The Emily Griffith Opportunity School could soon be history -- literally, since the circa 1926 school building at 1250 Welton Street has been recommended for landmark status. But the name of this pioneering educator will live on. This morning, Denver Public Schools will announce the name of its ambi ... More >>
Judge Herbert Stern will decide on Friday whether the city's swap of eleven acres by Hentzell Park to Denver Public Schools in exchange for a DPS facility at 1330 Fox Street can go through -- or will instead go to a vote of Denver residents on the November ballot. Meanwhile, though, other moves ar ... More >>
Denver may be landlocked, but Lower Highlands had lots of liquid assets last night. And we're not talking about all the new bars popping up in the hot LoHi area. A water main break at West 29th Avenue and Zuni Street sent torrents of water cascading through the neighborhood -- which includes Stone ... More >>
Theron and Teague Harrison, Manual High School's all-star brother-sister debate team and Westword cover siblings, are going to the Urban Debate National Championship in New York City next month. The pair snagged second place at the Denver Urban Debate League City Championship this past Saturd ... More >>
Marilee Utter. Although Denver would seem to be all DNC, all the time, it appears that the city will carry on after August 28. Evidence of this came in an August 19 Rocky Mountain News story, which reported that the Urban Land Institute has recommended the DPS facility in the next block -- curren ... More >>
Nothing is set in stone, even on the landmarked Stoneman's Row. And the rest could be history.
Justin Martinez was raised in the school of hard knocks, but Life Skills is his last hope for a diploma.
The art of the mural is alive and well in Denver.
A Denver high school teacher says her superiors need to brush up on their ABCs.
Parents in northwest Denver say the school district doesn't listen--so they're making more noise.