Denver in 5 minutes: What you need to know today, Oct. 29

All the news that’s fit to put on the internet.

Rita Cawlfield and Charlotte Aycrigg review ballots in Denver. (Andrew Kenney/Denverite)
Rita Cawlfield and Charlotte Aycrigg review ballots in Denver. (Andrew Kenney/Denverite)
Rita Cawlfield and Charlotte Aycrigg review ballots in Denver. (Andrew Kenney/Denverite)

All the news that’s fit to put on the internet.

A history of Denver’s African-American community

Burnis McCloud spent more than 40 years documenting his community in photos. (Denverite)

The power outage at Suncor let a lot leak

The yellow and black smoke that poured out of the refinery earlier this month contained 150 times the federal daily limit for sulfur dioxide. (Denverite)

There was a fatal accident in Park Hill

A pedestrian in a wheelchair was killed when he was hit by a vehicle last night at East 29th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard. (DP)

Here’s exactly how your ballot is processed and counted

It involves lasers. (Denverite)

A body camera catches a criminal

A Denver police officer was arrested after his own body camera caught him stealing money from a crime scene. (9)

More bad news for the A Line

If the RTD can’t work out problems with the A Line soon, the train to the plane could be in trouble. (CBS) 🔈

The Avs fall to the Jets

After a week off, the team was looking a little rusty. (AP)

Introducing the coffee shop coziness index

Neighborhood by neighborhood, we’re evaluating coffee shops on how cozy they are. (Denverite)

Tonight: the Nuggets will look like throwback Nuggets

And they’ll retire former center Dikembe Mutombo’s jersey. (Denverite)

Tomorrow: the Broncos take on the Chargers again

And the bad news is the Broncos are pretty banged up. (Denverite)

Party party party
It’s Halloween weekend. Let’s get weird. (Denverite)
Tim Howard is not just riding out this Rapids gig to retirement

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.