Founded along the South Platte River by prospectors who first struck gold on its banks, Denver has grown up around the waterway, from a makeshift encampment established in 1858 to a city of nearly 750,000 people anchoring a metro area nearly four times that size.
Reaction to the censure of Tay Anderson on the political front Friday was stone silence, but parents who have been critical of the embattled Denver Public Schools board member said they were still convinced he's undeterred.
Facing a defamation lawsuit, Colorado conservative activist Joe Oltmann is neither deterred nor broken from making claims or a stolen election or accusing members of the press who scrutinize him of being affiliated with Antifa.
Coloradans are hopeful of a strong economic recovery from the pandemic, but the cost of living in the meantime gives them a sinking feeling, according to a poll released this week by the Colorado Health Foundation.
Southwest Airlines did not violate civil rights laws when it fired an employee at Denver International Airport who had a learning disability, the federal appeals court based in Denver ruled on Thursday.
The city of Denver was true to its word. After giving homeless people who regularly hang out in Civic Center Park a week to gather their belongings and leave, workers threw up a metal fence before dawn to keep them out for Wednesday’s deadline.
University of Colorado law professor Violeta Chapin has been named the winner of his second annual Polly Baca Raíces Fuertes Community Service Award, U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse announced Wednesday, the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month.
The Denver-based think tank released its election guide Wednesday morning, analyzing three questions, among 13, that appear on the city and county of Denver ballot and two that will be voted on statewide:
Gov. Jared Polis rang in Hispanic Heritage Month, which began Wednesday, by noting what Latinos have contributed to the state and what his administration has contributed to the Latino population.
Criticism from City Council members Tuesday delayed consideration of Mayor Michael Hancock’s proposal to give $400 bonuses to city employees vaccinated against COVID-19 .
Applications for $2.7 million in funding from the Denver Emergency Food Relief Fund opened Tuesday to nonprofits in the city, the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment announced.
Online retail giant Amazon announced Tuesday it plans to hire another 2,700 employees in the metro Denver area for its delivery and processing stations here.
After nearly three hours of discussion and public comment, the Denver City Council voted Monday to extend the city’s contract with a hazard cleaning service, despite controversy regarding the firm’s cleaning of homeless camps.
A pilot program establishing a free community shuttle service is coming to the Montbello neighborhood after the Denver City Council unanimously approved the proposal Monday.
UPS announced Monday its plans to hire 2,455 seasonal workers to its metro Denver operations as part of a nationwide push to hire 100,000 to help with holiday deliveries.
Denver-based Crestone Peak Resources plans to lay off 159 workers in Denver, Weld, Douglas and Arapahoe counties, according to documents filed with the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.
President Joe Biden won’t be making an appearance in Denver’s Civic Center Park when he comes to Colorado Tuesday. The blighted area which was once the crown jewel of Denver’s park system is scheduled to be shut down indefinitely the day after his visit because officials say it has become a magnet for criminal activity and public health concerns.
Colorado’s largest teachers’ union the Colorado Education Association listed its 30-year home at 1500 Grant Street for sale.
Records in Denver reached an all-time high for a second consecutive day and could get warmer throughout Friday.
After removing police officers from its schools over the past year, Denver Public Schools has increased its own armed patrol unit and is in talks with the city about allowing those officers to issue tickets to students for violations like marijuana possession and fighting.
Temperatures across Denver reached record levels on Thursday and not much is expected to change on Friday as temperatures close in on triple-digits.
The national 9-8-8 suicide hotline championed by former U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner has two Colorado congressman seeking to take it to texting, as well.
Two former Colorado district attorneys, a Republican and Democrat, are the new criminal justice fellows for the Common Sense Institute, the Denver-based think tank said Thursday afternoon.
Denver broke a record high temperature on Thursday afternoon by reaching 95 degrees — one year after a record low was set.
Real estate investment trust company KBS sold the distinctive black 31-story office building the Granite Tower on Friday for $203.5 million, according to Securities Exchange Commission documents.
UCHealth's Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit in Aurora and Colorado Springs contributed to a national study that found mobile stroke units save lives and improve patient care.
The Economic Recovery and Relief Task Force, created by Senate Bill 291 and authorized by a resolution from the General Assembly’s leadership two weeks ago, is charged with developing recommendations on allocating Colorado's share of American Rescue Plan Act funds.
A coalition of environmental groups is opposing the plan to move the razorback sucker in the Colorado River from endangered to threatened.
Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera marked Colorado's progress in fighting deaths on the Capitol steps Wednesday to commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day.
Colorado has been one of the leading states in regulating methane emissions, providing a template for federal policy.
The city of Denver plans to shut down Civic Center Park next week because of concerns over safety and sanitation, Denver Parks and Recreation announced.
Longtime Denver business leader J.J. Ament will lead the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce as its CEO and president, according to a chamber release Tuesday.
Aurora will launch a program Wednesday similar to Denver's that sends a medical first responder with a mental health professional on 9-1-1 calls that do not require a police presence.
The wild horse roundup in the Sand Wash Basin Horse Management Area near Maybell has now gathered 101 horses, although one escaped.
The Denver Department of Housing Stability in partnership with Mayor Michael Hancock launched an initiative on Thursday with the goal of getting 200 homeless residents housed in 100 days.
The natural resources expert who served three Colorado governors, Republican and Democrats, is joining the Denver-based 76 Group public affairs firm.
The state’s largest real estate trade association with more than 29,000 members said the policymakers' work on the issue benefits current and future homeowners, including increasing access to information vital to the buying process and increasing transparency about property tax obligations, as well as how the legislature invests in housing across the state.
A City Council proposal would establish a mental health crisis intervention program in Denver, aiming to improve emergency services for residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Gov. Jared Polis, U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper and U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse called on their colleagues in Congress to finance rail and other transit projects, as well as invest in infrastructure for election vehicles as lawmakers consider infrastructure in the upcoming budget reconciliation.
The principal and athletics director at Chatfield High School are on paid administrative leave as the district looks into allegations that the men failed to follow the district's safety protocols, according to the Jefferson County Public Schools District.
The Denver Department of Housing Stability is expanding its capacity to provide federal rent assistance, extending and adding contracts to administer the emergency rental assistance program.
The City Council has approved a ballot measure that, if passed by voters, would move Denver’s municipal elections from May to April to address federal deadlines for mailing ballots to military and overseas voters.
A little more than a year into Denver's program designed to redirect emergency calls more suited for social services than police, none of those redirected calls have resulted in arrests .
Denver-based Astroscale U.S. employees recently celebrated the successful orbital test of technology that will allow the company to remove space junk and service on-orbit satellites.
The lack of school nurses is more severe than usual because of the fierce competition in the job market. “What we’re dealing with now is the shortage of human resources,” said Robin Greene, the director of nursing services for Denver Public Schools.
Without the growing cluster of aerospace companies in metro Denver, it’s safe to say NASA would not be sending humans to the moon again.
Another aerospace company has picked Colorado to land its headquarters.
About half of Denver students in grades three through eight opted out of state math and literacy tests last spring, far more opt-outs than in normal years.
Residents in North Denver and Commerce City had the highest levels of fine particle pollution of anywhere in Denver or any city in Colorado during the past three months, data collected by the state shows. The exposure risked the health of some residents.
Colorado voters will get the chance to vote on lower property taxes this November.