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Officials from the Department of Housing Stability laid out their case for more funding on Tuesday, even as some councilmembers worried about the sustainability of using one-time federal dollars for permanent programs. Some councilmembers also quizzed the agency about the perception of crime associated with hotels that serve the homeless population. 

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The Denver City Council on Monday gave the greenlight to allocate $5 million to help purchase a hotel that houses some of the city's homeless population.

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The Polis administration threatened the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with legal action over pending plans to impose a more expensive blend of gasoline to reduce ozone pollution in the Denver metro area. I a letter to the EPA, Gov. Jared Polis called it "frustrating" that a federal la…

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In his final budget proposal as Denver's mayor, Michael Hancock seeks to spend $3.75 billion next year and deploy "historic" resources to tackling the city's homeless challenge.

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Gov. Jared Polis and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock are hosting Colorado Remembers 9/11 on Thursday, an event commemorating the 21st anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks.  

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Deborah "Debbie" Ortega, a longtime member of Denver City Council, is joining a crowded field for mayor that includes at least 10 candidates.

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Following a tumultuous period punctuated by a statewide rise in violent crime, recruitment woes amid understaffing, climbing 911 response times and nearly three years of a global health crisis, Denver’s chief of police is headed for retirement.

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Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen will retire in October after nearly 30 years with the department and four years at the helm, the city announced Wednesday.

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Born in the mid-1980s when the auction was in danger of being canceled because no one was bidding on the champion animals raised by 4-H and Future Farmers of America youth, Rustlers soon inspired competing civic-minded groups from throughout the state, which have together raised more than $12 million to help young Coloradans pursue careers in agriculture.

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The community oversight committee tasked with overseeing Denver’s Support Team Assisted Response program will facilitate their upcoming monthly meeting, rather than city employees, after tensions overflowed last month when an employee in the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment made the singular decision to shut down the meeting.

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Dates are out for the Cities Summit of the Americas event, which will make its debut in Denver next year and is expected to convene hundreds of elected officials from throughout the Western Hemisphere in the Mile High City.

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The Denver mayoral race is heating up. Former head of the Denver Metro Chamber Kelly Brough has filed the paperwork declaring her candidacy for the Denver mayoral race next year, although she’s not revealing her platform just yet, she said.

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Moments after Denver District Attorney Beth McCann announced Tuesday that she would open a grand jury investigation into a shooting last month in Lower Downtown, the Denver Police Department released video footage depicting a frightening situation in the early morning hours of July 17, when three police officers shot a man with dozens of people just a few feet behind him.

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When Democrat John Hickenlooper launched his campaigns for president and the U.S. Senate in 2019, politicians and pundits alike derided the Coloradan's contention that he could break the logjam in Washington with an approach he cultivated as a barkeep, Denver mayor and governor to bring oppo…

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National media are beginning to talk about a transition from a seller’s market to a buyer’s market, as home prices dip with rising mortgage rates. But don’t expect that shift to happen anytime soon in Denver.