User: flenvcenter Topic: Shelter and Housing-Regional
Category: Homelessness
Last updated: Feb 22 2020 13:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The residual power of Ammon Bundy 21.2.2020 Current Issue
What’s it like when the West’s most notorious anti-government figure comes to your town?
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Two homeless men die of exposure as Denver’s temperatures dip 16.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Two men experiencing homelessness in Denver died on the streets within the last week of what police say was likely exposure as temperatures dropped and snow blanketed the city.
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Emboldened by courts, Colorado Democrats take aim at homeless camping bans 13.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado lawmakers say it's wrong to criminalize homelessness. They'll have a chance soon to vote on it.
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Billionaires are changing communities and the wild in Wyoming 10.2.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Sociologist Justin Farrell explores the ways wealth shapes Teton County and the Western U.S.
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Letters: Are bike lanes a safe bet? (2/2/20) 2.2.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Are bike lanes a safe bet? Re: “Add those bike lanes with care,” Jan. 26 editorial
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Guest Commentary: Five uncomfortable truths we must face about homelessness and poverty 2.2.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Truth #1. If we talked about any other group of human beings the way we speak about people experiencing homelessness, we would be called bigots at best.
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Guest Commentary: Denver’s camping ban is a demonizing attempt to make poverty invisible 1.2.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
What other crime can you think of that guarantees that there will be people who commit that crime, where there is no possible way for everyone to comply?
Observe the BLM’s displacement 27.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Moving land-management HQ out of Washington illustrates the ‘deconstruction of the administrative state.’
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Boise tweaked camping ban rather than removing it after legal challenge. Could that work in Denver? 27.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Many in Denver are debating whether to defend or repeal the city's urban camping ban, but another Western city found a third way -- overcoming a legal challenge to its ban by slightly modifying the law.
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Denver police have resumed enforcing camping ban 24.1.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver Police Department resumed its enforcement of the city's controversial urban camping ban three weeks to the day after it halted enforcement as a precautionary measure.
Biggest Capitol news came from outside this week, death penalty bill reopens wounds, and a Bloomberg endorsement 17.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
With committee hearings yet to start, the biggest action at the state Capitol this week -- so far, at least -- was outside the building. Homeless people who'd erected tents less than a block away were required by the city to pack up and move Wednesday morning.
Rats close Denver’s Liberty Park after spike in homeless camping, city says 15.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver officials are closing Liberty Park downtown Wednesday morning, fearing diseases, bites and more from a rat infestation that grew worse as tents popped up in the area.
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Letters: Homeless situation needs a solution; For your consideration: Sen. Michael Bennet; Media bias? Caldara column missed mark on facts (1/12/20) 13.1.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Homeless situation needs a solution
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After Denver’s camping ban was ruled unconstitutional, city employees now are sweeping sites under a different ordinance 10.1.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver's urban camping ban may be on hold, but the city is continuing to clean up homeless encampments.
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Hundreds of Puerto Rican families left homeless after biggest quake in century 8.1.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Cars, cots and plastic chairs became temporary beds for hundreds of families who lost their homes in southwest Puerto Rico as a flurry of earthquakes struck the island, one of them the strongest in a century.
Tents crowd Civic Center after police stop enforcing Denver camping ban 7.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
Denver’s homeless citizens and their tents are becoming more visible, particularly near the Capitol, after a county judge ruled against the city’s urban camping ban and police stopped enforcing the ordinance.
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Friednash: Ruling against Denver’s camping ban was wrong and must be appealed 3.1.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
To not defend the unauthorized camping ban would be tantamount to the city attorney's office disregarding its duties in favor of one side’s political views.
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“A more compassionate year”: Denver family inspired to hand out supplies to homeless on New Year’s Day 2.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Lauren Ruppert stood on the outskirts of Civic Center Park Wednesday morning weeping as her eyes swept over the encampment of homeless, needy people who called the streets of downtown Denver home on New Year's Day. 
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Boulder officials defend urban camping ban 1.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
Boulder officials insist the city's urban camping ban -- the rule preventing homeless people from resting with blankets, sleeping bags and tents in public — could withstand a legal challenge as similar measures in Denver and the west this month have been struck down in courts.
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A year after Denver Public Library ended late fees, patrons — and their books — are returning 28.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Thirty-five percent of patrons with overdue fines who had stopped using Denver Public Library services have re-engaged with the library since the fee cancellation, library officials said.
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