State report recommends allowing 3.2 beer sellers to automatically switch to full-strength brews

Lawmakers now get to decide how to handle the transition away from 3.2 beer.

The 7-Eleven near the National Western Complex, Elyria Swansea, June 14, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) national western complex; elyria swansea; development; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado;
The former 7-Eleven near the National Western Complex, Elyria Swansea, June 14, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The state agency that oversees alcohol licenses in Colorado published a report this month recommending that hundreds of gas stations and grocery stores currently stocking 3.2 beer be able to automatically switch to full strength sales in 2019.



Here’s what Gov. Hickenlooper said about 7 of the biggest issues facing Coloradans

Gov. John Hickenlooper issued his last State of the State speech Thursday, telling Colorado lawmakers one last time to “giddy up!”

Governor John Hickenlooper's State of the State address, Jan. 11, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) copolitics; governor john hickenlooper; denver; colorado; denverite; kevinjbeaty;
Governor John Hickenlooper’s State of the State address, Jan. 11, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Gov. John Hickenlooper issued his last State of the State speech Thursday, telling Colorado lawmakers one last time to “giddy up!”


Denver library patrons place more than 500 holds for new “Fire and Fury” book

Denver readers, like their counterparts throughout the nation, really want to get their hands on this new book.

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Donald Trump at the Western Conservative Conference 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Denver readers, like their counterparts throughout the nation, really want to get their hands on a new book about alleged chaos in the Oval Office during the first nine months of Donald Trump’s presidency.


Deadline Monday to declare your voter affiliation for 2018 Colorado caucuses

Hey, party people. Monday is the deadline to declare yourself Republican or Democrat if you want to participate in precinct caucuses.

Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams at a meeting calling for unity among the Republican Party at the Jefferson County Republican Party headquarters on July 9, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) Wayne Williams; jefferson county republicans; politics; election; vote; denver; denverite; kevinjbeaty; colorado;
Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams at a meeting calling for unity among the Republican Party at the Jefferson County Republican Party headquarters on July 9, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Hey, party people. Monday is the deadline to declare yourself Republican or Democrat if you want to participate in precinct caucuses.