A court ruling probably was not the gift that Denver wanted.

A story posted this morning on Westword not only explores Denver’s homeless legal situation but also the issues that have had an impact on Boise, Idaho, as well. Westword reporter Sara Fleming explains the differences in both cities. But the crux of the matter is this: “As Denver’s camping ban is tested in courts — the city …

A celebration for poetry, literacy and literature: We like that

Colorado selected its first poet laureate in 1919. And today, 100 years later, another poet laureate was announced by Gov. Jared Polis: Bobby LeFebre, who is a talented poet, performance artist, writer (of many genres, including the play Northside), member of the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs, and on and on. I attended the announcement, …

Meetings in July for the proposed settlement involving Denver’s homeless

Yesterday, I ate lunch at a restaurant in Capitol Hill. I brought this week’s Westword with me for reading material. When I settled in, I opened the magazine, and there was a flyer that really caught my eye. It was headed: ”Important notice to all persons who may be affected by the potential settlement of the …