FRISCO — I wasn’t sure that I’d ever see this level of activism on climate change in my lifetime, but the message that global warming poses a clear and present danger — an existential threat — seems to be finally sinking in. Along with President Barack Obama’s direct language on climate in his inaugural address, the continued warnings from civic leaders, planners and scientists are adding up to an almost universal awareness that action is needed sooner rather than later.
In Denver City Council District 3, gentrification is a dirty word in some corridors. After decades of perceived discrimination from outside the district, many in the majority Latino west-side community worry about a future where divisiveness starts on the inside.
The ecological restoration along headwaters of the Eagle River — home of the famed 10th Mountain Division — would require scooping out millions of tons of gravel and sand to turn a straightened waterway back into a river that curves through a floodplain.
Second-seeded Denver (24-13-2) will play No. 1 Miami (Ohio) or No. 4 Providence in Sunday's regional championship (3 p.m. MDT, ESPN2). The winner will advance to the April 9-11 Frozen Four at Boston's TD Garden, where DU won the 2004 NCAA title.