THE MIX

img
EPA to Senator Inhofe: Sorry, yes, we will be looking into fracking and water safety

One of the oil-and-gas industry's top champions on Capitol Hill and one of the country's most high-profile climate science deniers has been handed a defeat by the Environmental Protection Agency. It is going forward with its fracking study. > read more

img
Statetap: Colorado’s edible complex

At a long and heated public policy hearing in Denver, the proposed all-out ban on pot-edibles in the state was met with outcry bordering on panic, before it was swiftly retracted. > read more

img
Wiretap: Snowden wants an open trial, Ellsberg style

"I've told the government again and again that if they’re prepared to offer an open trial, a fair trial, and I’m allowed to make my case to the jury, I would love to do so. But they’ve declined." > read more

img
Again: A Denver sheriff’s deputy, a homeless man and a Taser

A Denver sheriff's deputy attempted to use a Taser on an apparent vagrant the same morning a jury slapped the city with an historic penalty in the death of a homeless man Tasered by deputies at the city jail. > read more

img
Statetap: Plugging a mine; plugging for Udall

State workers stopped up an abandoned mine that spews toxic heavy metals into the Peru Creek — a tributary of Snake River which ends up in Dillon Reservoir — in Summit County last week. Will the work finally stop the spewing? > read more

img
Wiretap: A ‘dark day for democracy’ in Texas

"If voters can't be protected after findings of intentional racial discrimination and a permanent injunction in a case where there was a year of discovery, nine days of trial and a comprehensive District Court opinion, when will they be?" > read more

img
DemocracyNow! on Colorado’s top two election races, featuring Mike Littwin

Colorado politics is U.S. politics in miniature and not at all pleasant. Yet! Littwin and Goodman manage to make the state of affairs interesting and entertaining. > read more

img
DemocracyNow! on Marvin Booker, featuring Susan Greene

DemocracyNow! host Amy Goodman this morning spoke with Pastor Reginald Holmes and Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene on the historic excessive-force verdict handed down against Denver on Tuesday. > read more

CHASING LIGHT

img
Chasing Light: Mixed media

On those mornings after the first big valley snowfall, I usually race around like crazy, trying to find a new vantage point to record the […] > read more