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DENVER | Colorado health officials are announcing a new statewide marijuana-education campaign. And they say it won’t look like last year’s controversial “Don’t Be a Lab Rat” campaign. This year’s campaign will be called “Good to Know.” It’s aimed at residents and visitors about how to safely use the newly legal drug. The campaign will cost […]

Colorado is one of over a dozen states increasing their minimum wages. The hike comes as Boulder explores raising its minimum wage above the state’s and as fast-food workers campaign nationally to gain $15 an hour pay

An artist’s depiction of a proposed development near East Iliff Avenue and Interstate 225. Neighbors have said the nearby streets are too busy for the high-density development. (Courtesy photo)

“There are multiple issues that are of significant concern to us at Danbury Park and the surrounding homeowners’ associations about past performance issues with Century Communities,” said Danbury Park resident and HOA board member Frank Gunn in an email.

An artist’s depiction of a proposed development near East Iliff Avenue and Interstate 225. Neighbors have said the nearby streets are too busy for the high-density development. (Courtesy photo)

“We feel the proposed project will not blend with the existing neighborhoods and therefore is not responsible development,” said Philip Volk, a resident of the Shamrock Park condominium complex that sits north of the proposed project.

“It’s not like that’s enough money to fund everything that every interest group is going to want to bring to you this year,” she said, prompting laughter in the room.

Construction workers pack up their personal tools Thursday morning at the over-budget Denver VA Medical Replacement Project site near Interstate 225 and East Colfax Avenue in Aurora. The project is currently on hold after a federal board of appeals ruled that the VA had breached its contract. Aurora Congressman Mike Coffman said Colorado delegates were working to keep Kiewit-Turner as the contractor for the hospital so that the 1400 people who were laid off can come back to work. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

“Right now there is nothing that we can do to reverse the costly mistakes that the VA has made given its deplorable mismanagement of this project. This project can’t be left sitting there half finished,” he said in a statement Monday.

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