EPA: Denver, Front Range are “severe” violators of air quality standards

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday that it reclassified Denver and Colorado’s northern Front Range as “severe” violators of air quality standards, meaning more stringent regulations are coming for businesses and consumers are likely to pay higher gas prices. The move would force refineries to produce a special blend of gasoline for drivers in the nine-county northern Front Range during

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Denver weather: Hot Tuesday brings air quality concern

August high temperatures are back as Tuesday’s high is expected to be 93 degrees. With the high temperature Tuesday also comes an Ozone Action Day Alert for the Front Range urban corridor, as the heat and dry conditions worsen air quality for sensitive groups. Precipitation chances won’t reach more than 2% Tuesday. Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s air

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Denver awards $150,000 for Safe Parking program

The Colorado Safe Parking Initiative is searching for Denver businesses, faith organizations or any commercial entities to partner with and provide parking spots for newly homeless people who live in their cars after the city of Denver awarded them a $150,000 contract to fund the parking program. The parking program contract was awarded through the Denver Department of Housing Stability

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Denver weather: Clear skies, hot temperatures and low chance of rain Monday and through the week

After Sunday night’s torrential rains and flash flooding, forecasters expect clear and sunny skies with hot temperatures in Denver throughout the week. While rain is unlikely Monday, showers and thunderstorms are possible in northeast and north central Colorado, prompting the weather service to put out a hazardous weather outlook due to potential flash flooding. The Denver metro area has mild

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Jeremiah Rashad Kendrick arrested in murder investigation following deadly shooting on Monday

A suspect has been arrested for allegedly shooting a woman to death in Denver’s Five Points neighborhood Monday. Denver police responded to a shooting on Monday near 22nd Street and Arapahoe Street where a woman was found. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead upon arrival. Police say that detectives “quickly identified a suspect”

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La Malinche at the Denver Art Museum: See “Traitor, Survivor, Icon” through May 8

The Denver Art Museum’s “Traitor, Survivor, Icon” is an exhibition built around a question: Was La Malinche a hero or a traitor? Was the 16th-century, indigenous enigma — who was famously bartered into slavery in her youth before rising up to be a mother figure for modern Mexico — a victim and, therefore, a righteous role model for generations of

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