Sam Tabachnik, The Denver Post

Sam Tabachnik

The Denver Post

Denver, CO, United States

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  • The Denver Post
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  • East Bay Times
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • Pioneer Press
  • The Cannabist
  • NOLA.com

Recent articles by Sam:

Why you may see smoke near Denver International Airport today

Fire officials in the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge are conducting prescribed burns beginning at 10 a.m. and continuing throughout the day. → Read More

A new law was supposed to help Colorado mobile home owners buy their parks. Few have been successful.

Residents and industry stakeholders say park owners are sometimes explicitly skirting the law or otherwise taking advantage of vague language to avoid giving adequate notices of sale to homeowners and state regulators -- or are simply negotiating in bad faith. → Read More

Few Denver police officers disciplined over treatment of protesters at last year’s racial justice demonstrations

The internal investigations into how Denver police treated protesters during last year's racial justice demonstrations are nearly complete, and few officers will be disciplined in connection with the chaotic protests that sparked lawsuits and a scathing report from the city's police watchdog. → Read More

Pedestrian dies Friday after being hit by car near Colfax Ave. and Speer Blvd.

A pedestrian died Friday after being hit by a car at Colfax Avenue and Speer Boulevard in Denver, police tweeted. → Read More

Mark Redwine sentenced to 48 years in prison for killing his son Dylan

A La Plata County judge on Friday sentenced Mark Redwine to 48 years in prison for killing his 13-year-old son Dylan nine years ago in a fit of rage inside his Durango home and then hiding his body in the woods for animals to scavenge. → Read More

UCHealth fires more than 100 employees after vast majority of workforce complies with vaccine mandate

UCHealth fired more than 100 employees — including 54 in metro Denver — who refused to comply with the Colorado health system’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, officials said Monday. → Read More

Eastbound I-70 will be closed in Glenwood Canyon overnight Tuesday

The interstate in Glenwood Canyon has taken a beating this summer from repeated mudslides that have led to numerous closures. → Read More

Police ID two suspects in connection with Aurora hotel shooting that left 1 dead, 3 injured

The shooting occurred Saturday around 2 a.m. at the Hyatt House Hotel on E. Colfax Ave, after an alternation at a party in one of the hotel rooms, police previously said. → Read More

Biden nominates Cole Finegan, longtime Democratic attorney, to be Colorado’s next U.S. attorney

Cole Finegan, currently a managing partner at Denver's Hogan Lovells law firm, beat out Denver City Attorney Kristin Bronson and Hetal Doshi, a federal prosecutor for the region's top federal law enforcement position. → Read More

Ptarmigan fire forces evacuations in Summit County

The Summit County Sheriff's Office issued mandatory evacuations for the Hamilton Creek Subdivision, which contains roughly 291 homes, while Angler Mountain Ranch is under pre-evacuation notice. → Read More

“South Park” creators ink deal to purchase Casa Bonita

Trey Parker and Matt Stone said in July they wanted to buy the Lakewood staple “and treat it right.” → Read More

These mobile home residents filed complaints to Colorado’s new oversight program. Months later, they’re still waiting.

More than a year after the state unveiled the Mobile Home Park Oversight Program, residents around Colorado say their complaints have languished for months, if not a year, without any traction. → Read More

Denver school board censures member: ‘There is a line and it was crossed’

Denver Public Schools’ Board of Education voted to censure one of its members, Tay Anderson, on Friday after an investigation released this week concluded he had flirted online with a 16-year… → Read More

Unvaccinated conservative talk show host and pastor, dies of COVID-19

Conservative firebrand Bob Enyart, the pastor of the Denver Bible Church and indelible talk show host, has died from COVID-19, his radio co-host announced Monday on Facebook. → Read More

Bob Enyart, conservative firebrand and pastor, dies of COVID-19

Conservative firebrand Bob Enyart, the pastor of the Denver Bible Church and indelible talk show host, has died from COVID-19, his radio co-host announced Monday on Facebook. → Read More

Bob Enyart, conservative firebrand and pastor, dies of COVID-19

Conservative firebrand Bob Enyart, the pastor of the Denver Bible Church and indelible talk show host, has died from COVID-19, his radio co-host announced Monday on Facebook. → Read More

Remaining charges dropped against Aurora protest leaders

A trio of Aurora protester leaders, who once faced decades in prison on felony charges stemming from demonstrations last summer over the death of Elijah McClain, had a dozen remaining counts dismissed Monday. → Read More

Raise rent repeatedly, remove amenities: The core tenets of Colorado’s Mobile Home University and the people who suffer

Lawsuits, compliance complaints and protests are rampant against RV Horizons-Impact Communities — and state regulators are taking notice. → Read More

Elijah McClain case: Read the full indictment of Colorado cops, paramedics charged in his death

Three Aurora police officers and two paramedics will face criminal charges, including manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, in connection with Elijah McClain’s death two years ago, … → Read More

Elijah McClain case: Read the full indictment of Colorado cops, paramedics charged in his death

Three Aurora police officers and two paramedics will face criminal charges, including manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, in connection with Elijah McClain’s death two years ago, … → Read More