Request to install security cameras in Colorado Springs park meets mixed reaction

Support for an emergency request to install security cameras at John Venezia Community Park was mixed Monday afternoon among Colorado Springs City Council members. The park, which is still under construction, will cost the city $13 million to build. It opened to the public on July 8 and is the first park the city has opened in more than a decade. Even before the park’s debut, however, it has seen…

Part Of Denver Art Museum To Close This Fall

DENVER (CBS4)– The Denver Art Museum plans to begin construction later this year on a welcome center, which means part of the museum will close. The welcome center is part of the north building revitalization project. The Denver Art Museum welcome center (credit: CBS) To make up for the closure, the Denver Art Museum’s Hamilton Building along 13th will be open seven days a week starting Nov. 20. The goal…

Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe carted off practice field with apparent right leg injury

Denver Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe (95) runs through drills during practice. The team moved practice indoors during training training camp on Aug. 7, 2017 in Englewood, Colorado at Dove Valley. Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe was carted off the practice field at the team’s Dove Valley headquarters Saturday morning with an apparent right leg injury. Wolfe appeared to suffer the injury during an 11-on-11 play early in practice. Offensive…

Enjoy A New Life In Colorado

Colorado is an amazing state to live in and there are lots of activities and other things to enjoy when you move there. While you get four seasons, the winters are not too bad and you can ski through April. The summer is hot, but the heat is dry and you don’t have to deal with a lot of bugs. Colorado is a fun place to live and you can’t…

With Emphasis on “Being Brave, Not Perfect,” Bc Denver Underscores Status as One of State’s Top Girls Programs

BC Denver’s 2018 Elite roster has emerged as one of the top girls club teams in the state this summer. Little did Geoff Golden know that his two years as the player development coach for the Colorado 14ers, the state’s since-relocated NBA D-League franchise, would prepare him for the challenges of coaching girls club basketball. Golden, who admits he “never intended to start a girls club,” founded Basketball Club Denver…

Water Prices Could Be Going Up For Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – People in Denver could soon pay more on their water bills. On Wednesday, Denver Water will ask city commissioners to approve an extra $7 million, increasing the department’s budget by 12 percent to more than $430 million. (credit: CBS) (credit: CBS) Officials say they need the extra money to replace aging pipes, patch up underground storage thanks, and modernize the plants that clean the water. Source Article

Denver Finds a Simple and Innovative Way to Help the Homeless — Wash Their Clothes

Marcus Harris, who was once homeless, runs the Laundry Truck, the mobile unit that washes clothes for Denver’s homeless at no charge. (David Kelly / For The Times) The big green and white truck hummed gently as a dozen washers and dryers on board sloshed and spun through their cycles. Every few minutes someone dropped off a bag of dirty clothes. “We are now averaging about 300 pounds of laundry…

Mayor Hancock Still Doesn’t Get It — Widening Roads Hurts Denver

A $27 million project to widen 56th Avenue is currently on the shortlist for funds from November’s transportation bond measure, but Mayor Hancock still has time to fix that. For the cost of widening three miles of this road, 56th Avenue, the city could build 67 miles of protected bike lanes and 90 miles of sidewalks. Image: Google Maps. Back in February, Michael Hancock told a room full of sustainable…

Colorado Springs Hospital Takes Lead in Dealing with Nationwide Opioid Epidemic

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Several Colorado hospitals are joining forces to address the problem with prescription painkillers, but a local hospital has been doing it for two years. Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs changed its pain management protocol after large numbers of patients across the country abused or became addicted to opioid medications. “The fast and simple way is to write a prescription for a narcotic,” said Dr. George Hertner,…

Why is Denver the Trendiest Place to Live?

Trendiest Place to Live

Denver, Colorado has consistently made it to the top of the polls for the best to live in the United States for a few years running now, these places are favourite of denver colorado realtor. Thousands of new people are moving to this city near the Rockies for its beautiful weather, proximity to the mountains and exploding job market. Read on to learn some of the reasons why Denver is so popular.