Colorado’s Ken Salazar will head up Hillary Clinton’s transition team
The Associated Press reports that Hillary Clinton has asked Ken Salazar to head up her White House transition team.
Salazar is a former U.S. senator and Secretary of Interior under President Barack Obama and a member of a famous Colorado political family.
The transition team oversees planning for a future Clinton administration. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is performing the same role for Donald Trump.
The team Salazar will lead includes former National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm and longtime Clinton allies Neera Tanden and Maggie Williams.
20 goals Mike Johnston committed to during his campaign to be Denver’s next mayor
Denverites will be following whether he keeps his word on commitments he made to building new affordable housing, ending homelessness and more.
What will the new Denver City Council look like and how will it get along with Mike Johnston?
City Council will have seven incumbents and six new members.
Nine cool things to do in Denver this week
An Indigenous Comic and Art festival, an underground music showcase, yoga with puppies and a LGBTQ+ history walking tour.
Interview: Denver Mayor-elect Mike Johnston lays out his first 100 days in office
Johnston told CPR’s Colorado Matters that he wants to hire hundreds more first responders and build tiny homes for the unhoused.
A Denver woman was on a crusade to improve her RTD bus shelter. Now, it’s gone
RTD doesn't maintain most of its bus stops.
Early morning shooting leaves Denver police officer injured, suspect dead
The shooting happened early Wednesday morning on the 2600 block of Zuni Street.
Denver City Council District 10 Results: Chris Hinds wins re-election
Incumbent Councilmember Chris Hinds had 56% of the vote Wednesday morning, compared to Shannon Hoffman's almost 43%.
Denver City Council District 8 results: Shontel Lewis likely elected to be area’s new councilmember
The final batch of unofficial results shows Lewis likely winning by 356 votes over Brad Revare for the open council seat.
Denver City Council District 9 Results: Final vote results show Darrell Watson defeating incumbent Candi CdeBaca
Watson got about 60% of the vote in District 9, according to the final vote results release.
Mike Johnston will be Denver’s next mayor as Kelly Brough concedes race
The next mayor will take office on July 17.
Denver election updates: Mike Johnston declares victory
Denver's runoff election ends today. Kelly Brough and Mike Johnston are the headliners, but that's not all!
City Council votes to make safe outdoor sites program permanent
Originally meant to shelter people during the pandemic, the city-sanctioned camping sites can now continue past this year.
City Council makes building ADUs easier by passing zoning code amendment
The change tailors construction rules around neighborhood contexts, allowing more ADUs to be built with less barriers.
The Chicano Humanities and Arts Council will return to Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe later this year
A generous donation made the move possible after the art nonprofit was priced out of Denver last year.
Voting’s going better than normal ahead of Tuesday’s Denver runoff for mayor and three City Council seats
Turnout is higher than in recent municipal elections.
Denver’s realtor association has stopped analyzing naturally affordable homes, citing a lack of data
In May, just 450 homes closed under $500,000, down by 807 from June 2022.
Colorado’s Missing Indigenous Person Alerts has been in use for six months and most have been issued in Denver. Are they working?
“It is said that my people go missing three times; once in person, once in the data, and once in the media."
Lunar New Year is officially a state holiday
Gov. Polis, State Senator Julie Gonzales and State Representative Serena Gonzales-Gutierrez recognized the Colorado Asian community's efforts in bringing the bill forward and for thriving in the city.
The Colfax Avenue and Broadway intersection will be closed for a lot of Saturday as Denver Water kicks off old pipe replacement project
While some of the work could continue into Sunday, Denver Water says it shouldn't disrupt ¡Viva! Streets Denver celebrations.
Her daughter was killed on her bike in Denver. She’s still riding and pushing leaders to make streets safer
Ainslie O’Neil was killed in December 2022 when she was struck by a driver while crossing Federal Boulevard on West 35th Avenue.