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Volunteers help Grow Local Colorado with fall harvest to donate vegetables to local food pantry — A Denver food pantry received some fresh vegetables Tuesday from a community garden planted by Grow Local Colorado. About 30 volunteers from Denver design firm, Stantec, showed up at Harvard Gulch Park on E. Iliff Avenue to help with the fall harvest.

1st Bank ATM cards being shut off Tuesday after skimmers found in Denver, Englewood and Boulder — First Bank issued new cards to some customers in Denver and Boulder, after skimmers were found on three different automated teller machines inside King Soopers locations. According to the Denver Post, First Bank found skimming devices on the ATMs inside 3495 S. University Blvd. in Englewood, 1155 E.

Boulder County Park and Open Space wants to use drones to gather research and monitor open space — BOULDER, Colo. - The Boulder County Park and Open Space department is considering using drones for research purposes. The department is proposing a policy that would allow limited use of unmanned aircraft systems for scientific research and operational monitoring on open space. Officials said it can be a helpful, cost-effective tool for natural resource monitoring.

National Startup Day: Program offers free mentoring for aspiring entrepreneurs in Colorado — Wednesday is National Startup Day and one program is sending out a message to entrepreneurs: we can help. "I say go for it," said Brad Abney with Ryders Public Safety. Abney is also a Denver metro-area law enforcement officer. He shared his advice for anyone with an idea.

Teachers often pay out of their own pocket for classroom supplies as kids head back to school — DENVER - Local teachers are getting their classrooms ready before the first wave of students head back to school next week. And a lot of the money for those supplies comes out of their own pockets.

US 36 tolls set to begin Wednesday between Interlocken Loop and Federal Boulevard — Toll collection is set to start on the new Express Lanes along US 36 between Interlocken Loop and Federal Boulevard Wednesday. The fees vary, depending on the time of day, from $1.25 to $6.70. The toll lane is optional. There will be two free lanes in each direction, in addition to the single toll lane in each direction.

Prescription drug abuse in Colorado: State officials to discuss curbing growing problem — DENVER - Prescription painkillers can be just as powerful and addictive as heroin, experts say - and now officials in Denver are working to address the growing problem. Governor John Hickenlooper will take part in a round table discussion Thursday with Denver Health, the Department of Health and Human services, and other stakeholders regarding prescription drug abuse in Colorado.

Supporters ready for Superhero Heart Run to raise awareness for congenital heart defects in children — About 300 people are expected to attend the Superhero Heart Run at Commons Park in Broomfield Saturday to raise awareness about congenital heart defects. One Eerie family that will take part in the event said they learned the hard way how common CHD really is.

72-hour home renovation to benefit sick 5-year-old Carter King — CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Carter King is your typical 5-year-old boy. He loves the ninja turtles, dirt bikes, and nerf guns. "Raf, Leo, Donny, Mikey," Carter said as he pointed to the Ninja Turtle characters on his bed pillow. "My favorite is probably just being silly," He added.

After camper is killed by apparent stray bullet, some are wary of target shooting near campsites — DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. - As the Douglas County Sheriff's Office investigates the shooting death of a 60-year-old man in the Rainbow Falls Park area over the holiday weekend, campers expressed concerns over the location of a target shooting area across the road from a campsite.
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Aug 21, 2016

@leasedenver @AnicaPadilla The city will eventually clean it up-takes longer as it's not a typical task. Volunteers get park opened quicker.

Aug 21, 2016

@DutraWeather gosh, not sure! That was the most physically challenging task I've ever taken on! So sore. 😬

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