Slight Risk of Severe Weather Returns, with Storms Capable of Hitting Denver Metro

DENVER — Although the sun may peek out of the clouds on Wednesday, the warm day is expected to be accompanied by some storms in the afternoon. Temperatures aren’t expected to surpass 90 degrees and are likely to stay in the high 80s through most of the day. Severe weather could buffet the Denver metro through the afternoon, beginning at about 2 p.m. MORE | Learn more and access Denver7’s weather tools here. If storms don’t develop in the metro area, look to the east. The plains are expected to receive thunderstorms, with the possibility of damaging hail, and a small possibility of isolated tornadoes. The strongest storms of the… Read More

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Small Consolation: Denver Pay Raises Could Top 3 Percent for First Time in 10 Years

Joshua Polson, The Greeley Tribune via AP Christine Taylor smiles as she assembles a burrito for a customer last year at the Qdoba off of 11th Avenue in Greeley. Metro Denver employers plan to award average pay raises of 3.1 percent next year, the biggest hikes they have offered since 2008, according to an annual compensation survey from the Mountain States Employers Council. “It is the the first time that the average projections have been above 3 percent since the recession,” said Sue Wolf, director of surveys at the MSEC, whose members include employers large and small across the state. From 1977 through 2001, metro Denver employers consistently passed on… Read More

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Verify: Is Light Fest Denver Going to Happen?

VERIFY – YOU’VE GOT QUESTIONS, WE’LL FIND ANSWERS A 9NEWS project to make sure what you’ve heard is true, accurate, verified. Want us to verify something for you? Email verify@9news.com THE QUESTION Several people who planned to attend a lantern festival in Byers Saturday night contacted 9NEWS out of frustration that event organizers announced another postponement Friday. “I as well as a lot of other customers are extremely frustrated, and we all need some answers,” 9NEWS viewer Maggie Ellis wrote in an email. So, our Verify team decided to see if they could figure out why the event has been cancelled three times and whether it’s likely to happen at… Read More

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Moving Us to Denver

My Parents Are Moving Us to Denver

My brothers and sisters are happy because my parents have decided to move to Denver, but I am not as thrilled as they are. The fact that I will be in an entirely different part of the US is something I really cannot wrap my head around. The idea is more than I can handle, yet everyone is acting like I am being a brat about it. The main problem I am having is the fact that I want to be a hip-hop artist. We live in New York City now, so there is far more opportunity for me to make it there. Have you ever heard of a successful… Read More

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The Good And Bad Side Of Living In Denver

I am thinking about making a move, so I have been doing some research on different cities in the US; Denver being one of them. It has always seemed like a quiet place where you can relax and raise a family without worrying about some of the craziness others have to worry about. During my studies on the city, I found a few good and bad points. One thing that I do not like about the city is the fact that cannabis is legal. I am not sure if that means people are walking down the street smoking, but it does make me a little concerned. I have always taught… Read More

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