Paul Ballard, former president and CEO of Trinity Metro in Fort Worth, Texas, brings more than 40 years of experience as a leader in public and private sector transit systems.
For years, Denver has fought and failed to find solutions on homelessness, and the battle continues on many fronts. Colorado Politics dives deep into whether a winning strategy is in sight.
The retreat is hosted by the Department of Housing Stability at the request of Denver City Council members who want to learn more about the work the agency is doing and its plans going forward.
The Regional Transportation District’s board of directors is positioned to announce the agency’s new interim general manager and CEO on Tuesday night.
Murphy Robinson, the chief operating officer for the city, will serve as the interim executive director of the agency that oversees the city’s police, sheriff and fire departments.
Councilwoman Jamie Torres introduced a proclamation restating Denver’s commitment to accepting refugees from other countries. The declaration was adopted in a unanimous vote.
A ransom was paid to the hackers responsible for a cyberattack on a Denver college with hopes to restore their incapacitated systems, university officials said.
There is a nationwide trend toward getting rid of late fines and expanding access.
The Denver City Council unanimously supported the program that pairs up police with behavioral health clinicians to respond to 911 calls that involve individuals with mental health needs.
Not every government employee can get away with talking about romance in the workplace. But if you are Denver Clerk and Recorder Paul López, it’s part of the job.
“Judy Woodruff has been a pioneer in broadcasting and an ardent supporter of women in journalism and media,” Denver Press Club President Dan Petty said.
“By following the money, we are alleging a case of financial crimes that led from one Denver home, to massage parlors around Denver, to bank accounts in China.”
"With this vote urging City Council to protect and preserve the conservation easement, we are one step closer to our goal to one day see this become a regional park."
Denver’s government on Monday evening is expected to issue a proclamation reaffirming its commitment to refugee resettlement in Denver.
The frontrunner in the sprawling field won't attend the forum on Wednesday because of a scheduling conflict, his campaign told Colorado Politics.
Pit bulls could soon stroll city sidewalks after being outlawed in Denver for more than 30 years.
Mayor Hancock: “While the federal government has taken a step back, it’s cities and mayors who are taking on the challenges Americans need solutions to."
Fifteen percent of the Denver Police Department’s 1,606 officers are women, and the department is hoping to boost that percentage.
Denver Auditor Timothy O’Brien warned: “Technology Services needs to be able to take the lead to ensure a uniform approach to cybersecurity.”
Denver Council members Debbie Ortega and Jamie Torres will help unveil a mural honoring the 2020 Census during the Lunar New Year's celebration Saturday morning in West Denver.
The Denver Police Department will receive $1.7 million to expand its co-responder program, in which social workers ride with officers to address the needs of those in crisis and divert them from custody.
Amanda Sandoval: “Moving the office into the district will strengthen ties between the community by breaking down barriers and increasing the public’s access.”
Denver Councilman Chris Hinds, who uses a wheelchair, learned that seven handicap parking spaces at his residence had been sold to non-disabled residents after no one with a disability had moved into the building before him.
“This ‘die-in’ will simulate being dead in order to represent the number of lives lost from this deadly policy,” organizers of the #Fight4HER reproductive rights campaign wrote in a press release.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency began investigating in 2012 whether K.P. Kauffman Company Inc. was meeting its obligation to minimize volatile organic compounds in Colorado’s poor-ozone zone.
Fusion Studios, formerly a Quality Inn & Suites, will later this month begin filling 139 micro-apartments for individuals and couples experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
Susana Cordova’s first year as superintendent of Denver schools was marked by what one observer called a “torrent of change.
Just two weeks before Super Tuesday, Joe Biden will return to Colorado for a high-dollar fundraiser at the home of former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.
A group that was looking for a landmark designation has withdrawn its application and there's a contract with a potential property developer that would keep the building at 4345 W. 46th Ave.
The combination of a march for civil rights and parade celebrating King’s life was held by the MLK Colorado Holiday Commission and drew thousands. The annual celebration has historically been one of the country’s largest gatherings to honor King.
Deputy James Grimes was cited with speeding 40 mph or more over the limit in a construction zone, reckless driving and three counts of reckless endangerment.
House District 6 Democrats have set a Feb. 4 meeting date to fill the unexpired term of Chris Hansen, and there is a potential group of six candidates to choose from so far.
It not only marked the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, but also a presidential election year.
While Denver Mayor Michael Hancock heralded a "bicycle revolution," some wondered whether that was the right direction for the city.
Denver Auditor Timothy M. O’Brien says his office is one of the first in the country to follow every nickel of city spending.
Robocalls — those vexatious automated telephone calls most often associated with scammers but sometimes from real businesses — have seen a 15% average annual increase across Colorado in the last five years.
“We have heard very loud and clear that the community feels like RTD doesn’t communicate with them."
State Rep. Chris Hansen, D-Denver, will serve out the remainder of Sen. Lois Court’s term after winning 79% of the votes at Thursday night’s vacancy committee meeting.
“We had a dynamic pool of candidates for these vacancies, which made this a difficult decision,” he said.
The money will provide services to homeless individuals and families, with a goal of moving them into permanent housing.
The owner of a Colorado securities company will pay restitution for his participation in a $1.2 billion nationwide Ponzi scheme.
For some families in Denver, school choice is all but required. These families live in what Denver Public Schools calls “enrollment zones,” a unique — and sometimes confusing — part of school choice.
If you're Facebook friends with Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, then you were treated to an invitation Wednesday to an event he seems to relish. After all, he calls it his celebration Huddle with Hancock.
Joey Bunch: "There are two kinds of shoes on Denver’s 16th Street Mall. I’ve walked in both."
Denver Public Health declared Liberty Park — across the street from the state Capitol — a public health hazard and closed it.
A Democratic committee of 162 members will meet on Thursday night to fill a southeast Denver-based Senate seat.
Women voters are the focus of a talk Wednesday night by author and sociologist Dana R. Fisher and Ian Silverii, the executive director of the state's largest liberal advocacy group, ProgressNow Colorado.
For months, the owner of the Olinger Moore Howard Chapel in Berkeley has sought to sell the building for a townhome development, but historic preservationists are rallying to save it.