The lasting impact of a superfund site in Overland Park

More than 30 years ago, Helene Orr was spending every second of spare time reading documents on chemical waste. Often she would be up until 2 or 3 in the morning trying to make sense of legal papers …
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Democrats take state Senate, grow House lead

The much-mentioned “blue wave” broke on the state Capitol on Nov. 6, sending the Democrats a three-seat advantage in the 35-member state Senate and more power in the state House. Nineteen …

DPS announces interim superintendent

Dr. Ron Cabrera steps in as interim superintendent Following Tom Boasberg's departure as superintendent of Denver Public Schools (DPS) on Oct. 19, board members announced that Dr. Ron Cabrera would …

Denver plans for $1.46 billion in general fund
The mayor’s office has released the 2019 budget for the city of Denver. The budget will allocate $1.46 billion in the general fund. Nearly $1 billion of the funds, or 67 percent, comes from taxes. …

Colorado kids become their own bosses

The Denver eighth-grader currently runs Gabe’s Bazaar, a business that sells two major products: massage candles that melt into lotion and Super Bars, which combine deodorant, sunscreen, …

Washington Park Profile: November Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column on the changing landscape of business and development in south Denver. If there are any inquires on new developments in your area, or if you are a local business …

University Park group receives $9,000 from Historic Denver

In February this year, a Queen Anne home from 1898 was demolished in the University Park neighborhood. Tired of seeing homes with potential for historic protection being scraped in favor of newer, …

Denver restauranteurs bring the world closer to home

On a Wednesday afternoon, the staff are getting ready to open at 12@Madison in Congress Park. Music plays while Chef Jeff Osaka rolls out dough for a lemon dessert. Osaka opened his first 12 …

Meet your neighbor: Catherine Jaffee

Meet your neighbor spotlights interesting people and projects outside of the traditional Washington Park Profile coverage area that caught our attention. If you have suggestions email Kailyn Lamb at …

Cheers to south Denver bars and breweries

The booze scene in Denver is growing. The city has a collection of bars, old and new. Breweries are popping up left and right creating every style of beer under the sun, and distilleries are quickly …

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