Soon after the murder verdicts against white former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was announced Tuesday afternoon, state Rep. Tony Exum Sr., a Democrat from Colorado Springs, offered the first official post-conviction response: a prayer.
In a mostly procedural rubber stamp of the Denver Landmark Preservation Commission’s decision, Denver’s Land Use, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to send the issue of the Channel 7 building's landmark status to the full city council.
On the eve of the unofficial "holiday" for cannabis, the Denver City Council unanimously passed three bills changing the city’s marijuana policy to allow for social equity delivery and hospitality businesses.
One of Denver’s oldest residential neighborhoods and the site of extensive Chicano history, the La Alma Lincoln Park neighborhood, might become historically designated.
The countersuit eclipses the $1.3 billion lawsuit Dominion filed in February against Lindell regarding the conspiracy theory that the company switched votes from Donald Trump to Joe Biden in last November's election.
Centennial-based United Launch Alliance announced Monday it had signed a multi-launch deal with Amazon for the online retailer's project to boost global broadband access.
The first flight of an aircraft on Mars was praised Monday morning by the Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation.
Joey Bunch: "More of the same won't cut it. Bringing back Big Red to ocean-blue Colorado will take new ideas, electable candidates and, more importantly, tangible results; winning on principle is just another way of losing."
Jena Griswold just might be the most polarizing figure in Colorado politics today.
The Denver City Council will hold its final vote on three bills Monday that could lead to what many consider the biggest shift in marijuana policy since Amendment 64, which made recreational marijuana legal in 2014.
Denver Auditor Timothy O’Brien issued a news release Thursday claiming the Westin Denver International Airport Hotel is withholding financial documents related to revenue his office should be allowed to review.
Television maker VIZIO revealed plans to open a “tech innovation office” in Denver, staffed by more than 100 by the end of 2022.
Ernest Luning: "Ten years ago this month, Colorado's political world might not have been any kinder, but the pace and daily pressure seem gentler, if only through the gauze of the years."
Carson Elementary School officials sent a message to parents on Tuesday warning of two attempted child enticements in the Hilltop neighborhood Monday night.
As coronavirus rules and regulations go under county authority on Friday, owners of restaurants and other establishments reflect on what it means for their businesses' future.
The Denver City Council Business Committee approved a rental licensing policy program Wednesday that would require landlords to pay for long-term licenses to rent out their properties.
The cost of community college will remain the same in Colorado, after the state system's governing board voted Wednesday to keep tuition flat the upcoming school year.
The Mending Roots Forest Project hopes to plant 200 trees to remember young people killed by guns in Denver. The living memorial in northeast Park Hill would be called the Mending Roots Forest.
Insurance giant IMA Financial Group added a big name in Denver to its roster with the hiring of Paul Washington to head its corporate partnerships group as an executive vice president.
The Biden administration is considering the former senator from Colorado (and Obama Cabinet member) Ken Salazar as ambassador to Mexico, according to Axios national reporter Hans Nichols, co-author of the weekly Sneak Peek newsletter.
The group seeking to establish a legal representation program through the ballot box for Denver residents facing eviction has concerns about a similar, less far-reaching effort from two city council members.
Vasquez was the political director on the Gov. Jared Polis' 2018 core campaign team, building his network of key leaders and supporters. Vasquez is the founder and president of strategy and public relations firm Power Map Ltd.
In the first discussions of the 2022 city operating budget, officials said they expect Denver’s revenue to recover significantly in the upcoming year, nearly reaching 2019 rates.
Raised by a single mother whose only source of income was a disability check, Mabrey, 30, said he wants to bring his experience growing up in the district — dependent on food stamps, his family faced eviction and was homeless for a stretch — to advocate for economic and racial justice at the state Capitol.
In case announcements released on Monday, the justices indicated they would review whether a trial court judge correctly described kidnapping as an offense that occurs when someone is seized and carried, which includes “any movement, however short in distance.”
From 10 to 12 candidates for the Denver superintendent job are expected to participate in a second round of interviews starting next week, the head of the firm conducting the search said.
The Denver City Council unanimously approved the donation of over a dozen American Bison from the Denver Mountain Park system to three tribal nations in Colorado and Oklahoma during its meeting Monday.
The Denver City Council unanimously passed the first vote for three bills regarding marijuana regulations Monday, moving the social equity plan for marijuana delivery and hospitality businesses one step closer to fruition.
Frannie Matthews has had her head in the tech sector since Apple was just a snack and the hottest computer was named Commodore.
For Councilwoman Jamie Torres, serving Denver is in her blood. A third-generation Denverite, Torres represents District 3 with a lifelong respect and admiration for the community it holds.
Lower-income residents of Denver who face eviction would have access to a permanent legal representation program under a proposed ordinance from two Denver council members, although the draft policy does not raise any new revenue to fund itself.
The Colorado Army National Guard’s Second Brigade will begin its annual training sessions this week, flying over the Denver metro area to prepare for the upcoming wildfire season.
Senate President Leroy Garcia hailed the introduction of bipartisan legislation to create, manage and maintain a passenger rail line from the New Mexico to Wyoming border with stops up the Front Range.
Denver's Department of Housing Stability is soliciting proposals from service providers interested in helping the city administer the Emergency Rental Assistance program.
The Denver-based economic think tank said the pandemic has delivered Colorado $67.2 billion in state and federal dollars, as lawmakers this week began hammering out the state budget that takes effect July 1.
Not only will professional baseball’s Midsummer Classic provide Denver a much-needed economic boost, it shines a national spotlight here right when summer travel plans are being set.
Scott McCoy has been hired to serve as the Denver International Airport’s new general counsel and executive vice president, the airport announced Thursday.
Denver’s Landmark Preservation Commission voted Tuesday to designate the 51-year-old Channel 7 building at 123 E. Speer Blvd. a landmark, preventing developers from razing the five-story Brutalist-style building.
Researchers at the University of Denver’s Colorado Evaluation and Action Lab examined 6,839 adult felony cases that the city accepted for prosecution between July 2017 and June 2018, finding white defendants were more likely to have their drug cases referred to problem-solving court and to receive plea agreements that could ultimately end with the dismissal of their case in exchange for staying out of trouble.
It was no accident that Denver's Coors Field landed this summer's All-Star Game after Major League Baseball pulled the event from Atlanta over recent changes to Georgia's voting laws. But the feat had more to do with preparation and hustle — and possibly the Mile High City's high, dry air — than the state's election system.
The Board hired Investigations Law Group. That's the same firm that was hired by the Colorado General Assembly to conduct a legislative workplace investigation in the wake of harassment allegations in 2018 that led to the expulsion of former state Rep. Steve Lebsock, D-Thornton.
The Denver City Council Finance and Governance Committee approved proposals Tuesday to update the city’s Ethics Code and apply rules for the confirmation of mayoral cabinet members.
Denver health officials are beginning to sort through the challenges of undertaking COVID restrictions as the state prepares to step back and leave infection control up to individual counties.
"A beautiful ballpark in a state whose voting system is designed to enable safe, secure, and easy-to-use voting," tweeted Attorney General Phil Weiser. "Welcome #MLB to #MileHigh."
The Denver City Council voted unanimously Monday to expand provisions of its group living amendment to the entire city, bridging gaps created by the 20% of Denver still under the “old code,” former Chapter 59.
The Major League Baseball All-Star game is coming to Denver for the first time since 1998, according to multiple reports. An official announcement is expected to be made on Tuesday.
March brought a record-setting month to the metro Denver residential real estate market, according to the Denver Metro Association of Realtors. With historically low inventory and historically high prices, it’s an awful time to be a home buyer here.
State prisons chief Dean Williams will read the personal narrative of a former inmate Wednesday night online, as part of the JustUs project of the Motus Theater in Boulder.
More than a dozen American Bisons from the Denver Mountain Park system were gifted to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma and another to the Tall Bull Memorial Council in Sedalia.
A federal judge has thrown out a legal action from multiple environmental organizations seeking to halt the expansion of a key Denver Water storage facility, citing no legal authority to address the challenge.