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MEDIA: On climate change and Colorado wildfire coverage Your weekly roundup of Colorado local...

Colorado is on fire again. Last week, four major blazes scorched forests with flames leaping tree to tree during historic drought conditions as the planet warms. Main...
Relatively small average donations are becoming commonplace as candidates expand beyond big donors to seek smaller, often monthly, donations from previously untapped individuals.

President Donald Trump is raising big money in Colorado, far outpacing Democrat Joe Biden...

President Donald Trump is collecting the bulk of campaign donations from Colorado, but former Vice President Joe Biden began to close the gap after...
Mireya Marquez sits in the shade at the Highland motel where she's been living. April 28, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Renters are worried a pandemic-caused eviction crisis is about to hit Colorado A statewide...

Mireya Marquez turned to a tenants’ rights lawyer after she became convinced her landlord wanted her out because she couldn’t pay her rent. Marquez’s landlord...
Protesters calling for police accountability in the wake of George Floyd’s death march along Emerson Street on Sunday, May 31, near downtown Denver, after the city's 8 p.m. curfew went into effect. (Photo by Esteban L. Hernandez/Denverite)

Denver extends curfew in response to protests 170 arrested after curfew Sunday

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said Monday that the weekend curfew aimed at dispersing protests against police brutality will be extended throughout the week. On Twitter,...
Denver Police officers in riot gear aim paintball guns loaded with pepper balls toward protesters. May 29, 2020. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Denver protest over George Floyd’s death began calmly on Friday but escalated The official...

There was no tear gas or pepperbullets, though 11 police officers were standing by — far away from the crowd — in riot gear....
Protesters in downtown Denver demonstrate against the death of George Floyd on Thursday, May 28, 2020. (Photo credit: Hart Van Denburg/CPR News)

Denver police use chemicals to deter people protesting police violence as downtown erupts in...

Emergency sirens and crackly voices from police megaphones echoed off buildings in downtown Denver Thursday evening as 1,000 or so protesters marched through the...
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: House Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) rips up pages of the State of the Union speech after U.S. President Donald Trump finishes his State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives on February 04, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Trump delivers his third State of the Union to the nation the night before the U.S. Senate is set to vote in his impeachment trial. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Littwin: The Trump acquittal (and a few words on the State of the Union)

On the night before the momentous Senate vote on whether to remove Donald Trump from office, Trump smugly — and I think that’s a...
Brendan Greene, a member of the East Colfax Community Collective, speaks about the group's recommendations for development in the East Colfax area at the Queen of Sheba restaurant on Feb. 5, 2020. (Photo by Forest Wilson)

East Denver small business owners want say in development plan to prevent displacement Businesses...

A group of East Denver residents and business owners is calling upon the city to ensure that community members can shape development plans for...
In 2016, the first comprehensive restoration of the Capitol Dome in more than half a century was completed. (Photo credit: Architect of the Capitol. www.aoc.gov)

Littwin: The Trump Senate impeachment trail, Day 11

As Democrats waited in vain Monday night to get results from the Iowa caucuses, the Trump impeachment trial — which is now in its...

Colorado health officials want better monitoring and cleanup of toxic PFAS chemicals in state’s...

In the summer of 2018, Lucy Molina, a 45-year-old mother of two who lives in Commerce City near the Suncor oil refinery, said a...
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