Joe Dahlke is a Digital Content Producer for FOX31 Denver and Colorado’s Own Channel 2 who joined the KDVR/KWGN team in June of 2016.
Joe is a graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University.
Joe is a lifelong Broncos fan and enjoys watching all the major sports teams in the Mile High City. He is a self-proclaimed weather geek and in his spare time you’ll find him cooking, hiking, taking photos or writing.
MORRISON, Colo. — Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre is a Colorado staple but it took a lot to make it the legendary concert venue and Instagram-able hiking spot it is today. The amphitheatre was built by the Civilian Conservation Corp between 1936 and 1941 around the natural rock formations. And that was no easy task. “The amphitheatre project required them to remove 25,000 cubic yards of rock and dirt and used 90,000 square feet of flagstone, ten carloads of cement, […]
DENVER — The iconic national campaigns “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk” and “Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving” are no more. The Ad Council has a brand new campaign “If You Feel Different, You Drive Different”, hoping we change the way we perceive impaired driving. In a recent seven year span there was a 48% increase in drivers who tested positive for cannabis. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration partnered with the Ad Council for the new public service announcements […]
DENVER — The Colorado Senate finance committee voted in favor early Thursday morning on a bill that aims at increasing vaccination rates in Colorado. The 4-3 vote happened after several hours of testimony at the Colorado State Capitol. HB19-1312 would create a standardized exemption form and require parents to make an in-person visit to their local health department to get a signature on a waiver form. The bill is being heard during the final days of the state Legislature as the U.S. […]
DENVER — The number of Denver residents with the three most common sexually transmitted diseases increased for the fourth straight year, Denver Public Health officials said on Tuesday. Experts believe that the increased rate of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis are partly due to fewer men wearing condoms. Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the city with diagnoses increasing by 24 percent over the last four years, officials said. It affects an estimated 7,317 residents, or more than […]
DENVER — Teaching kids about money and getting them off their phones is not always easy. But some Colorado parents have discovered a new way to turn the screen time into chores – and it pays them to do it and helps them invest in real stock. The app is called BusyKid 2.0 and gives kids the chance to practice earning a paycheck, investing in stocks, donating and shopping on a budget. With the app, kids earn real money doing […]
DENVER — The Jonas Brothers are hitting the road together again to bring their new music – and some nostalgia – to North America with their Happiness Begins Tour. The 40-date tour, which was announced on Wednesday, will stop by Pepsi Center in Denver on October 1. Presale tickets begin May 7 at 10 a.m. while general public on-sale begins May 10 at 10 a.m. local time. The tour kicks exactly two months after the brothers release their fifth album, […]
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Broncos linebacker Von Miller will contribute to television coverage of the 145th Kentucky Derby this weekend, it was announced on Tuesday. Miller will serve as a “lifestyle correspondent” from the site of the legendary race. “As a fan of the Kentucky Derby, I am thrilled to be a part of NBC Sports’ coverage of this historic sporting event,” Miller said in a press release. “I look forward to showcasing the excitement, fashion and enthusiasm at Churchill Downs.” This […]
DENVER — The Denver City Council unanimously approved a plan for a tiny home village in Denver’s Globeville neighborhood on Monday night. The plan will move the temporary village from 38th and Blake streets in River North to 44th Avenue and Pearl Street. The city council says that the 11 tiny homes will provide 22 homeless people a place to live. The city will lease the land to the village at a cost of only $10 a year for an initial […]
PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. — Dash-cam video from a driver on Interstate 25 in Pueblo County captured the moment a high-speed chase came to an end. The video, recorded by Robert Mesec, shows a stolen Colorado State Patrol vehicle spinning out following the 35-mile high-speed chase on I-25. The trooper was performing a traffic stop at mile marker 105 just north of Pueblo when the suspect somehow took control of the vehicle, the Colorado State Patrol said. The suspect took off […]
LAKEWOOD, Colo. — The four people who were killed in Thursday’s fiery crash on Interstate 70 were identified by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office on Sunday night. The victims were identified as four adult men from Colorado: Doyle Harrison, 61, of Hudson William Bailey, 67, of Arvada Miguel Angel Lamas Arellano, 24, of Denver Stanley Politano, 69, of Arvada The exact causes of deaths are pending further studies, the coroner’s office said. Politano’s family told FOX31 that he is survived […]
LAKEWOOD, Colo. — The driver of a semi-truck that caused a 28-vehicle crash on Interstate 70 on Thursday evening has been arrested on suspicion of multiple vehicular homicide charges, the Lakewood Police Department said Friday morning. The driver was identified as 23-year-old Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, from Houston. He was born in Cuba and was living in the U.S. legally with a green card. Ty Countryman with the Lakewood Police Department said that 24 cars and four semis were involved in […]
LAKEWOOD, Colo. — At least four people were killed in the fiery Interstate 70 crash on Thursday evening, the Lakewood Police Department said on Friday morning. The driver of the semi, 23-year-old Rogel Lazaro Aguilera, was arrested on vehicle homicide charges. “We’re still trying to identify what some of the cars even are,” said Ty Countryman with the Lakewood Police Department. Police said that 24 cars and four semis were involved in the crash just before 5 p.m. on Thursday […]