After going virtual during the COVID-19 pandemic last year, like most large public gatherings, the 12th annual confab, scheduled for Friday and Saturday at a downtown Denver hotel, will be a smaller affair than in previous years, when it filled cavernous exhibit halls at the Colorado Convention Center.
The Denver Department of Transportation and Infrastructure allowed a jail construction project to go nearly $2 million over budget and three years past deadline, according to a report released by Auditor Timothy O’Brien Thursday.
Colorado’s Office of Economic Development and International Trade Thursday approved $8.9 million in job creation tax credit incentives to three companies if they locate or expand in Colorado.
Late-night Denver City Council meetings could become a thing of the past as council members have started discussing ways to reorganize the weekly general meetings to end earlier.
A Colorado baker who won a partial victory at the U.S. Supreme Court in 2018 for refusing to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple violated the state’s anti-discrimination law by refusing to make a birthday cake for a transgender woman, a state judge has ruled.
Ever since the Denver Gazette first broke the story in Colorado that the organization Phil Washington last headed is under investigation in Los Angeles County, Mayor Michael Hancock’s office has circled the wagons around its appointee to become Denver International Airport’s CEO.
Last week, Denver passed a significant threshold: Seventy percent of its eligible population had been vaccinated, a nearly a month ahead of the goal set by President Joe Biden.
The Downtown Denver Business Improvement District is again up for renewal after 30 years of operation, with the City Council set to vote this month on extending the organization for another decade.
The proposals would establish the nonprofit organization Second Chance Center as the provider. The selection for the nearly $700,000 contract comes after Servicios de la Raza, the city’s reentry provider since 2018, declined to reapply for the contract that was opened for bids this year.
Tickets are now on sale for the largest fundraisers for the state largest advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and queer plus Coloradans and their families.
Two former governors — one a Republican, the other a Democratic ex-Denver district attorney — favor taxing retail marijuana users $137.6 million a year to expand students' learning opportunities outside the classroom.
Following the conclusion of the 2021 legislative session, the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual 2021 State of the State and highlighted how the local business community engaged with the policy made this session.
After topping 100 degrees again, Denver broke a 28-year temperature record Tuesday. The heat wave has prompted the city to open cooling stations, and its prompted officials to send out "street outreach teams" to help the city's homeless population.
The Denver City Council land use committee unanimously approved numerous changes to the city’s fire, building and green codes Tuesday as part of a mass cleanup effort.
The Denver City Council voted Monday to postpone its final vote on a bill that would extend zoning for outdoor dining and managed homeless encampments in the city through 2023.
Though the Denver City Council intended to return to in-person meetings next week, that plan has been postponed due to the need for further testing of new technological equipment.
The Los Angeles transportation agency formerly headed by Phil Washington, who has been nominated to be Denver International Airport’s next chief operating officer, is under investigation, an official with the L.A. County District Attorney’s office confirmed Monday.
Reporter Hannah Metzger of The Denver Gazette is taking the time to know each Denver City Council member on a more personal level.
School consolidation and closure are coming to Denver. The school board Thursday passed a resolution that directs Denver Public Schools staff to help parents, educators, and neighbors come up with options for reducing the number of small schools in the district.
Biden administration officials attributed the more than 1 million new Obamacare sign-ups to the advance tax credits established by the massive coronavirus relief package passed in March that drove down many people’s plan premiums to around $10 per month.
"No vaccine, no entry," says one bar in Colorado.
Denver Councilwoman Robin Kniech made Denver history in 2011 when she was elected to council as the first out member of the LGBTQ community. In the last decade, she has worked tirelessly on issues including affordable housing, labor laws and minimum wage.
Denver Parks and Recreation is teaming with the nonprofit Showers For All to provide free showers and laundry services for homeless people.
U.S. District Judge Valerie E. Carponi ruled against a not-for-profit organization representing small businesses, saying a lawsuit had failed to provide proof that its members have suffered any injuries by the decision to move the game.
The city of Denver is preparing to launch an 18- to 20-month initiative to increase equity in the current rezoning process, Denver Planning Services announced Thursday at the City Council policy committee.
Six speakers at Thursday night's Denver Public Schools Board of Education called to demand action by the board members in regard to recent allegations against Director Tay Anderson.
The city of Denver is hosting a public workshop Thursday evening to collect community feedback on plans for future improvements to the Civic Center Park.
Big changes are coming to public transit this weekend as the Regional Transportation District will be lifting capacity limits and increasing service for its buses, trains and light rails.
With temperatures forecasted in the 80s and 90s for the foreseeable future, law enforcement officials are also bringing the heat as extra DUI enforcement will hit Colorado's roadways on Friday.
Denver and 11 other Colorado counties have given at least one vaccine dose to 70% of their eligible residents, according to state data, three weeks ahead of President Joe Biden's target date.
The National Independent Venue Association sent to Congress a fiery memo calling for the expedited release of $16 billion in promised emergency relief that was signed into law back on Dec. 27.
A selection of comments on the 73rd session of the Colorado General Assembly.
When Tay Anderson was running for an at-large seat on the Denver school board in 2019, the teachers union tried to persuade a candidate for a different seat to switch to the at-large race. Union leadership was worried allegations about Anderson’s behavior would become public and knock him out of contention, according to two people who were present for the conversations.
In a complicated real estate transaction that will ensure the corner of Montview Boulevard and Quebec Street near South Park Hill stays campus-like, the Urban Land Conservancy finalized its purchase of the former Johnson & Wales University campus.
The Women Who Code CONNECT REIMAGINE global conference starts Thursday with a remote platform due to lingering pandemic restrictions and some Denver flair.
A proposal making its way through the Denver City Council would enact a plan to release $113.8 million in reserved debt funds to go toward improvement projects at Denver International Airport.
Five Metropolitan State University of Denver undergraduates will have the chance to win free tuition for the 2021-22 school year if they are vaccinated.
Denver voters will have the opportunity to repeal the city’s new group living amendment this November after a petition to put the issue on the ballot got more than the required number of signatures.
After a pandemic-related pause, Denver’s “Bring your own Bag” ordinance is finally going into effect next month, requiring stores to charge customers 10 cents for each single-use plastic or paper bag they use to carry their purchases.
Lynn Bartels: "Thirty years ago this month, Wellington Webb won his first election as Denver mayor by beating the favored candidate in every part of the city, kicking off a 12-year stretch of defining the Mile High City for decades to come."
Weeks before the federal eviction moratorium is set to expire, the Denver City Council has approved an ordinance to provide income-eligible residents with free legal representation in eviction cases.
The Denver City Council is set to vote on two ordinances during Monday evening’s regular council meeting that would establish free legal defense for eviction cases and expand the council’s ability to operate virtually.
Former Regional Transportation District head Phil Washington was nominated Monday by Mayor Michael Hancock to be the next CEO of Denver International Airport.
When Council President Stacie Gilmore first moved to Montbello 25 years ago, it was the community that drew her there. Gilmore said she and her husband hand-picked the neighborhood where they would go on to raise their three children because of its diversity, its energy and its people.
In the latest update to an ongoing battle over the future of the Park Hill Golf Course, the developer that owns the land is now funding a ballot initiative that would effectively cancel out the effects of an existing ballot initiative to prevent development of the land.
Denver's Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to select an interim superintendent from New York to helm Denver Public Schools.
The board confirmed Alex Marrero, who since last October helped oversee the City School District of New Rochelle, which serves nearly 11,000 students. He was selected over 31 other applicants in a nation-wide search.
Jurors in the trial of Devon Erickson heard on Thursday from students and a teacher who were inside Room 107 of STEM School Highlands Ranch, witnessing 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo tackle his alleged murderer before they fled the class.
What's being called an “extreme seller’s market” continued in May for Denver's residential real estate, with the average sales price continuing to smash records, a pitiful amount of inventory for a market the size of Denver’s, and days a home stays on the market dwindling, according to the Denver Metro Association of Realtors.
The last of Denver’s community town halls are set to take place this week, allowing residents to provide input on how to spend over $700 million in COVID-19 relief funds that will be invested in Denver over the next decade.