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Hancock Celebrates Connection, Touts Power of Public Sector In 'City' Speech

The Colorado Independent | Tessa Cheek | Posted 07.17.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Tessa Cheek. DENVER—In an upbeat State of the State address Monday, Mayor Michael Hancock expressed a vision wher...

Kroger May Take Walmart's Spot In Denver

Posted 11.28.2012 | Denver

Grocery retailer Kroger Co. is in talks to anchor the redevelopment of the old University of Colorado Health Science campus. Walmart had previously...

Police Chief: Very Last Thing That We Would Do Is Make An Arrest For Camping

Posted 05.11.2012 | Denver

Denver Police Chief Robert White says that if the city passes its proposed "unauthorized" camping ban next week, his department will use arrest as a l...

WATCH: Mayor Tells Of Brother Who Died From AIDS

Posted 02.24.2012 | Denver

As Colorado legislators debate the outcome of a civil unions bill, for many it may be easy to lose sight of the population it most affects (clearly ex...

WATCH: Hancock To Be Sworn In As Mayor Today

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.17.2011 | Denver

Mayor-elect Michael Hancock will officially be sworn into office as Denver Mayor today. The ceremony will start at 11:00 a.m. at the Buell Theatre an...

Post Buries News That Hancock Phone in Use During Some Possible Prostitution Appointments

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.15.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The mainstream media, like the Denver Post, which hyped this rotten story unfairly, should back off of this drama now and stop the strange front-page play that it's been giving it.

UPDATE: Hancock Releases MORE Cell Phone Records, Still No Brothel Link

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.15.2011 | Denver

Despite originally deciding not to release his personal cell phone records over the weekend, Denver Mayor-Elect Michael Hancock has shared his persona...

HANCOCK: 'A Bizarre Soap Opera'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.13.2011 | Denver

Mayor-elect Michael Hancock has continued to deflect accusations that he was a client of a former Denver prostitution business, Denver Players and Den...

Obama’s Pastor Delivers Fired-Up Sermon In Colo.

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.13.2011 | Denver

Reverend Jeremiah Wright Jr., pastor emeritus of Chicago’s Trinity United Church of Christ whose controversial rhetoric and relationship to then-can...

Runoff Election Tomorrow

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.06.2011 | Denver

In what has turned into a hard-fought, and at times ugly, runoff race, Chris Romer and Michael Hancock have until 7 p.m. Tuesday night to wait for the...

Hancock Leading Romer In New Mayoral Poll

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.31.2011 | Denver

In a new poll conducted by telephone, City Councilman Michael Hancock is leading opponent Chris Romer in the race to be Denver's next mayor. The D...

Policing The Police

Westword | Posted 07.19.2011 | Denver

Richard Rosenthal is busy, as usual. "It's been an interesting day," Denver's Independent Monitor quips to the TV crew setting up in his office confer...

Denver Mayoral Race Struggles To Garner Votes

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.03.2011 | Denver

Denver's mayoral race features nine candidates, of which three are in a dead heat. Polls from the Dever Post/9News have shown Chris Romer, James Mejia...

Man Beaten By Police Receives $795,000 Settlement

The Denver Post | Posted 07.03.2011 | Denver

A man left bloodied by Denver police officers two years ago after a routine traffic stop was given a $795,000 settlement by the City Council on Monday...

Denver's Public Safety Department: Building Trust Through Leadership, Transparency and Accountability

James Mejia | Posted 06.20.2011 | Denver
James Mejia

As Denver's next mayor, one of my priorities will be to enhance citizen trust and confidence in our police and sheriff's departments.

Supporting Denver's LGBT Community and Equality for All Coloradans

Chris Romer | Posted 06.18.2011 | Denver
Chris Romer

As mayor, I will work to ensure Denver treats all its citizens and employees equally, regardless of sexual orientation.

Boigon Drops Out Of Mayoral Race, Endorses Hancock

Posted 06.18.2011 | Denver

Denver mayoral candidate Carol Boigon is expected to announce her drop out of the race today at a 10:30a.m. press conference and to endorse candidate ...

Denver Public Schools: Putting Children First and How Adult Politics Have Clouded the Discussion

James Mejia | Posted 06.13.2011 | Denver
James Mejia

The mayor must be an advocate for students, hold leadership accountable and ensure that teachers and students have adequate resources for success.

Denver Mayoral Candidates Could Break Fundraising Record

The Denver Post | Jeremy P. Meyer | Posted 06.12.2011 | Denver

Six candidates for Denver mayor raised a total of nearly $3 million through the end of March, matching what was raised through the same time in the 20...

Romer Gets Denver Post Endorsement

Posted 06.01.2011 | Denver

The Denver Post editorial board endorsed Chris Romer's candidacy for Denver Mayor on Friday, praising the former State Senator's "intellect and comman...

MTV Cribs-Inspired Video Reveals Homes of Denver Mayoral Candidates

Merete Mueller | Posted 05.30.2011 | Denver
Merete Mueller

Most young people in Denver can probably think of a few phrases more exciting than "mayoral election." Unless you frame the race to replace now-Gov. Hickenlooper in terms we can relate to.

WATCH: Hancock Becomes Fourth Mayoral Candidate To Release Ad

Posted 05.28.2011 | Denver

Denver City Councilman Michael Hancock became the fourth mayoral candidate to release a television ad on Monday. Hancock's spot, titled "Never Gave U...

Supporting and Celebrating Denver's Arts and Culture

James Mejia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
James Mejia

Denver has a rich history of arts and culture dating back to our indigenous peoples and the first Spanish settlers in Colorado. It is time to let the world know how much we as a city have to offer.

Denver's Sustainable Future

James Mejia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
James Mejia

Sustainability must be at the heart and conscience of all the city of Denver does -- now and in the future. We can no longer afford the days of wanton consumption.

At Home in Denver -- My First Sleepover

James Mejia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
James Mejia

The Denver mayoral election is just ten weeks away. For the next ten weeks I plan to spend each week in homes across the city. I will eat, sleep, campaign and essentially live in Denver's neighborhoods.