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Colorado Communities Are Making It a Crime to Be Homeless

Nathan Woodliff-Stanley | Posted 12.04.2014 | Denver
Nathan Woodliff-Stanley

Communities in Colorado and around the nation have passed a wave of new laws and ramped up enforcement of old ones targeting people who are homeless, from bans on sleeping in cars or taking shelter in bus stations to laws that prohibit sitting or lying down in public areas to restrictions on when and where someone can peacefully ask for charity.

Worst Advice Money Can Buy

Ken Toltz | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics
Ken Toltz

It's shocking and sad that these smart, accomplished people work so hard to raise the money running for office requires, then lose their bearings and the courage to stand up for their beliefs or proudly tout their record and principles.

It's October, and Newspaper Leaves Are Changing From Blue to Red

Bob Seay | Posted 10.22.2014 | Denver
Bob Seay

The Denver Post, in their opinion columns and in the inevitable spin of their news reporting, has supported reproductive choice, a living wage, and ma...

10 Amazing Airport Restaurants You Must Try

Orbitz.com | Posted 10.20.2014 | Travel
Orbitz.com

Meal service on flights? All but vanished. Fortunately, travelers relying on airport meals to avoid inflight hunger fits have an ever more appealing assortment of restaurant choices.

Samantha Lachman

Marijuana Legalization Not Lighting Up Colorado's Hottest Races

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

DENVER -- "It's tough to get the stoners to the polls," budtender Maxwell Cranford said from behind the counter at The Clinic, a medical and recreatio...

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The Huffington Post | Amory Blaine | Posted 10.02.2014 | Training

The homeless population in Denver now has an abundance of life-changing resources available for them to access. And each one is under one (very large)...

'Don't Know Much about History': Is Denver the Start of a New Student Movement?

Yohuru Williams | Posted 11.25.2014 | Education
Yohuru Williams

The protest to preserve the history curriculum is important for many reasons. If the so-called education reformers are not careful, they may bring on that catastrophe by toppling the only remaining institution dedicated to reinforcing civic values -- public education.

'Only Development Of Its Kind' Gets It Right Offering Housing, Medical, Mental Care To Homeless

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.12.2014 | Impact

The homeless population in Denver now has an abundance of life-changing resources available for them to access. And each one is under one (very large)...

Harnessing Innovation and Cooperation to Create Good Jobs and Growth

Bill Clinton | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics
Bill Clinton

Whether finding new ways to open unserved markets or putting people to work modernizing our nation's infrastructure, there are many ways to create good jobs by solving some of the biggest problems facing our communities. The key is seeing the opportunities beyond the obstacles.

From Commander in Chief to Chief Commitment Officers

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.27.2014 | Impact
Natalie Pace

Together, the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton powerhouse trio have become Chief Commitment Officers -- dedicated to challenging their members to create a better tomorrow. The main difference of the Clinton model is that members cannot just talk about solutions. They have to create meaningful change.

Bike To Work Day

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.25.2014 | Green
Natalie Pace

Today, tens of thousands of Coloradans are garaging their car and hitting Colorado's bike trails to commute into work for Colorado's annual Bike to Work Day. One of the biggest upsides to biking, and other clean energy and conservation policies, is how empowering it is to the average person.

Shocker: Colorado Made A Ton Of Money Off 4/20

AP | By KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 08.10.2014 | Business

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's marijuana market boomed in April as tens of thousands celebrated the once-underground 4/20 pot holiday. Tax ...

Budding Support For Marijuana Use By Athletes And Fans Ahead Of Super Bowl, Poll Shows

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

The high-flying Denver Broncos offense has set a litany of records this season, lighting up opposing defenses to the tune of 606 points in the regular...

Elvis, DRAG Queens, and Fatherhood Add Up to Love

Eden Lane | Posted 03.23.2014 | Denver
Eden Lane

An Elvis impersonator, two DRAG Queens, and a pregnant woman walk into a bar... What sounds like a set up for a typical joke is actually part of the character breakdown for a world premier production by the Denver Center Theatre Company.

Bearing the Burden: Global, State and County Evidence to Advance U.S. Health

Dr. Derek Yach | Posted 03.22.2014 | Impact
Dr. Derek Yach

Co-authored by Derek Yach, Executive Director, Vitality Institute & William Rosenzweig, Vitality Institute Commission Chair and Managing Partner, Phys...

Denver Retailer Opening the 'Apple Store of Weed'

Roadtrippers | Posted 03.01.2014 | Weird News
Roadtrippers

About a dozen stores will start selling recreational weed on New Year's Day, but there's so much more potential.

High School Student Who Was Shot By Classmate Dies

AP | Posted 02.20.2014 | Crime

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver high school student who was shot in the head by a classmate died Saturday afternoon, hospital officials sa...

The Time to See -- and Save -- Africa's Elephants is Now

Natural Habitat Adventures | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
Natural Habitat Adventures

Africa's elephants face an unprecedented poaching siege. It's a crisis of global significance that the U.S. government is taking action against -- and one in which safari ecotourism plays an important role, undergirding the value for local communities of keeping elephants alive.

Major Newspaper Seeks Legal Weed Editor

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.20.2013 | Media

Things are about to get a lot higher at Mile High City's paper of record, The Denver Post. Steve McMillan, public policy editor for the Denver pape...

Taking a Stand to Crush Elephant Poaching

Carter Roberts | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Carter Roberts

Why the renewed concern, when elephants have been killed for their ivory for centuries? It's both because elephants are very near to being at the end of their rope and because nowadays, poaching is a far cry from being a poor man's means of feeding his family.

Colorado's Marijuana Tax May Attract New Allies

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

DENVER -- DENVER (AP) — Colorado's hearty embrace of a 25 percent marijuana tax this week could prove a turning point for legalization backers. They...

Starz Denver Film Festival's Wild Horse

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 11.06.2013 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

Nothing embodies the spirit of the West like the iconic American mustang. Director Monty Miranda's full-length feature film of the same name brings these glorious beasts to full gallop in a sweeping tale that is part documentary, part character-driven narrative.

LOOK: Peyton Manning Sack Photo Sums Up Entire Game For Broncos

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.21.2013 | Sports

The Broncos brutal 39-33 loss to the Colts on Sunday was due to many factors, but the photo that surfaced of the sack by Indianapolis Colts' outside l...

LOOK: 10 Pot Treats That Could Pass As 'Real' Food

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

Marijuana business owners -- or ganjapreneurs -- are nothing if they aren't innovative.

Dems Faced Intense Profanity, Rape Threats Amid Gun Control Debate

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

Lawmakers are known to get angry messages from unhappy constituents, but the emails that Democratic lawmakers in Colorado received during the 2013 leg...