Between numerous homeless sweeps, new development popping up like weeds, crime on the 16th Street Mall, the upcoming election and the ever-evolving pot industry, it's been a busy summer. There's no better time than the present — and a three-day weekend — to catch up on the latest news on the hottest topics in Denver.
Fort Lyon Helps Homeless Addicts — and an Ailing Rural Economy
Homeless Move Forward with Class Action Suit Against Denver Over Sweeps
Homeless Sweeps: Large Police Crackdown on Individuals Along Platte River
Homeless Encampment Emerges Near Kerouac's Old Stamping Grounds
4. 16th Street Mall
16th Street Mall: Are Homelessness, Drugs, Crime on Mall Costing Denver?
What Went Down on the 16th Street Mall Before the Sun Came Up
Inside the New 16th Street Mall Private-Sector Security Plan
Video of New 16th Street Mall Attack Shows Cops Arriving Late, Busting No One
2. Ballot measures
Neighborhood Supported Cannabis Pilot Program Qualifies for Ballot
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