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Gardner among GOP senators seen as vulnerable in 2020

Republican Sen. Cory Gardner helped mastermind the GOP's midterm strategy of pushing Senate candidates closer to President Donald Trump. But heading into his own 2020 re-election bid in Colorado, …

Denver teachers vote to strike

Teachers in Denver Public Schools — Colorado's largest school district — are seeking higher pay, among other things.
Celia Gonzalez stands at the front of the Womxn's March before it was set to start. Gonzalez came to the March with her mother to represent Indigenous voices.

Marching with a new name, new focus

As she helped coordinate the 2019 Womxn’s March in Denver, Regan Byrd noticed a trend among previous attendees. “Some folks were disenchanted from the first march to the second march, saying it …
South Platte Park interpreter Victoria Sutton peers at the moon through a telescope as just as the Earth's shadow begins to traverse the disc.

Super Blood Wolf Moon eclipse: 'There's a mystery to it'

You didn't need to buy tickets or go anywhere to see the Super Blood Wolf Moon eclipse on Jan. 20. But more than a hundred people gathered in a dark, snowy field at South Platte Park's Carson Nature …
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Governor presents first budget to lawmakers

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis pitched his plan for state-funded full-day kindergarten to lawmakers, calling it an opportunity to address educational and economic inequities facing young families. Polis …
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Colorado gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis, left, and Walker Stapleton both spoke a tthe Sept. 24 event.

Gubernatorial candidates talk education

School funding, achievement gaps, tax breaks and educating a diverse group of students were all topics Colorado gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton weighed in on Sept. 24 when …
Volunteer Renee Howell paints a car that would later transport boxes of Initiative 93 signatures June 11 to the Secretary of State's office.

Signatures being checked for statewide school funding measure

Coloradans looking to bolster education funding throughout the state may be one step closer to their goal, as the Great Schools, Thriving Communities campaign turned in more than 170,000 signatures …
Business

Minimum wage rises in Colorado, 19 other states

As of Jan. 1, Colorado's minimum wage is $11.10 an hour, a 90-cent hourly increase from 2018. The Centennial State is not alone, as 19 other states also raised the minimum wage with the dawn of 2019. …

Lockheed Martin move to generate jobs

Portions of production for the Navy's Fleet Ballistic Missile program will be relocated to Lockheed Martin Space headquarters in unincorporated Jefferson County, at the Wateron Canyon site southwest …

Businesses get reprieve from new sales tax rules

The Colorado Department of Revenue has extended the deadline for Colorado businesses to comply with new sales tax rules to May 31, 2019. The emergency rules, which were enacted Sept. 26, originally …
Patrons sit at the bar on opening day Dec. 4 at One Barrel, a wine bar and restaurant on the historic 3400 block of South Broadway in Englewood. The business adds a new twist to an area known for its bar scene.

Wine bar, restaurant adds new flavor to Broadway in Englewood

The food industry brought Jamie Elward and Jordan Blaydes, now wife and husband, together — but Elward didn't think opening a restaurant was in the plans. “Jordan, it was his dream,” said …

10 gifts 'Made in Colorado' for the outdoor adventurer

Colorado is home to a plethora of outdoor activities, with enthusiasts spending their days camping, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, fly fishing or on the slopes. The state is also home to many …
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