Position: Colorado Public Radio

Denver woman done riding her bike for now

On a sunny morning in May 2016, Ali Clerkin strapped on her helmet and pedaled up the South Marion Street Parkway in Denver. She had used the popular bikeway near Washington Park to reach the...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado could see more electric vehicles under deal with the auto industry

Colorado auto dealers may have more electric vehicles in their lots next next January, if the state Air Quality Control Commission approves a deal announced late Monday. The Colorado Department of...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Downhill I-70 into Denver is unlike any other drive – this is how big rig truckers do it

Before you’ve rolled out of bed, Jesus Torres has probably driven Loveland Pass – twice. The hazmat tanker truck driver for Dixon Bros., a Wyoming-based trucking company with offices in Denver,...

DATE: May 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado is safest state to vote

A decade-and-a-half before the Washington Post called Colorado the “safest” place to cast a ballot – a compliment echoed by nonpartisan election experts – Neal McBurnett of Boulder spent the...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

What effect does legal pot have on Colorado’s homeless?

What effect did Colorado’s legalization of recreational marijuana in 2012 have on homelessness here? It’s a question that’s been asked, in one form or another, by longtime Coloradans, new...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Couple wants to keep 160-year-old Colorado market in the family

SAN LUIS (AP) – Felix Romero and his wife, Claudia, weren’t even out of college when his father asked him to run the family store. It’s no ordinary family business, if there is such a thing....

DATE: June 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Judge OKs class action in lawsuit over Denver’s homeless sweeps

A lawsuit that claims the City of Denver violated the constitutional rights of its homeless residents took a big step forward on Thursday. A federal judge granted class-action status to the suit,...

DATE: April 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Environmentalists grapple with compromise on river

CENTENNIAL – Colorado’s economy depends on water: where it is, where the people who need it live and work, who has rights to it. Fights over those needs are a core part of the state’s history, and...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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