THE MIX

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Littwin’s Short Take: Distractions

The trouble with all the Trump distractions — meant to divert our attention from the really awful stuff, like the ongoing Obamacare repeal vote-a-rama— is […] > read more

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The Home Front: City council members are concerned a satanist might give the invocation at their meeting

“The Grand Junction City Council’s current policy on prayers delivered at its meetings has allowed atheists to offer invocations and could allow a satanist to […] > read more

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Guest Post: I’m a veteran who is transgender. These are the facts.

On 26 July 2017, President Trump used his primary method of communication – Twitter – to drop a bombshell on the U.S. military, stating that […] > read more

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News Poetry: “Eve”

  EVE By Assetou Xango (formerly known as Dominique Sample)   They call me Eve   I was never given a last name This was only […] > read more

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From ‘This is about bigotry’ to ‘I agree’ with Trump, Colorado reacts to the transgender military ban

With Donald Trump’s hopes for a health care overhaul smoldering in Washington and a narrative of Republican dysfunction wafting from the beltway, the president was […] > read more

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Schools near state lines perform worse — and rules discouraging teachers from moving may be to blame

Want a leg up in school? Don’t attend one near a state border. That’s the surprising finding of a new study published in the Economics […] > read more

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The Home Front: A Colorado town council just approved an ‘odor’ ordinance aimed at fracking

“Erie trustees Tuesday night approved an ordinance amending the town’s ‘public health and safety’ code to consider complaints against fracking-related odors, a measure that marks […] > read more

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Ethics complaints on two lawmakers moves forward

Two ethics complaints against state lawmakers moved forward on Monday, one to a formal hearing and a second to another round in September. The Colorado […] > read more

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Here’s where Colorado’s GOP candidates for governor stand on health care

In the days leading up to a Republican vote in Congress to repeal and replace— or just repeal— Obamacare, 1,500 miles away in Colorado the […] > read more

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The Indy’s Corey Hutchins talks about The Colorado Voter Backlash On Devil’s Advocate

Colorado Independent journalist Corey Hutchins sat down with reporter Ernest Luning of ColoradoPolitics.com and host Jon Caldara, president of the Libertarian-leaning Independence Institute, to talk about voting issues in Colorado on the [&hel > read more

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Two Colorado districts shift to later high school start times — for very different reasons

The 22,000-student Greeley-Evans school district in northern Colorado will join the 55,000-student Cherry Creek district in suburban Denver in adopting later high school start times […] > read more