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Should Denver’s auditor have to be a CPA? Sitting Auditor Tim...

Denver’s elected auditor thinks all future holders of his office should be certified public accountants. He wants to give voters the chance to decide...

Guest Post: Colorado’s halfway houses are a beacon of hope for...

For nearly 40 years, I’ve worked in the corrections industry having started as a parole officer and eventually retiring from the Department of Corrections...

Denver averts halfway-house crisis — for now The city council just...

There will be no mass reincarceration of hundreds of Denver halfway-house residents, the city council ensured Monday. The council voted unanimously to approve one contract...

Mayor shames city council for private-prison divorce as Denver charts a...

It appears some early fears created by the Denver City Council’s Aug. 5 decision to sever ties with controversial halfway-house providers can for now...

Denver “optimistic” halfway house residents won’t be returned to jail, prison...

Denver officials say they are hopeful they can reach a near-term agreement to keep six privately run halfway houses open into 2020.  As for what...

Bombshell Denver vote to kill halfway-house contracts has ex-inmates scared, officials...

Hassan Latif, who works to transition the formerly incarcerated back into society, has been on the phone nearly nonstop since the Denver City Council...

In stunner, conflicted Denver City Council kills contracts with private prison...

Taking an extraordinary stand against the nation’s two largest private prison companies, GEO Group and CoreCivic, Denver City Council voted late Monday not to...

Guest Post: To save Denver’s parks, we must change the system

Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb has warned that losing the Park Hill Golf Course as open space would mean that “no park in Denver...

People are calling Candi CdeBaca a Communist. She’d rather be called...

On April 10, Candi CdeBaca’s 33rd birthday, Denver's second “bomb cyclone” of the year brought snow and heavy wind, and knocked out power in...

The Indy 500: Latinos ask mayoral candidates: What about us?

As Denver’s mayoral runoff was beginning its headlong plunge into the jibes, jabs and jousts that have come to define it, recently re-elected Denver...