User: flenvcenter Topic: Shelter and Housing-Regional
Category: Homelessness
Last updated: Jul 06 2018 08:06 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Spring Creek fire threatens livestock; could cause chronic asthma 6.7.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Long before the flames chased resident out of their homes, Nicoletta had urged her friends, neighbors, and clients to evacuate their animals. Since the wildfire broke early last week, Nicoletta has been working around the clock to transport, treat, and care for the region's four-legged creatures.
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“Double-headed dragon” Spring Creek Fire destroys some homes, spares others 4.7.2018 Denver Post: Local
Ronny Wells sat in a high school classroom with about 15 of his neighbors waiting to hear whether the Spring Creek Fire destroyed his Fort Garland home.
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Boulder County businesses grapple with impacts of homelessness 1.7.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A group of four men -- surrounded by shopping carts brimming with their personal belongings and shrouded in plastic tarps to protected the cargo from an impending rainstorm — sat in a breezeway that connects Longmont's Main Street with a parking area behind a row of businesses.
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Coordinated system for homeless in Boulder County promising, but housing still needed 30.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Early numbers from Boulder County's new approach to helping adults experiencing homelessness show that it is successful, according to officials.
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Proposed 1,000-person homeless project in Lakewood hit with major setback in federal court 28.6.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The long-running legal saga over a homeless community proposed for surplus federal land in Lakewood took another twist this week when a federal judge ruled that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services acted properly when earlier this year it denied a homeless advocacy group's attempt to acquire the property.
Man in demonic clown costume convicted of slashing man with bladed gloves 26.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A man who was wearing demonic, white-faced makeup when he fatally slashed a 29-year-old homeless man to death armed with knife-tipped gloves has been convicted of murder.
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Change in Colorado school bus law sets up possible “David and Goliath” school choice battle 26.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Law change will allow districts to run buses through other districts without first getting permission, a change small districts fear will cost them students.
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Arrest made in suspected murder of Glenwood Springs homeless man 22.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
Glenwood Springs Police arrested a known area homeless man Wednesday night in the suspected murder of another homeless man near the Glenwood Springs Mall in West Glenwood earlier that morning.
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Ride the Rockies cyclist battles breast cancer, raises money for homelessness 16.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The 87-mile road to the finish line for this year’s Ride the Rockies did not give riders any kind of break. Winds gusted during the final -- and steadily uphill -- 20 miles, punctuated by lung-searing climbs.
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Low-income renters at risk of eviction in Denver can now seek legal help from a City Council-backed defense fund 14.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Struggling renters who face eviction in Denver can now receive help from a pilot legal defense program that launched Wednesday with money provided by the City Council.
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Jeffco organization to close its 22-bed homeless shelter this weekend in face of budget troubles 13.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The Action Center, which provides food, housing and emergency services to 20,000 people in Jefferson County annually, announced Tuesday that it will suspend its shelter program starting this weekend due to budget constraints.
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What the first metro-area camping ban outside Denver and Boulder says about homelessness 11.6.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Parker last week passed an anti-camping ordinance that it hopes will reduce incidences of people sleeping on trails and parks and leaving behind trash in one of metro Denver's most expensive communities.
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Colorado appeals court affirms nearly $1.4 million assessed against foreclosure lawyer 6.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The Colorado Court of Appeals has affirmed more than $1.2 million in penalties and fees assessed against one of the city’s prolific foreclosure attorneys the state sued for billing thousands of consumers facing the loss of their homes for title-insurance policies that did not exist.
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Castle Rock’s “pit bull” ban was a failed policy 31.5.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
The town of Castle Rock recently repealed it’s 25-year old breed discriminatory “pit bull” ban, replacing it with a safety-focused two-tiered breed-neutral ordinance that focuses on the behavior of every dog and owner in the community. It’s the latest municipality to stand up for the property rights of responsible dog owners by rejecting this failed approach to regulation.
Time to fight for homeless veterans – and their families 29.5.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
I will never forget the first time that I met DeLisa. She was walking down the hallway of the Comitis Crisis Center with her two small boys on each side of her, holding their mother’s hands. Comitis is a homeless shelter in Aurora, Colorado. When I first met her, I asked “Who are you here visiting?” My assumption was that she was a donor touring the building. Her reply surprised me: “We just moved into the third floor, the veterans’ wing.”
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Moved from school to school, fewer than 1 in 4 foster kids graduate. That’s worse than homeless kids. 24.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Each year, more than 200 foster kids in Colorado exit the system at age 18 without a home. For those who do not finish high school, the likelihood is high that they will become homeless or end up in jail.
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Evergreen man allegedly evicted roommate by fatally shooting him 21.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A 46-year-old man has been arrested for investigation of second-degree murder after he allegedly shot his 33-year-old roommate claiming the man refused to leave their home near Evergreen on Sunday.
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Violence during Ludhiana MC eviction drive: Attempt to murder charge added for attack on XEN; protesters lathicharged 19.5.2018 Ludhiana – The Indian Express
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Ludhiana: Protests turn violent during MC’s eviction drive, 1 electrocuted 18.5.2018 Ludhiana – The Indian Express
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Seattle backs tax on companies like Amazon to help homeless 15.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Seattle leaders on Monday unanimously approved a tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fund the fight against homelessness after weeks of heated debate and raucous hearings.
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