THE MIX

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Layoffs whack another Colorado newspaper

  Some layoffs hit The Pueblo Chieftain earlier this month. On Twitter, ex-reporter Matt Hildner said there would be no more Chieftain news from his feed since he […] > read more

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Fearing Trump’s policies, Colorado’s undocumented immigrants get organized

For some, the change tomorrow will mean saving as much money as possible while they still can. For others, it’ll mean living in homes stocked […] > read more

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Hail to the Keefe!

Sometimes, words fail us. This week, for many Americans, is one of those times. Enter Mike Keefe, our favorite political cartoonist. He’s a man of […] > read more

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The Home Front: Energy company wants to drill 35 wells north of Paonia

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports on plans by the Gunnison energy firm to drill 35 wells over three years about 12 miles north of Paonia, “and […] > read more

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Wiretap: Donald Trump’s a waterbeetle, Nikki Haley is not; love (and hate) letters to Obama

Jonathan Chait makes a critical point on the presidential transition from Obama to Trump: Trump is the legacy of anti-Obamaism, not of Obama. Via New […] > read more

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Lafayette’s Climate Change Bill of Rights: A small town grapples with a big idea

The absence of three of its seven members Tuesday evening prompted the Lafayette City Council to postpone its vote on a controversial proposed Climate Bill […] > read more

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Mike Johnston kicked off the 2018 Democratic primary for governor. Here’s what that means.

This week, Colorado’s 2018 Democratic primary race for the governor’s seat officially took off. Mike Johnston, a 42-year-old recently-departed senator who represented northeast Denver, launched […] > read more

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Sen. Michael Bennet to Betsy DeVos: Come visit Denver, where school choice is different

Could the next Republican secretary of education soon be visiting Denver Public Schools, a popular destination for the last two Democrats who’ve held the job? […] > read more

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Wiretap: Chelsea Manning wins clemency; Trump bares his fangs; DeVos gets slammed

Obama’s last clemency push includes Chelsea Manning. It’s fair to say that the move was controversial. Via The Atlantic. In some corners, it was extremely controversial. […] > read more

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The Home Front: From panhandling in Pueblo to graffiti in Glenwood Springs

The Pueblo Chieftain reports the city’s hands are tied on panhandling. “The courts have determined that panhandling is a form of free speech,” City Attorney Dan […] > read more

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Did a broader backlash to Obamacare repeal just spark in Colorado?

  The scene could not have been more damaging for a public official: A TV camera rolling as Congressman Mike Coffman ducks out a side […] > read more

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Littwin: Coffman, bobbing and weaving, ducking and running, has gone viral again

Mike Coffman, Marine, is now the national poster boy for Republican panic over those protesting the GOP plan to repeal Obamacare. News9 got the video […] > read more

KEEFE:

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Hail to the Keefe!
January 19, 2017 / No Comments

Sometimes, words fail us. This week, for many Americans, is one of those times. Enter Mike Keefe, our favorite political cartoonist. He’s a man of […] > read more