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Grassroots lawsuit aims to halt $1.2 billion highway expansion in Denver’s...

Residents and activists from some of Denver’s poorest neighborhoods sued the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), claiming projects it approved will be harmful to their environment,...

Five follow-up questions on the I-70 project through Elyria-Swansea

At a tumultuous meeting last month in north Denver's Swansea neighborhood, an angry crowd shouted down the Colorado Department of Transportation’s executive director as...

Angry crowd confronts CDOT official over planned I-70 project

An informational meeting organized by Colorado Department of Transportation officials was overtaken by local protesters Thursday night at the Swansea Recreation Center in Central...

Community groups file civil rights complaint to stop I-70 expansion

Three community groups have filed a federal civil rights complaint in an effort to stop the state from pursuing its plans to expand I-70...

Caution: New winter driving bill approaching

Motorists who play Russian roulette with bald tires may want to think twice if they plan to drive on the mountainous portions of I-70...

Highway injustice in Denver’s Latino neighborhoods

This story originally appeared on High Country News.  Armando Payán’s family moved from California to northeast Denver in 1963, when his dad took a job in...

The parable of gentrification

Marta Gonzales sits in what was the dining room of her former house at 1020 9th Street, Denver. She remembers what life was like...

Incoming councilman accuses Mayor Hancock of sneaking millions in public projects...

One of Denver’s soon-to-be council members says Michael Hancock’s administration is sidestepping their input on hundreds of millions of dollars in public projects on...

Colorado’s top five stand-your-ground Republicans whose votes defied GOP leadership

They voted against reforming police training and transparency. They voted against a pricey flood-and-fire-prevention system. They voted against expanding public services for kids with autism....

Twelve years of foot-dragging on lynx recovery

  FRISCO — Twelve years is long enough to finalize an endangered species plan for rare lynx in the Rocky Mountains, a federal judge has...