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Freaky February Heat Waves Give Climate Scientists The Chills

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.24.2017 | Green

A bonkers February with stretches of extremely high temperatures mixed periodically with plunging mercury is the latest chilling warning about global ...

Mother Facing Likely Deportation Takes Refuge In Denver Church

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics

DENVER ― A mother of four facing possible deportation has taken refuge in a Denver church after customs officials denied a request to extend a stay ...

Colorado's Marijuana Industry Is Now Bigger Than Some Countries' Entire GDP

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.10.2017 | Politics

DENVER ― Colorado’s marijuana industry soared to new highs in 2016. According to data released Thursday by the Colorado Department of Revenue, dis...

News Roundup for February 3, 2017

Outspeak | Posted 02.03.2017 | HuffPost Live 321

Lest we forget the Bowling Green massacre. 1. Kellyanne Conway made up a fake terrorist attack which resulted in the internet setting up the Bowling...

Police Horse Dies After Cop Forgets He Tied Him Up With No Food Or Water

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.11.2017 | Crime

A Denver officer is losing only one vacation day as punishment after leaving his police horse tied up for 16 hours without food or water. Officer Jose...

The Long Way Round: Insights From A First Generation College Student

Carol J. Carter | Posted 01.12.2017 | Education
Carol J. Carter

Troy Seppala, student of Communication at the University of Colorado, is in the first generation of his family to attend university. He transferred to...

Fight The Patriarchy With This Lady-Brewed Beer

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 01.06.2017 | Women

A group of Denver women has turned their post-election rage and fear into action: by brewing beer. On Wednesday, Guardian Brewing Co. announced on its...

Planned Parenthood Will 'Fight Like Hell' To Stop Republican Health Care Cuts

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.06.2017 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Planned Parenthood funding has long been a target of Republicans, who are upset that the organization offers abortion services, even though federal funds cannot be used by law to provide abortion.

Man Scales Ski Lift, Frees Friend Hanging By His Neck

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.05.2017 | Crime

A professional slackliner in the right place at the right time rescued an unconscious friend hanging from a chairlift by his neck. On Wednesday mornin...

Hail Mary! Broncos Fan Sacked By Security Guard On Christmas

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 12.26.2016 | Sports

Best tackle of game was by a guard named Tyler on a Denver fan on the field! @ArrowheadPride @TerezPaylor @TJCarpenterWHB @ProFootballTalk pic.twitter...

Transforming Tragedy into Entrepreneurial Purpose: Inspiration from Kenya

Carol J. Carter | Posted 12.19.2016 | Education
Carol J. Carter

Ian Oluoch At eight years old, after the passing of his father, Ian Oluoch had to start helping his mother selling fish in order to get by. This was...

A Young Entrepreneur Innovates Solar Power Orchestrating One Change at a Time

Carol J. Carter | Posted 12.16.2016 | Technology
Carol J. Carter

Jack Corbin is a problem solver and young entrepreneur who has taken his talents to the field of solar power in order to help with efficiency. Jack a...

Keeping It ZEN: From Elephants To Education

Carol J. Carter | Posted 12.15.2016 | Education
Carol J. Carter

Forbes Danckwerts, a leader in the Zimbabwe Elephant Nursery (ZEN) and an elephant advocate, is working on strategies to help save the lives of elepha...

Denver Mayor Decides Police Probably Shouldn't Confiscate Homeless' Blankets While It's Freezing Out

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.12.2016 | Politics

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock (D) announced Saturday that local police will stop confiscating personal property while enforcing the city’s “camping...

The Pretty Reckless Present a Series of Taylor-Made Moments

Michael Bialas | Posted 12.05.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

She may have started out as a precocious kid actress but Taylor Momsen landed the role of a lifetime as front woman for the Pretty Reckless. An allu...

Small Business Saturday: Where to Shop Small in Denver

Heather Garbo | Posted 11.25.2016 | Denver
Heather Garbo

I've never been a fan of Black Friday. My preferred post-Thanksgiving activity is lounging on a couch with a movie and leftovers. I definitely don't w...

Rock Stars of Tomorrowland? Get Ready to See How Far XYLØ Can Go

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.18.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Brother-sister pop-rock-electro duo XYLØ is essentially in the same position New Zealand quintet the Naked and Famous was two years ago, albeit on a ...

Denver Votes To Make Marijuana Cafes A Real Thing

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.15.2016 | Politics

Denver is making green history yet again. The city’s voters appear to have legalized the social use of marijuana in permitted private establishments...

Here's Why Weed is the New Wine

Catherine Goldberg | Posted 11.03.2016 | Weird News
Catherine Goldberg

This article originally appeared on View post on When you imagine a groups of adults getting together to consume cannabis, w...

Colorado Is Bringing Cannabis To The Fine Dining World, And They're Knocking It Out Of The Park

Kristy Gustafson | Posted 10.25.2016 | Denver
Kristy Gustafson

It was a blissful Sunday evening in early October, and the night would begin with a question I've never had the chance to ask myself before: "So, what does one wear to a fall cannabis pairing dinner?"

Denver Could Soon Allow Marijuana In Cafes, Concert Halls And Yoga Studios

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.02.2016 | Politics

When Colorado legalized recreational use of marijuana in 2012, it did so only for private consumption. This fall, voters in Denver will have the chanc...

This Has Got To Be The Most Beautiful Island In The Caribbean

Bob Schulman | Posted 08.29.2016 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Mountaintop resort on St. Lucia. Photo courtesy of Jade Mountain. No one is really sure how the southern Caribbean island of St. Lucia got its name...

What's The Measure Of A Good School?

Peter Cunningham | Posted 08.09.2016 | Education
Peter Cunningham

The following is a guest post from my colleague, Mike Vaughn, who came to Education Post after working for 18 years in the communications offices of t...

Back in Graduate School at Cities for Tomorrow

Joel Epstein | Posted 07.27.2016 | New York
Joel Epstein

These are curious times. In Cleveland last week there was a strange gathering celebrating a narcissistic nativist who doesn't have a nice thing to say...

19 Ways to Celebrate Denver Days with Your Neighbors

Heather Garbo | Posted 07.13.2016 | Denver
Heather Garbo

Did you know that Denver Days are coming up? From July 30 to August 7 Denverites are encouraged to get to know their neighbors better. I love this pro...