Archive for April, 2007

University protects pine and spruce trees from beetles

Beetles are killing millions of trees every year in Colorado, but the University of Denver has lost just seven trees in as many years. Arborist Marc Hathaway says most of the damage in the state is caused by the mountain pine beetle, which attacks lodgepole and other pines. In Denver […]

MacKenzie weighs in on election

Denver City Councilwoman Kathleen MacKenzie doesn’t know who her successor in District 7 will be, but she has some strong ideas about how voters should sort through the candidates. Here’s what voters should look for, MacKenzie says: responsiveness to questions, evidence of hard work, bravery and brains. “One of the […]