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The 10th annual CNBC America’s Top States for Business report revealed Colorado as third in the nation, scoring 1,555 out of a possible 2,000 points in various categories including education, cost of living, infrastructure, and quality of life.
The survey results show...
July 14 2016, 3:30 PM
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After releasing the second and final round of results from its inaugural Sexual Misconduct Survey, the University of Colorado Boulder announced plans on Tuesday to update its prevention efforts by focusing on additional training for students.
The survey, which was completed by more than 13,000...
July 12 2016, 3:45 PM
—Photos by Jerilyn Forsythe
The most powerful moments in today’s anti-police brutality protest in downtown Denver were utterly silent.
A mostly youthful and racially diverse group of demonstrators marched from Civic Center Plaza down the 16th Street Mall to Arapahoe Street and back to the steps of the City and County...
July 11 2016, 4:40 PM
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A new Colorado law will change how residents can buy alcohol, marking one of the biggest shifts in liquor sales since the end of Prohibition—the country’s 13-year ban on “intoxicating liquors.”
Senate Bill 197, which was signed into law by Governor John Hickenlooper on June 10, allows...
July 1 2016, 1:30 PM
The scene at 15th and Wazee
The woman who was shot and killed in a downtown office building on Tuesday afternoon has been identified.
Cara Russell, 52, was the executive director of the Colorado Association for Recycling and a former mayor of Buena Vista. Her estranged husband, Mickey Russell, 58, shot her multiple times...
June 28 2016, 3:45 PM
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A recent economic report contains some pretty dire—and unprecedented—news for all but a few counties nationwide. The silver lining: Denver County residents are among the lucky ones.
Only 15 counties in the U.S. with more than 500,000 residents are experiencing a better economic recovery...
June 28 2016, 1:30 PM
Editorial director Geoff Van Dyke and art director Dave McKenna discuss pages in the redesigned 5280 Magazine.
—Photo by Sarah Boyum
This month marks our first print redesign in five years, and if you haven’t had a chance to see the issue, by all means head to local newsstands (Tattered Cover, Safeway, King Soopers, Whole Foods, Sprouts, and Walgreens), pick up a copy, and meet the new 5280. This redesign was spearheaded by art...
June 27 2016, 3:35 PM
The Denver Cat Company, located in the Berkeley neighborhood.
—Photo courtesy of Danielle Lirette
Amy Radtke always thought cats were creepy. The 36-year-old flight attendant was far from keen on taking her two young children to a café full of homeless felines. “I just associated cats with lonely old ladies,” she says.
But when Radtke and her little ones, eight-year-old Molly and seven-year-...
June 22 2016, 2:20 PM