beth McCann has reversed course, announcing that her second in command will resign for bullying other staffers and intimidating another top prosecutor with a baseball bat.
Officials of Denver International Airport say the airport's contractor redeveloping its main terminal may be breaching its agreement.
To address many of the challenges resulting from Denver’s booming growth, city leaders should immediately improve the bus system.
"The influx of people moving to Denver is driving elders and low-income families from their homes, raising property taxes and costs of living."
"Folks in Kansas City have coined the term 'Denverization' when it comes to how they don’t want their city to grow."