Benjamin Barr Lindsey never forgot his working class roots, and that's why I have always admired him. Lindsey was only 11 years old in 1879 when his family moved to Denver from his native Tennessee. His dad initially had a good position as chief telegraph operator for the Denver South Park and Pacific Railroad, but he became ill and lost his job. Young Lindsey had to quit … [Read more...] about Judge Ben B. Lindsey, The Kid’s Judge
Archives for December 2021
Just in time for the holiday season, a Tennyson gift shop has opened a second location only a few blocks from its first. XO Gift Co., which sells handmade gifts from vendors in Colorado and around the U.S., launched a 3843 Tennyson St. storeon Nov. 6. Refill shop Joy Fill previously operated at the address before moving to a larger location. The new spot is familiar … [Read more...] about Gift Shop Opens Second Tennyson Street Store Within Blocks of First
Barbara (Frevert) Tramutt passed away on November 28, 2021 at the age of 102. Tramutt covered Zone 3, a large expanse of the metro area from North Denver to Lakewood and Golden, for the Denver Post from August 1965 to June 1981. The Denver North Star readers learned a little about Tramutt’s long and fulfilling life as a mom and journalist in the June 2021 story “Barbara … [Read more...] about The Denver North Star Remembers Barbara Tramutt
Happy December! Thank you for reading The Denver North Star. We hope you’re enjoying the last issue of 2021. We strongly believe that news should be free and easily available to everyone, which is why we don’t have subscriptions and deliver a print newspaper to our community. About 85% of our funding comes from the local advertisers you see in each issue. The other 15% is … [Read more...] about Help Support Community Media!
While the horses are dancing at the Stock Show, another kind of dance is happening backstage for National Western. After the failure of the 2E bond, leaders of the various National Western organizations are facing increasing questions about how they plan to fund projects they insist are going forward and whether they have community support. At the same time, some community … [Read more...] about National Western Leaders and Community Discuss Uncertain Future