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Protecting the High Line Canal

The High Line Canal Conservancy took its first step last month toward protecting a trail system that flows through 71 miles of the south metro area by releasing a master plan that will improve the …
RTD maps future amid declining ridership
The Regional Transportation District has launched an outreach program to put a long-term plan in place for changes in transportation demands in the Denver area. Reimagine RTD is a project aimed …

Denver animal shelter opens new space, continues renovation project

After more than 40 years of using the same animal kennels, the Denver Dumb Friends League was well overdue for an upgrade to its shelters. The newly named Leslie A. Malone Center features new …

SeaQuest hopes to turn page after 'mistakes'

Ashleigh Belfiore burst into tears of relief as the judge read the jury's verdict: not guilty of misdemeanor animal cruelty. Belfiore, 28, stood accused of abusing and neglecting a sloth under her …

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Citizenship ceremony is Colorado's largest in decade

The first thing Hadeel Mati did when she officially became a naturalized citizen of the United States was register to vote. “I felt like after 10 years in this country I have the right to say what …

Life

Meet the CMHOF class of 2019

In its 40 years in existence, Swallow Hill music has given outlet to thousands’ musical ambitions, education and fandom through its classes, concerts and community outreach work. When one considers …

Sports

5A football teams get down to league business

It is now crunch time for Class 5A football teams who have completed non-league schedules and jumped into league play last weekend. The names of the leagues are confusing because of the realignment …

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John Temple, former editor of the Rocky Mountain News.
Guest editorial

Colorado journalism needs public support

There was a time, not so long ago, when the two of us were foes in a "newspaper war." We thought that the winner would …
Newell

What’s really driving our conflicts, and why should we care?

We’ve all got conflict in our lives. All of us. Whether we admit it, see it, or deny it, it’s there. For some, it might be occasionally. For others, it might be on a daily basis. Almost none of …
Cristen Bates

Stigma is barrier to treatment for behavioral health

Five years ago in September, I had started a new job in a large Colorado health system, working to expand behavioral health services, chronic disease management, and public health programs. I was …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

There are no words for these classic films

Silents are golden. (Microsoft Word is telling me there’s a typo in that sentence, but it’s not true.) Silent films are golden to me. Many silent films and directors and performers were great, …
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