THE MIX

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Possible link between Anadarko-operated gas well and fatal Firestone home explosion

Despite suggestions that plumbing work may have led to last week’s fatal house explosion in Firestone, it looks as though a leak related to a […] > read more

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The Home Front: One condo in Colorado’s Steamboat Springs is selling for $1,446 per square foot

A condo in Steamboat Springs sells for $1,446 per square foot, reports The Steamboat Pilot & Today. “The opening public salvo in a potential 2018 Greeley […] > read more

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Wiretap: Donald Trump’s tax plan would help corporations — and it would help Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s tax plan, set to be revealed today, significantly cuts tax rates for corporations and also for businesses just like Trump’s. What the plan […] > read more

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Hell and High Water: Unexpected troubles along Colorado’s South Platte River

In places along the South Platte River, people are suffering from too much water.  Basements are flooding, sewage systems are being damaged, and the rising […] > read more

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Meet the “Mod Squad”: centrist state Senate lawmakers who don’t always toe the party line

In July 2012, Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, refused to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, citing his Christian beliefs. […] > read more

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Colorado secretary of state on 2016 Electoral College vote: ‘They’re investigating’

  “They’re investigating.” That’s what Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams said this week about the state attorney general’s office and a probe into what […] > read more

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Homeowners forced to sell their mineral rights may get longer review period

The first step toward creating a level playing field for mineral rights owners won a preliminary okay from the House Tuesday, but faces an uncertain […] > read more

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Political strong-arming, or just a simple mistake? You decide

Updated at 3:40 p.m. to add statement from Rep. Daneya Esgar of Pueblo on her vote. For the past 15 days, House Democrats have held […] > read more

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The Home Front: National monuments, mobile homes and a gas leak explosion

Donald Trump’s executive order on national monuments could impact Colorado sites, the Denver Post reports today, calling into question decades of monument designations. Trump is expected […] > read more

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GREENE: Losing their religion

Science, they say, is a left-brained endeavor. But, in light of Saturday’s March on Science, The Colorado Independent sought out some decidedly right-brained conversations with three Coloradans working […] > read more

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Complaint alleges a Colorado jail guard pepper-gassed a room of Muslim inmates

A corrections officer in a Colorado prison gassed a room full of Muslim inmates at the Sterling Correctional Facility in part because of their religion, a […] > read more

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Listen: The Indy’s Corey Hutchins on the end of free speech zones on Colorado college campuses

The Colorado Independent’s Corey Hutchins appeared on Colorado Public Radio this morning to discuss the end of “free speech zones” on Colorado’s public university campuses. Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper […] > read more