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“Rick Ashton, Jumping Librarian” by Denver photographer Robert Weinberg. Ashton was head librarian in the 1990s and he made this leap to celebrate the progress of work on Denver Public Library’s Central Library.

Documenting Denver in the '80s and '90s

He’s been legally blind since the 1990s. Weinberg uses the latest technology to make the most of the little vision he has remaining to take photos, to get around on his own and to help other people …
For its influence on politics and the economy, Metropolitan Denver is considered its own region as one of the five states of Colorado.

A history lesson in a film

The creators of a new film that will premiere this spring hope it will help the state’s residents and leaders better understand what the state needs to thrive in the future. Set to premiere on …
Michael Spencer, right, will be moving into the CBS Colorado’s news anchor spot being vacated by Jim Benemann, left, who is retiring this March.

‘If the calendar was open, I always said yes’

Back in May, longtime CBS Colorado — KCNC-TV, Channel 4 — news anchor Jim Benemann announced his retirement, bringing a close to his 44 years in TV news, including 36 years in the Denver market. …
The 2023 Lunar New Year is the year of the rabbit. The rabbit symbolizes compassion, creativity, conflict avoidance, friendship and family bonding.

It’s the year of the rabbit

Colorado State University doctoral student Xinyi “Katya” Zhou grew up celebrating Lunar New Year in her hometown of Beijing, China. Each year to celebrate, Zhou’s family would prepare an …

At the 2023 Legislative Breakfast, state Sen. Faith Winter calls for more public transportation access as air pollution climbs.

Lawmakers want to eliminate all carbon emissions by 2050

One of the boldest climate change and air pollution bills set for debate in the legislature this year would attempt to eliminate all of Colorado’s carbon emissions by 2050, set tough interim goals …
Education
Clear Creek's Bode Baker throws a pitch during a June 2021 game at Denver Christian. Baker, who's been playing baseball since he was 3 or 4 years old, is graduating high school this year and hopes to play baseball at the collegiate level.

High school seniors reflect on life lessons from athletic careers

For high school seniors a few months from graduation, athletics have helped them prepare for the ups and downs, and the responsibilities of adult life.
Teachers and others rally outside Adams City High School Nov. 18 to protest the state board of education's decision to reorganize the district.

Teachers protest order to reorganize Adams 14 district

The next installment of the dispute between the Adams 14 School District and the Colorado board of education was in the form of a Nov. 19 rally outside Adams City High School. About 30 teachers …
Otis' Jack Willeke snares this long pass against the defense of Stratton's Avery Archuleta in the second half of the teams' semifinal game in the six-man playoffs Nov. 19 in Stratton.

Small-town football: A different game, a different level of interest

STRATTON – On the Eastern Plains, football is a special breed of cat. Or eagle, as the case may be. Tucked away north of Interstate 70, an hour or so east of Limon and two or so stops …
Tim Hernández speaking during the panel at Lone Tree Arts Center on Nov. 9.

Education leaders discuss equity, injustice

Making the education system equitable is no easy feat, but education leaders across Colorado continue to push for positive change and share the lessons they’ve learned in hopes of creating a …

RE-8 board to continue school safety discussions

Discussion about school security in the Weld Re-8 School District Nov. 10 ranged from arming teachers to bringing in armed security guards to leaving security in the hands of those with professional …
Business
A sign marks a home for sale on Dec. 5 in southeast Denver.

Small price drop unlikely to reverse skyrocketing home values in Colorado

Danielle and Stephan Storinsky “saw the writing on the wall.” It foretold how the housing market might change. So, earlier this year, the married couple sold their Arvada townhome.
Homes sit in a neighborhood in Littleton, part of the notably expensive Denver metro area.

Colorado home prices see short-term drop; unclear how long downslide will last

Home prices in the metro area and statewide have shown some early signs that they may be breaking the pandemic-era trend of steep increases.
KeyBank presents a $250,000 grant check to Warren Village.

KeyBank provides a $250,000 grant to Warren Village

KeyBank recently provided a $250,000 grant to Warren Village. Warren Village is a nonprofit residential community that serves homeless or housing insecure single-parent households. It has a …
From left, Max Appel, Beth Ginsburg, Joel Appel and Gerard Rudofsky gather for a photo when Zaidy’s Deli & Bakery celebrated in its new location on South Holly Street last year.

Zaidy’s Deli & Bakery celebrates one year in its new location

In August, Zaidy’s Deli & Bakery celebrated the one-year anniversary of re-opening in its new location at 600 S. Holly St. in Denver’s Washington Virginia Vale neighborhood. The …

Broadway's The Ten Penny Store celebrates five years

The Ten Penny Store, 250 N. Broadway #110, celebrated its five-year anniversary in August. According to the Washington Park Profile’s former column, Business As Usual, the store opened in …
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