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Author : John Tomasic

Boulder invents its own techy form of Trump-era activism

It was a particularly Boulder chapter to an unfolding national story. More than 50 volunteers from the community came together to save government data from […]...

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February 24, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Angry crowd confronts CDOT official over planned I-70 project

An informational meeting organized by Colorado Department of Transportation officials was overtaken by local protesters Thursday night at the Swansea Recreation Center in Central Denver. […]...

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February 17, 2017 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

What was U.S. Senate candidate Darryl Glenn doing campaigning at CU Boulder on Election Day?

Colorado Republican U.S. Senate candidate Darryl Glenn, looking to make up ground on Election Day in his uphill battle against Democratic incumbent Michael Bennet, visited […]...

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November 8, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado youth turnout on pace to notch impressive numbers, again

The Centennial State this year, as in years past, will offer a counternarrative to the gloomy line that paints young Americans as digitally distracted slackers […]...

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November 8, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Taking a long view of Green Party prospects on Trump vs. Clinton Day

On campus at CU, Green Party campaigner Fitzgerald Scott was an hour or so into his Election Day, shaking hands and reminding the students who […]...

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November 8, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Our great overtaxed Colorado River: The New Yorker profile

As The Colorado Independent has been reporting, the state is developing a new master water plan. And as David Owen makes plain in a signature […]...

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May 19, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Boulder Valley schools prodded to keep trying on transgender rights

Even a very welcoming school district can use a little push to establish across-the-board supportive policies for transgender students, says Kate McKenzie, a Boulder Valley […]...

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May 18, 2015 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado Republicans all vote for politically hot, doomed federal anti-abortion bill

Colorado lawmakers in the U.S. House on Wednesday split along party lines on a bill that would ban nearly all late-term abortions across the country. The […]...

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May 14, 2015 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Swing-state Colorado U.S. Congress members clash over latest anti-abortion bill

DENVER — Abortion bills are pouring down on Colorado like spring rain on the Northern Front Range. First, reproductive-health politics dominated the end of the 2015 […]...

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May 13, 2015 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Thunderdome 2015: Abortion politics vs. Colorado

“Thunderdome 2015” is The Colorado Independent’s wrap-up series on the 2015 legislative season. For a series overview, check out “Thunderdome 2015: 120 days under the gold […]...

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May 8, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

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Don’t miss: Citizens’ Climate Lobby Energy Speaker Series

Members of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby are proud to offer their Monthly Energy Speaker Series, an opportunity for learning and community engagement on the important […]

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The Stapleton Foundation nixes the S-word from its name

The Stapleton Foundation is dropping the word “Stapleton” from its name in response to residents’ growing frustration that their northeast Denver community honors the memory […]

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