Colorado Supreme Court backs dismissal of abortion lawsuit

Former Lt. Gov. Jane Norton filed the lawsuit in 2013, arguing that state funding given to Rocky Mountain Planned Parenthood for medical services effectively subsidized an affiliate which performed abortions.

Inside the Colorado Supreme Court room at the Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) colorado supreme court; justice; law; civic center; denver; kevinjbeaty;
Inside the Colorado Supreme Court room at the Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Colorado Supreme Court has supported other judges’ dismissals of a lawsuit accusing the state of funding an abortion provider in violation of the state constitution.

Former Lieutenant Governor Jane Norton filed the lawsuit in 2013, arguing that state funding given to Rocky Mountain Planned Parenthood for medical services effectively subsidized an affiliate which performed abortions and rented space from the organization.


Colorado’s U.S. senators vote to reopen government in apparent agreement to work on bipartisan immigration deal in coming weeks

The government has been shut down since late Friday night as Democrats refused to vote for a Republican bill to keep the government open, insisting that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, due to expire in March, be addressed.

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Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Colorado’s U.S. senators both voted to reopen the federal government through Feb. 8 Monday morning as Republicans and many Democrats came to an apparent agreement to work on a bipartisan solution to their disagreement on immigration in the coming weeks.


Meet Denver’s favorite coffee shops: Denver Bicycle Café

City Park West’s combination coffee shop, bike shop and beer hall is among the final four in our Mile High Coffee Quest.

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The Denver Bicycle Cafe on 17th Avenue, City Park West. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Our Mile High High Coffee Quest is down to four coffee shops — four caffeine slingers Denverites can’t live without.

Because you love them so dearly, we decided to take some time to get to know them a little better.

Your contender in the east: Denver Bicycle Café.


Meet Denver’s favorite coffee shops: Huckleberry Roasters

The Sunnyside oasis is among the final four in our Mile High Coffee Quest.

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Huckleberry Roasters, Sunnyside. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Our Mile High High Coffee Quest is down to four coffee shops — four caffeine slingers Denverites can’t live without.

Because you love them so dearly, we decided to take some time to get to know them a little better.

Your contender in the north: Huckleberry Roasters.


It snowed a lot in Denver, so here are your snow dogs

It’s Sunday and it’s snowing, and you know what that means.

Yes, social media is flooded with dogs in the snow, and we here at Denverite think you deserve to look at them without having to wade through football tweets and tropical vacation ‘grams. So, we’ve assembled a few good snow dogs for your easy viewing pleasure.

May you experience even half as much joy as these dogs are experiencing today.