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Update: Trucker in deadly I-70 trucker trial found guilty on 27 counts

Update: The jury rendered its verdict in the case late on Friday, Oct. 15, finding Rogel Aguilera-Mederos gulty on 27 counts including four counts of vehicular homicide. Aguilera-Mederos Rogel Aguilera-Mederos, the truck driver accused of causing the fiery crash on I-70 in April 2019, took the stand to testify in his own defense as the trial drew to a close. Closing statements in the … more

How Raices Brewing Company honors its roots

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to celebrate Latinx communities here in Denver and across the country. It's a time when people are encouraged to celebrate and enjoy Latinx culture while … more

Get your spook on: Denver has many Halloween happenings for all ages

Whether you’re looking for tricks or treats, haunting entertainment, family fun time or simply somewhere to go decked out in your favorite Halloween costume that you didn’t get to wear last year, … more

Breaking the ice with art: Washington Park resident shares his maze pieces to combat racial division

Warren Stokes loves his neighborhood. He enjoys his daily six-block walk from his home to Washington Park, where he goes to create his art. But he has noticed that other pedestrians will often cross … more

Newman Center returns as community hub

For so many communities, arts centers are hubs of connection and creativity — places where people can go for entertainment and education. Which made the COVID-19 pandemic especially damaging, since … more

Celebrate Día de los Muertos in Denver

One of my favorite movies is Disney/Pixar’s “Coco.” I love that it’s all about music and family — and Día de los Muertos. I can’t pinpoint an exact timeframe in my past when I started … more

2021 JAAMM Festival features in-person, virtual, hybrid events

The 14th annual Neustadt Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies and Music (JAAMM) Festival takes place Oct. 6-Dec. 21 with in-person, virtual and hybrid offerings. The JAAMM Festival is a program of Denver’s … more

Open your door to the built environment

Even a casual drive around the Denver metro area will unveil a bevy of architectural gems, with even more design secrets hiding behind doors you might not expect. But since getting an invite to house … more

Digging for history at Golden’s Astor House

Archaeology isn’t all holy grails and temples of doom — there’s also community archaeology, which focuses on members of the community exploring the stories of people who lived their lives in … more

Open your door to the built environment

Even a casual drive around the Denver metro area will unveil a bevy of architectural gems, with even more design secrets hiding behind doors you might not expect. But since getting an invite to house … more

Vail Film Festival ready for a bigger, bolder 2021

Doing something for the first time is always a fraught process, but you often come away with all kinds of beneficial lessons that can make it smoother next time. Such is the case for the Vail Film … more

Say ‘I Do’ to the return of musical theater

Throughout the bulk of the pandemic, many of us have really buried ourselves in nostalgia to find some escape. And for a lot of us, there are few things more comforting than a good love story. Add in … more

Denver parks have mountains, too

One doesn’t need to go very far from the city to get the experience of being in the Colorado mountains. In fact, did you know that the city of Denver has more than 14,000 acres of parklands in the … more

Warren Village now offers services, resources at Ivy Crossing apartments

Warren Village has big goals to serve the community, said Ethan Hemming, president and CEO of Warren Village. “We know that financial strain can have a detrimental impact on mental health, academic … more

Fall stewardship days return to South Platte

There are two upcoming opportunities for people who would like to volunteer to tend to the South Platte River. Both events take place on Sept. 25 at Globeville Landing Park. Parking for the events … more

Processing the pandemic through art

Colorado artist Ana María Hernando hopes that her piece in the “Americas COVID-19 Memorial” helps people feel that they are not alone. “The pandemic has been an enormous event for all of … more

‘The engine that powers Colorado’

As they walk through the halls of Emily Griffith Technical College, students are reminded that their future awaits them with one catchphrase: “Our mission is to prepare our students for today’s … more

Historic Denver highlights 50 places worth celebrating

Most people in the metro area are at least a little familiar with historic sites like the Molly Brown House in Capitol Hill and the Brown Palace in downtown Denver. But there’s undoubtedly some who … more

A family story ‘Before You Go’

Families are not always easy, even under the best of circumstances. So, when a family of three adult siblings gathers at the home of their dying mother, it’s a safe bet it will be a fraught … more
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