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The grit of Globeville: Part 3

The grit of Globeville: Part 3

2 / January 23, 2013 8:00 AM

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 grit of Globeville: Part 2

The grit of Globeville: Part 2

1 / January 22, 2013 8:00 AM

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

The grit of Globeville

The grit of Globeville

2 / January 21, 2013 8:00 AM

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

Urban oil and gas wells pop up across Colorado, but number of permits decreasing

Urban oil and gas wells pop up across Colorado, but number of permits decreasing

0 / July 5, 2012 11:35 AM

Oil and gas wells have moved into urban and highly populated areas of Colorado – in some cases literally bumping up against residential back yards. Yet the number of permits being issued by the state actually has dropped in half [&hellip

Tax breaks, grant money available for Colorado wildfire mitigation

Tax breaks, grant money available for Colorado wildfire mitigation

0 / July 3, 2012 11:00 AM

With tens of thousands of acres aflame in Colorado, many mountain home and property owners are madly working on fire mitigation – but may not know they can get both tax breaks and grant money to help offset the costs

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