War veteran at capitol

The Election of A War Veteran in Colorado Puts Wheelchair Access Front And Center At The Capitol

Soon Colorado will get its first state lawmaker known to use a wheelchair. Democrat David Ortiz was elected by voters in south Metro Denver and will be sworn into office in January. But the Capitol building, where he'll work and where he's supposed…
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1 In 49 Coloradans Are Contagious And DIA Is Jammed — Your Negative Test Won’t Save Your Family

You braved long lines at a testing center and you got a COVID-19 test. You came back negative. Now you can go have a normal Thanksgiving weekend with your family, right? Wrong.
Electric car

It’s Too Soon To Say If Colorado Will Follow California And Ban New Gas Car Sales (But They Might Not Have To)

Colorado will help California shape new rules to implement its recently announced goal of banning the sale of new gasoline-power cars and trucks by 2035.
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Exercise classes can reduce loneliness, social isolation in seniors

Older adults who joined group exercise classes experienced decreased loneliness and social isolation, according to a new Cedars-Sinai study conducted before the COVID-19 pandemic. The classes have continued virtually since March, and…
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Jamal Murray

Denver Nuggets’ Jamal Murray Doesn’t Own A Car: ‘I’m Just A Little Bit Different’

Last week Murray joined the Knuckleheads podcast with former NBA stars Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles, and they asked him what car he drives now that he has all that money in the bank, but he told them he doesn’t own a car and won’t…
Curled up by fireplace

How do you stay sane in a COVID-19 winter? We’ve got (a lot of) ideas.

Holiday merriment, art, film, music, dining in, meditation: This list has it all.
Bike Boulevard

It’s Time for DOT to Create ‘Bike Boulevards’ — So What’s a Bike Boulevard?

Our city’s bike infrastructure falls short of forming a safe, connected, and comfortable network. Many New Yorkers do not ride because they are afraid of getting hurt, and even where bike lanes exist, much of what the Department of Transportation…
Denver houses

Help is available for west Denver homeowners struggling to stay in their homes

A new program allows them to sell the land under their homes into a land trust and use the cash to pay down their mortgages.
Broken sidewalk

Denver auditor: Sidewalk repair program is decades behind schedule, not designed for ADA compliance

DENVER — The Denver auditor found that the city’s Neighborhood Sidewalk Repair Program is not only decades behind schedule, but also doesn’t ensure accessibility for everybody.