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Author : Andrea Tudhope

ATMOSFEAR: Scientists Find Gas Wells Leak Methane at Rapid Clip

Authors of a new study published recently in Geophysical Research Letters found that the natural-gas industry is failing to prevent significant amounts of its product from escaping into the air every day. The leaks result in a loss of millions...

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August 7, 2013 Center Well, Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, Top Stories

Conservatives Chase Youth Support at Denver Conference

DENVER -- Liberty, moral truth, limited government, free enterprise -- and young conservatives. Yes, right-thinking youth, Republicans who know about Instagram. #noway! #whoknew? ...

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July 29, 2013 Center Well, Just In, Politics, The Blogs
Media Crew Mirrors Mourning Crowd

Media Crew Mirrors Mourning Crowd

AURORA, Colo.-- A podium stood empty, backed by gun-control advocates and the family and friends of victims of the Aurora movie theater massacre gathering their thoughts. The only sound was the rolling of the film, the clicking of cameras, the...

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July 19, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

University of Denver Faculty Joins Students in Opposing Bush Award

Outcry is escalating around the decision made by the University of Denver's international studies school to honor former President George W. Bush at a fundraising dinner this September. In addition to 1,500 students and alumni protesting the award, 24 of...

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July 16, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Immigration, Just In, Marijuana, Politics, The Blogs

Fracking Protesters Follow Hickenlooper to Aspen

ASPEN-- This tony resort town, set high above the heavily plied natural-gas fields of the Colorado Front Range, was the unlikely scene on Saturday of the latest clash in the running battle in the state over the controversial natural-gas-extraction method...

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July 15, 2013 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Blogs

Trains, Pains and Auditory Pollution

If there were a sound that conjured Colorado – an equivalent to the image of a Rocky mountain or the crisp smell of high-desert air – it would be the sound of a train. Steel-wheel rumbles and locomotive whistles evoke...

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July 9, 2013 Center Well, In-Depth, Politics
DU Draws Heat for Plan to Present Bush with ‘Improving Human Condition’ Award

DU Draws Heat for Plan to Present Bush with ‘Improving Human Condition’ Award

Hundreds of students, staffers and alumni are protesting the University of Denver’s decision to honor former President George W. Bush with an award traditionally recognizing recipients for their work on behalf of humanity....

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July 3, 2013 Center Well, Just In, Marijuana, Politics
Subtypes of Mental Disorders Skyrocket With Release of Newest Diagnostic Manual

Subtypes of Mental Disorders Skyrocket With Release of Newest Diagnostic Manual

At a whopping 947 pages, the DSM is heavier than ever before, and in more ways than one. The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and […]...

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June 24, 2013 Center Well, Education, Health, In-Depth

Hickenlooper Faces Statewide Demands for Local Control Over Oil and Gas Development

More than 100 current and former local Colorado government officials have banded together to formally request Gov. John Hickenlooper’s help in localizing control over oil and gas development....

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June 20, 2013 Center Well, Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Marijuana, Politics, Uncategorized

ELECTIONS 2014

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Gardner and Udall have raised and spent millions, but the real money is independent

In what’s shaping up to be one of the most influential congressional races in the nation, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall raised $1.74 million during April and May and spent just over $2 million. His Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner, raised just over $1.5 million and spent roughly $600,000.

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THE BLOGS

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News Poem: ‘Birds of the Flood’

In the morning, the dog puked after lapping from a puddle. / He refused a bowl from the tap as if he knew better.

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EVENTS

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‘It ain’t Latin’: A news-stained poetry happening

Where are poetry and journalism coming together today? Right here at the Colorado Independent and live in Denver, July 26 at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

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