Colorado ‘ballot selfie’ ban sparks opposition
A Colorado ban on so-called “ballot selfies,” where voters share photos of their completed ballots, is sparking opposition.
Republican state Sen. Owen Hill of Colorado Springs tells The Gazette that he opposes the law, which makes it a misdemeanor to disseminate a completed ballot.
The 1891 law was intended to prevent voter coercion. Hill calls the law outdated.
The little-known law gained attention last week when Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey issued a warning that posting “ballot selfies” is a misdemeanor. In response, the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado called the law unjust.
Colorado lawmakers have twice rejected bills to change the law to allow “ballot selfies.”
New Denver schools safety plan asks board to decide on police on campus
The board is scheduled to discuss police in schools next week.
Sun Valley and La Alma Lincoln Park residents still want the defunct Zuni plant to become a public market
They're just waiting on Xcel Energy and the city.
Here’s what’s next for Lake Steam Baths, still owned by Boom Car Wash, LLC
Don't worry. It won't be a car wash.
Westword Music Showcase canceled for 2023
The Showcase has been hosted in LoDo, Golden Triangle and RiNo. But due to Denver’s explosive growth, the music festival is looking for a new home.
Looking to support small businesses on the westside? The West Denver Marketplaces’ directory has you covered
West Denver Marketplace is a website showcasing over 100 small local businesses from West Colfax to Florida Avenue and Sheridan to Santa Fe Drive.
Resettling migrants have more than doubled enrollment in DPS’ Newcomers program
Educators are helping new students from all over the world.
Things to do in Denver this weekend, May 26-29
Get ready for the long weekend! BBQ Fest Denver, Soul Line Dancing and more!
City Council approved historic designation for a City Park West house against the owner’s wishes. Now, the owner is suing the city.
The lawsuit takes issue with the city’s historic findings and the Council vote.
United pilots picket downtown for higher pay and better schedules
The action came days after United announced a major expansion in Denver.
Green, wormlike things are shooting silk and descending from trees in Downtown Denver
What are they, will they hurt us, and should we hurt them? Denverite investigates.
Five cool things to do this weekend
Swing dancing and ice cream, slug-themed queer dance parties, a solo art show and the 2023 Karaoke World Championship competitions in Denver.
Denver has exceeded its goal of 125 miles of new bike infrastructure, Hancock says
Advocates say the new infrastructure is mostly good. And they want more of it.
This fall, Denverites will vote on making a 0.15% sales tax permanent to fund the Denver Preschool Program long-term
Voters approved the program in 2006 and 2014.
Can Denver’s next mayor end no-payment evictions by 2025? Eighteen anti-poverty groups have a plan
So what do the candidates think?
The DU women’s lacrosse team is undefeated and playing in the NCAA Semifinals for the first time ever
They take the field against Northwestern Friday at 1 p.m. MT.
Meadowlark’s Off The Cuff residency hosts some of the city’s best BIPOC musicians
The show features jazz, funk, soul and hip-hop performed by Denver’s professional local talent.
Big takeaways from Denverite’s mayoral runoff debate between Kelly Brough and Mike Johnston
The June 6 election is coming, and the candidates with relatively similar politics are trying to distinguish themselves. That's proved tough Tuesday night.
Denver Police arrested her as she gave assistance to George Floyd protesters in 2020. The city is paying her $45,000 over a misconduct claim
The city has paid more than $2 million so far this year in cases dating back to the protests.
Here’s why RTD’s light rail system is virtually unusable this week
Especially along the I-25 corridor, Santa Fe Drive and in the heart of downtown.
WATCH: Denverite’s mayoral runoff debate at 6 p.m.
The live televised debate between candidates Kelly Brough and Mike Johnston starts at 6 p.m. today.