Immigration experts reacted on Sunday to Denver’s plan to possibly shelter and care for migrant children who have entered the country illegally by the tens of thousands since the fall.
Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder, praised the “poise and grace” of the children entering the United States across the Mexico border, just as Denver is considering seeking federal grants to care for them.
The Broncos weren’t overwhelming favorites to win Super Bowl XLVIII but a 43-8 loss to the Seattle Seahawks was a punch to the stomach of Broncos Nation. That story tops the list of the top Colorado sports stories of the first half of 2014.
In a State of the City address heavy on employment, transit, tourism and business development, Mayor Michael Hancock on Monday trumpeted the city’s gains in attracting manufacturers and culturing an environment for start-ups.
Here is the text of Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s 2014 State of the City address from the Denver Art Museum.
Freedom seemed to be the theme at the fifth annual Independence Eve celebration at Civic Center Park. This year’s event attracted more than 100,000 people.
Denver’s biggest book club has a new read for the summer.
There was a groundbreaking on a new childhood education center in one of Denver’s poorest neighborhoods on Monday.
Nearly three-quarters of Denver 4-year-olds are enrolled in preschool, one of the highest rates in the country. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock wants to expand the city’s program.
The Denver City Council must decide if it will ask voters to reauthorize a tax first put in place in 2006 for a program aimed at making sure children are ready to learn when they enter kindergarten.