Denver in 5 minutes: What you need to know today, Oct. 15

For one thing, it’s going to be a very beautiful day.

Bhawani P. Neupane speaks on his phone outside. The Hindu Durga Puja celebration held in Aurora's Lowry Park pavilion by the local community of Bhutanese/Nepali refugees. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)bhutanese refugees; nepali; hinduism; religion; puja; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado;
Bhawani P. Neupane speaks on his phone outside. The Hindu Durga Puja celebration held in Aurora's Lowry Park pavilion by the local community of Bhutanese/Nepali refugees. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) bhutanese refugees; nepali; hinduism; religion; puja; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado;
Bhawani P. Neupane speaks on his phone outside the Hindu Durga Puja celebration held in Aurora’s Lowry Park pavilion by the local community of Bhutanese/Nepali refugees. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

For one thing, it’s going to be a very beautiful day.

Fewer people moved to Colorado last year than the year before

The IRS said so. (Denverite)

Lock her up? No, lock him up.

Hickenlooper says the kind of assault Trump bragged about should put him in jail. (Denverite)

Suncor Energy Inc. says you can breathe easy

Maybe you noticed yellow and black smoke spewing into the air yesterday? (Denverite)

Really though

You’ll likely see some more smoke today as Suncor resumes operations, but it’s not hazardous. (Denverite)

Crime on Colfax

A woman was killed in a shooting at an East Colfax motel early this morning. (7) 🔈

And in Whittier

Before two boys were shot in a Whittier backyard, there was a spate of burglaries in the neighborhood. (DP)

What’s an election without Nazi comparisons?

Trump for Colorado Chair Robert Blaha compared media attacks on Trump to Goebbels’ propaganda. (Denverite)

Before you try to drive anywhere…

Take a look at this map of street closures for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon. (Denverite)

All the ways to enjoy this beautiful weekend

And a few ways to hide inside (but still have fun) if that’s your thing. (Denverite)

Guess which Halloween costumes are most popular

Adrian Garcia went to The Wizard’s Chest to find out. (Denverite)

Adam Cayton-Holland is writing a memoir

The subject is sad, but we’re happy for our hometown hero. (Denverite)

Don’t forget, your favorite bagels are back

Rosenberg’s reopens tomorrow (Denverite)

“The Manimal” settles into a reserve roll

Kenneth Faried hasn’t lost any of his intensity. (Denverite)

You should pay attention to the Rapids

They’re very good. (Denverite)

DU beat No. 2 Boston University on the ice last night

Your local college hockey team is looking pretty good, too. (DP)

Ashley Dean

Author: Ashley Dean

Ashley Dean covers dining and nightlife, and other odds and ends. She previously covered music and did some copy editing for the Denver Post, the Colorado Daily and the Daily Camera. She's from New York, likes her bourbon straight and has strong opinions about Kanye West. She can be reached at adean@denverite.com, 303-502-2804 or @AshleyDean.