If you've ever eaten a salad with in the winter, there's a good chance it was grown thanks to the Colorado's water.
I have become skeptical of the idea of working within the system for change, because I think the system itself is corrupted -- by money in politics, by crackpot governance and by apathy. But when things start to get even a little bit crazy, the system starts looking pretty damn good.
By Amanda Straw, Operations Manager When I moved to Denver three years ago, I was looking to take on a new career path and start making a difference in my community. I knew I wanted to pursue a career in the non-profit sector and Denver offered a plethora of choices. Show More Summary
I checked my reflection in the mirror the other day and saw nothing different, but clearly something must have changed. Ever since I backpacked through Europe for a year after college with a copy of 'Europe On $5 A Day,' I have lived for my next vacation. Work, however rewarding, was just what I did between trips.
Online relationships are based on limited information and, as a result, are incomplete; your children can know people online, but only so far.
In an article on Tuesday, The Denver Post described the gun safety debate in the State House this way: "Monday's discussion in the House, while...
It is my hope that the next generation of athletes will not support a culture of ignorance and discrimination and that gay athletes will feel comfortable being open about their sexuality.
If we are constantly working towards success, convincing ourselves that ultimate happiness will be attained when we reach that point, when will we ever slow down? I have to consciously remind myself that sometimes it's all right to think about absolutely nothing.
Our helplessness is a political more than an environmental problem. We know what needs to be done environmentally, but we lack the political means to make decisions that would ameliorate our climate problems.
Now Coffman is saying he supports one of the DREAM Act's paths to citizenship (military enrollment) -- not the second path (high school or college graduation). So, he hasn't flipped on the DREAM Act. Based on his current positions, he'd vote against it again.
For the next several weeks, HuffPost will be cross-posting "Foreclosure Horror Stories" from the Home Defenders League's "100 Stories Of What Wall Street Broke" series,...
Lisa Gedgaudas, program administrator for Create Denver, joins us today for a special (and very short) podcast from the McNichols Building in Civic Center Park.
Health insurance expert Katherine Woodfield provides 10 tips on how to navigate the sometimes-confusing lingo, mathematic calculations and insurance coverage options to help make sure you're getting the best deal on health insurance...
While all these bills seek to right wrongs, empower citizens and generally make government more accountable, they also should be entirely unnecessary in a constitutional republic where government is the servant rather than the maste...
Americans are very optimistic about the future of human space exploration. In these complex times, are Americans in favor of human exploration of the Mars? The answer is an unequivocal YES.
Imagine yourself at a restaurant ready to order your favorite dish and being told by your server that there is a one in three chance you will not receive the same item that is on the menu. Would you order it anyway?
I believe that the first and most powerful rule in teaching is: Care. Care. Care. Care. Care. And when you don't know what else to do, care more.
I'm a wuss. I'm not proud of it, but I'm one of those 98-pound weaklings who just happens to weigh a bit more. Ever since I was a kid, words have been my weapon of choice. I wouldn't know what to do if I was attacked except maybe write about it after. And a fat lot of good that would do.
Nothing could steer me off course during my inaugural year in Denver. So when I read about the widowed news anchor who was selected as a 5280 Magazine's "Most Eligible Single" in February of 2007, it was only fitting that I should reach out.
By now, it's clear that those of us in the environmental community who held our breath and our vapors over the idea of a President Romney, now are not willing to compromise in the face of environmental disaster.