Nearly every day in Colorado, someone having a mental health crisis tries to seek help at a hospital emergency room. There’s only one problem: ER doctors are able to diagnose and treat a broken foot, but they generally don’t have the training to fix a broken mind
It smells like tar. It’s strong, and comes without warning, once a month, sometimes more, sometimes in the dead of the night. Residents of this North Denver community have been trying to get relief from this potential health hazard for six years. So far, without success.
The last time – possibly the only time – that Globeville became a destination for people living all over Denver was Feb. 26, 1950. That was the day that the biggest crowd in the city’s history made their way to the north side of town to watch the giant, 350-foot Grant Smelter smokestack dynamited to smithereens
Inestimable fortunes have flowed through this historic Denver neighborhood, where gold and silver ore from Colorado’s storied mountain mines were brought for processing. But for the people living in the cradle of the confluence of Interstate 70 and Interstate 25, justice is a constant battle
Rev. Michael O. Minor’s decision to ban fried chicken from his Baptist church was so radical that, eventually the White House heard about it. Minor’s healthy foods kick follows a trend that Colorado’s Center for African-American Health has been on for many years.