—Courtesy of Denver Police Department Public Information Office
In early January, the Denver Police Department announced they would be revising the use-of-force policy outlined in the 744-page Operations Manual. On Saturday, citizens will get one more opportunity to provide input on the policy draft at the third and final community meeting to discuss these...
February 3 2017, 10:00 AM
Photo courtesy of Huckleberry Roasters
In perhaps the most caffeinated stand against the Trump Administration to date, a local coffee company will participate in a national fundraiser to support the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in response to President Trump’s recent executive order regarding refugees and...
February 1 2017, 1:30 PM
Christo on the Arkansas River—the planned site of the artist's contentious "Over The River" project—in 2010. Photo courtesy of Wolfgang Volz
In the largest outcry heard from the art community against President Donald Trump yet, artist Christo announced last week he will walk away from what would have been his biggest work ever attempted in the U.S.
The shimmering, silver canopy draped intermittently above a 42-mile stretch of the...
January 31 2017, 2:00 PM
Fort Collins resident Hanan Isweiri and her youngest son, Tameem, are currently stranded in Amman, Jordan
Update, 2/6/17: Isweiri and Tameem were reunited with their family at DIA on Sunday, February 5, after a federal judge granted a temporary restraining order on the immigration ban.
Colorado resident Hanan Isweiri hadn’t visited her home country of Libya in six years. Earlier this...
January 30 2017, 3:05 PM
Courtesy of Animal Planet
Even though the Broncos won’t be in the Super Bowl this year (we’re still celebrating the 2016 win anyway), we can take comfort in knowing one of our very own was drafted for the starting line up of Animal Planet’s annual Puppy Bowl—the second most-watched program on Super Bowl Sunday, following...
January 26 2017, 3:15 PM
Image courtesy of Ron Reiring / Flickr via Creative Commons
For the first time since the methodology changed five years ago, the Downtown Denver Commuter Survey, which was released last week, revealed that more worker bees who regularly commute downtown opted to drive alone rather than take public transit.
The peak in commuters driving stag...
January 26 2017, 1:55 PM
—Photography by Amanda Croy
On Saturday, more than 100,000 people flooded downtown for the Women's March on Denver, one of hundreds of peaceful demonstrations that happened around the world this weekend in response to the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump. Nationwide, the marches saw robust attendance (current...
January 23 2017, 2:45 PM
—Courtesy of the Women's March on Denver
This Saturday, tens of thousands are expected to gather in Civic Center Park for the Women’s March on Denver—one of more than 600 sister marches to the Women’s March on Washington that are happening worldwide in response to Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th President of the...
January 19 2017, 2:45 PM