Politics

Denver landlords need long-term rental licenses under new law

Denver landlords will be required to hold long-term rental licenses for each of their properties under a new law unanimously approved by the City Council on Monday night. In what’s believed to be the largest overhaul of the city’s licensing department, the licenses will take a couple of years to phase in and hundreds of […]

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Denver weather: Rain continues Monday, pushing city closer to surpassing 2020 precipitation total – The Denver Post

Denver could have more precipitation on the year by the end of Tuesday than the city had in the entire year of 2020.   As of 7 a.m. Monday, Denver had received nearly half an inch of precipitation from the current storm, bringing the annual total to over 7 inches of rainfall, according to figures […]

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Denver police officer arrested on suspicion of vehicular assault of other officer

A Denver police officer was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of vehicular assault for allegedly crashing his unmarked police car into another police car. Officer Jacob Marsh, 38, is suspended without pay from the department while his case is ongoing, Denver police spokeswoman Christine Downs said. Marsh was driving his unmarked police car at 3 a.m. […]

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Denver weather: Mostly sunny Sunday before 3-5 inches of snow expected on Monday

Denver’s due for a mostly sunny day with temperatures in the upper 50s on Sunday, but snow is expected to return this week — potentially over several days, according to the National Weather Service in Boulder. Sunday’s forecast high is 57 with west winds in the 5 to 8 mph range, according to the weather […]

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Denver area lost $1B in COVID convention cancellations; now, bookings starting to come back – The Denver Post

Conventions were the canary in the coal mine for the economic devastation COVID-19 would bring to Denver. When the American Physical Society canceled its March 2020 meeting at the Colorado Convention Center downtown with two days’ notice, there were some early hopes it might be an isolated event. At that point, there hadn’t even been […]

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Denver weather: Light snow on Tuesday previews rest of the week

Tuesday begins with some light snow in the Denver area, with more expected later this week. The National Weather Service in Boulder said to watch out for morning fog followed by a slight chance of snow after 10 a.m. It will likely mix with rain by the evening commute. The chance of any precipitation is […]

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New Denver gym Traverse Fitness offers altitude training room

For decades, the benefits of altitude training for endurance athletes have been widely known. That’s what has made Boulder an international mecca for Olympic runners, triathletes, cyclists and mountaineers since the 1970s. Now, altitude training is going high-tech. At Traverse Fitness, a new gym in Denver with an “altitude room,” folks can get the training […]

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Denver was the center of snowfall bull’s-eye. Here’s the science behind the rare occurrence.

The latest snowstorm was the largest of the season so far, and also featured a rare Denver bull’s-eye. Widespread snow totals of 8 to 14 inches covered the entire metro area in a fresh blanket of white, resulting in treacherous road conditions and a tedious clean-up process. The official observation at Denver International Airport, which […]

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Denver weather: Colorado’s record cold rivals North Pole temperatures

Early Monday morning temperatures on the eastern plains of Colorado rivaled the north pole. Wray recorded a temperature of -26 according to the National Weather Service just before sunrise, while Alert, in Nunavut, Canada, was also -26. The Alert Weather Station is the northernmost permanently inhabited place in the world, just 508 miles shy of […]

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Denver City Council extends fee cap for food delivery companies like DoorDash and Grubhub

Companies delivering food in Denver — like Grubhub, DoorDash and Postmates — must make do a few more months with the 15% fee they’re able to charge restaurants. On Monday night, the Denver City Council unanimously extended a 15% cap on those fees through mid-June. The fee cap originally passed in September and had been […]