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.
DENVER — A Portland woman who was diagnosed with cancer came to Denver for a clinical trial and it saved her life. Nichol Miller, a 45-year-old wife and mother of three, was diagnosed with soft tissue sarcoma in 2014 that led to numerous hospital stays, time away from her family, a bad bout with chemotherapy and a surgery that left a 17-inch scar on her hip but ultimately was successful. “That day I was woke up feeling amazing because we […]
DENVER — Colorado Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet’s prostate cancer surgery was “successful” and he is now recovering at home, a spokesperson said on Friday. Bennet announced earlier this month that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer and planned to undergo surgery in Colorado. “Last weekend, Michael underwent surgery and is recovering at his home in Colorado. His doctors report the surgery was completely successful and he requires no further treatment,” the statement said. “Michael and his family deeply appreciate […]
DORAL, Fla. — A road crew in Florida had one job – and they definitely get an “F” for spelling. Instead of “SCHOOL,” the crosswalk in Doral, Florida was spelled “SCOHOL” at a pedestrian crossing, according to WPLG. “It’s not a good thing when you misspell school. It’s not a good look. At all,” resident Maxwell Easter said. 'Not a good look': Misspelled school crosswalk raises eyebrows https://t.co/MVzESxj4r4 pic.twitter.com/VYrmwx73dE — WCVB-TV Boston (@WCVB) April 19, 2019 The flub went viral […]
Sweet tooth’s, get ready! Easter arrives on Sunday and while everyone has a favorite Easter candy, a new survey found that one stands high above the rest. According to RetailMeNot, Colorado’s favorite Easter candy is Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Eggs – and those happen to be the most popular in the country with 29 states choosing the delicious chocolate eggs. The other favorite Easter candies are in order: Cadbury Eggs, Jelly Beans, Chocolate Bunnies and Peeps. (The survey revealed that […]
BOULDER, Colo. — A 20-year-old University of Colorado Boulder student reported missing was found dead, the university said in a statement on Thursday morning. Mikhail “Misha” Solok was reported missing by friends and family on March 14. According to authorities, his body was found a few miles northeast of campus. The cause and manner of death are under investigation, but no foul play is suspected at this time, according to the Boulder County Coroner’s Office. “We are heartbroken to learn […]
DENVER — Thieves are continuing to take advantage of grandparents around the country – especially in Colorado. The scammers call and pose as a grandchild or family member who’s in trouble and needs cash. The scammers then ask the grandparents to immediately transfer money. And apparently the scammers are convincing enough. In 2017, the Federal Trade Commission received nearly 20,000 complaints of impersonating family and friends. The FTC also says that nearly $42 million was reported stolen during a 15 […]
DENVER — Colorado Rockies All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado turns 28 years old on Tuesday and to celebrate we wanted to take at look at 28 facts, photos and videos of number 28. Here we go. 1. Arenado grew up in Newport Beach, California before becoming the Rockies’ second round selection in the 2009 MLB draft. 2. He made his MLB debut with the Rockies on April 28, 2013. 3. Arenado throws and bats right-handed, stands 6-foot-2 and weighs 215 […]
DENVER — The Colorado House Health and Insurance Committee voted in favor early Tuesday morning on a bill that aims at increasing vaccination rates in Colorado. The 7-4 vote happened after 14 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. Supporters hope to make it easier to get a vaccine than to […]
DENVER — A new exhibit dedicated to the history of Colfax Avenue opened at Denver International Airport this week. The exhibit is called “The Colfax Avenue: The Longest Continuous Street in the USA” and is located on Ansbacher Hall in the Jeppesen Terminal, Level 6 North, before A Bridge Security. At 26.5 miles long, Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in America. According to the airport, the exhibit tells the history of Colfax Avenue by highlighting “those who share […]
DENVER — No it’s not just you, gas prices in the Denver metro area have increased over the past month and are averaging higher than they were a year ago. According to GasBuddy, gas prices in Denver are averaging $2.58 per gallon this week, an increase of 10.4 cents over the past week. That price is 32.9 cents more expensive than a month ago and 1.4 cents higher than gas prices a year ago. The cheapest gas station in Denver […]
DENVER — Ballots for the city of Denver municipal election will be mailed out on Monday. Denver residents will select a mayor and vote on initiatives about urban camping (initiative 300) and psychedelic mushrooms (initiative 301). Voters can drop ballots off at any 24-hour ballot drop off boxes around the city and can vote in person starting on April 29 when vote centers across the city open. There are six candidates for mayor on the ballot, as well as four […]
AURORA, Colo. — No criminal charges will be filed against the driver of the RTD R Line light rail train that derailed and injured several people during a snowstorm in January, the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office announced Friday. Aurora police were investigating 33-year-old Jeramiah Hartzell on nine charges, including first-degree assault, but the District Attorney decided not to file formal charges. The District Attorney’s office said there was no evidence that “Hartzel was intoxicated, ill, or in any other […]