Annual Seed Swap event culitvates community connections

Annual Seed Swap event culitvates community connections

Over the hills and through the woods, under the I-70 overpass we go. While the Elyria-Swansea neighborhood sits only 15 minutes from downtown Denver, the landscape and demographic changes drastically over the short trek. This neighborhood, which has always been a hub for dirty industry, is the most polluted neighborhood in Colorado. The GrowHaus, a […]

Making change: The $20 turns toward equality

Making change: The $20 turns toward equality

The catalyst making the biggest change to our currency since 1929 started with some housekeeping. The Advanced Counterfeit Deterrence program was established to stay ahead of counterfeiting, which is the primary driver for currency redesign. In June 2013, the ACD recommended to the secretary of the treasury, Jacob Lew, that the $10 note be the […]

Roaming the Rockies with Weston Snowboards

Roaming the Rockies with Weston Snowboards

Usually, you can find Weston Snowboards Inc. parked in Mason Davey’s driveway in Minturn. When it’s not parked there, this “tiny home” shop could be anywhere. Until eight months ago, Weston Snowboards was on Main Street in downtown Minturn. Davey, who started as a part-time shop assistant in 2013, purchased the company with partner Leo […]

Justice for Josie

Justice for Josie

Anyone who had been arrained in Courtroom 4A of Denver’s Lindsey-Flanigan Courthouse Aug 1 at 8 a.m. was greeted with a spectacle. Nearly 50 people accompanied Josie Valadez Fraire and packed into the modestly sized courtroom, lling the uncomfortably creaky wooden benches quickly until it was standing room only. Valadez Fraire is known colloquially as […]

Opinion: The challenge of being a student and a parent

Opinion: The challenge of being a student and a parent

My life can be pretty tumultuous at times. It’s filled with sleepless nights and early mornings, random outbursts, crying fits, snotty shoulders, scabby knees and crappy pants. My day is also filled with impromptu ‘I-love-yous’, singing sessions, tickle fights ending in sloppy kisses and some of the best snuggles. These are just the parts of […]

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