• Celebrate America Recycles Day by Committing to Reduce Your Waste This Holiday Season!

                       Heather Burke 720-865-8720 Nancy.Kuhn@denvergov.org   Nancy Kuhn 720-865-2578 Nancy.Kuhn@denvergov.org   MEDIA ADVISORY                                                    November 15, 2018     Celebrate America Recycles Day by Committing to Reduce Your Waste This Holiday Season!   DENVER – It’s the most “wasteful” time of the year! It’s estimated the average household generates 25% more […]

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  • How should the WeCAN Board evaluate rezoning requests?

    Every application for rezoning is shared with the WeCAN Board of Directors (all volunteers and your neighbors), which can decide to write a letter of support, letter of opposition, or remain silent on the issue. You vote for these Board Members once a year in November. As you might imagine, evaluating rezoning applications is hard. […]

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  • WeCAN MEMBER VOTE: Proposed updates to the WeCAN Bylaws

    The WeCAN Board of Directors has been volunteering their time to get the West Colfax Association of Neighbors Bylaws updated. The core change to the bylaws is to be more inclusive by enabling online voting. We believe this will allow us to get more input and participation from our members when important issues come up in West Colfax. […]

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  • Area proposed for rezone by the neighbors at 1602-1680 N Sheridan

    Rezone Proposal – 1602 to 1680 N. Sheridan Blvd.

    Bruce O’Donnell of Starboard Realty will be a guest at the April 2018 WeCAN General Membership Meeting to present a rezoning application proposed by the neighbors on 1602 – 1680 N. Sheridan Blvd.  The five property owners that own the property along the east side of Sheridan from 16th Ave to 17th Ave are proposing […]

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  • Development at 17th and Newton

    Provided by Zocalo Community Development On the site of the surface parking lot at the corner of 17th & Newton, Zocalo Community Development seeks to build a project of community impact that achieves a mix of housing types and is affordable to a broad spectrum of Sloan Lake and Denver residents, both current and future, while […]

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  • House District 4 Candidate Forum – Candidate Bios

    The House District 4 primaries are this spring. WeCAN is bringing a candidate forum to the January 9th meeting.  Each candidate will have an opportunity to introduce themselves and there will be time for Q&A. Here are the candidates participating in our forum. Twenty-four years ago, in the fall of 1993, I made one of […]

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  • Bienvenidos Food Bank found Santa Claus in a Sandwich Shop

    When Even Stevens, a sandwich chain based in Salt Lake City, Utah, opened its first Colorado store near Sloan’s Lake (4245 W. Colfax Ave.) in Denver last August, it partnered with Bienvenidos and three other non-profits – Grant Avenue Street Reach, The Action Center and Sun Valley Youth Center. For each sandwich sold, Even Stevens provides the equivalent […]

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  • Fall 2017 West Colfax Clean-Up Day

    October 7th was a beautiful fall day in Colorado, which also represented a wonderful opportunity for neighbors and volunteers to gather together for a clean-up day in the West Colfax neighborhood, through Extreme Community Makeover. 90 volunteers from Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Cuningham Group, God’s Grace Community Church, Harvest Bible Chapel, Human Services Education Organization, and […]

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  • Re-imagining play at Paco Sanchez Park!

    by Megan Yonke Residents of the West Colfax neighborhood are in for a treat! If GO Bond funding is approved this November, plans to give Paco Sanchez a facelift will move forward. The City officially broke ground on all the planned renovations on July 27th, and I stopped by to take a brief look at […]

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