THE MIX

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Waiting for Chapter 10: What’s the plan in the state water plan?

It has taken 12 years, 344 pages and input from tens of thousands of people to put together what officials are touting as Colorado’s first […] > read more

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Wiretap: Your Independence Day reading list

Trying times Thomas Paine was the man whose words convinced Americans that their cause was not just worthy but destiny. “These are the times,” he […] > read more

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Cory Gardner rallies farmers for massive water-storage project

Updated July 2, 2015: 8:20 p.m. Colorado faces a looming shortage of billions of gallons of water in the next 35 years. One project in […] > read more

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Coloradans urge water fixes: Take Mississippi River water, ban fracking, close borders

Coloradans flooded the CWCB with more than 24,000 emails and letters in the past 18 months, > read more

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Black Republicans slam black Democrats’ “plantation mentality”

Laurene Facey-Muench is a black woman from Boulder. That alone makes people assume she’s liberal, she said. But she’s not. Facey-Muench went to the Western […] > read more

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Wiretap: Tennessee store’s “No Gays Allowed” sign imperfectly legal

Legal discrimination A Tennessee store puts up a “No Gays Allowed” sign — and the kicker is that it’s perfectly legal to do so. Most […] > read more

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Supreme Court kicks TABOR lawsuit back to appeals court

The saga around a notorious provision in Colorado’s state constitution continues, in what could be the most fundamental disagreement in state politics this decade. The U.S. Supreme Court punted […] > read more

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Power to the people! The Hancock administration’s odd understanding of “community”

It can be telling how some folks define the word “community.” The bubble in which Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration operates became all too apparent […] > read more