THE MIX

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Rep. Roupe, victim of pay inequity, gives pay commission bipartisan support

Republican state Rep. Kit Roupe was one of the most vocal opponents of continuing Colorado’s Pay Equity Commission, but not because she doubts that women too often are paid less than men. > read more

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Video: Protestors: ‘We are more than a score’

Teachers, students and families gathered on the Capitol steps on Wednesday to stop standardized testing in Colorado schools. See our video below. Video by Kyle […] > read more

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Deja vu all over again on prolonged prison isolation

In the 1820s, the American penal system sought to end mutilating, amputating and putting convicts to death by housing them alone in isolation cells. The […] > read more

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Does Hickenlooper’s pro-vaccination ad inoculate him from inaction?

An unvaccinated infant rides in a grocery cart where she risks contracting whooping cough. She crawls through her day care nursery, a possible Petri dish […] > read more

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Proposed mascot ban touches racial nerve at Capitol

On Monday, a lawmaker projected racist mascots on the walls of the Statehouse’s largest committee room to make a point about hate speech. “Would we […] > read more

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Under threat: Lawmakers work to end digital harassment

Lawmakers and their families face frequent threats; death and rape top the list. Former state lawmaker Amy Stephens, R-Monument, knows this well. In 2011, when […] > read more

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Newsmaker Q&A: Rep. Dan Thurlow, voting his conscience and taking the heat

Freshman lawmaker Rep. Dan Thurlow, a Republican from Grand Junction, has been making a lot of headlines lately for voting with Democrats. He ran afoul […] > read more

IN-DEPTH

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Colorado Supreme Court takes up ski resort avalanche liability

FRISCO, Colo. — Many Colorado skiers and snowboarders no doubt think there’s plenty to worry about on the slopes already, but thinking about the out-of-control […]... > read more