On June 16, 1965, the roiling waters of the South Platte River claimed 21 lives and damaged or destroyed nearly 2,000 buildings. The flood also helped shaped the city we know today.
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The catastrophic rains and landslides inflicted more damage on the local environment than a thousand years worth of daily weathering.
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Nevertheless, the challengers hope to capitalize on some of the discontent in Denver surrounding development, affordable housing, transportation and other issues.
Christina Brown led a pro bono effort to help mothers and their kids fleeing violence in Central America. She's back in Denver as detentions continue.
"If we were a minute or two slower, it might have been a very different situation," the teen mountaineer from Boulder says, via satellite phone.
Denise Gentilini's new musical, "I Am Alive," debuts at Denver's Newman Center Tuesday. It tells a story of tragedy in Armenia through the eyes of her grandparents.
Wayne Wicks has been working since February to make global media coverage of the Holmes trial seamless. He's managed the press pool for other high profile trials in Colorado.
The Senate passed a measure to make it easier to sue schools in incidents of violence. It's now in the House.