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Author : Kelsey Ray

For state regulators considering drilling permits, “no” is off the table

The state of Colorado has what’s believed to be an uninterrupted, 66-year-old history of not denying oil and gas companies permits to drill.   It’s […]...

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June 2, 2017 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Groups file legal action to halt looming construction at Rocky Flats

Denver community and environmental groups today took legal action to block the construction of hiking, biking and equestrian trails and a visitor center at Rocky […]...

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May 31, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

One worker dead, three injured in Anadarko gas tank explosion near Mead

One worker was killed and three injured near Mead when an oil tank battery exploded this afternoon. The facility, which stores extracted oil and gas […]...

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May 25, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

In filling COGCC vacancies, Hickenlooper replaces attorney whose firm now represents Anadarko

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday filled two vacant positions on the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), including a position for an environmentalist formerly […]...

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May 25, 2017 Just In, The Mix

Despite urging, Hickenlooper won’t ask oil and gas regulator to reconsider appeal of Martinez ruling

Gov. John Hickenlooper will not ask the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) to reconsider its appeal of a recent court ruling requiring the […]...

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May 25, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Anadarko to close wells near Firestone explosion, citing “sensitivity”

Oil and gas operator Anadarko will permanently shut down the well linked to the fatal home explosion in Firestone and two other wells nearby, the […]...

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May 25, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Charges filed in botched transgender surgery case; victim blames a broken health care system

The Denver District Attorney’s office today filed charges against a man who reportedly removed another person’s testicles last week in a botched surgery. The victim, […]...

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May 23, 2017 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Report: Colorado’s Ken Salazar was hired by Anadarko after Firestone explosion

Former U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar identified himself as a lawyer for oil and gas giant Anadarko immediately following a fatal home explosion in Firestone […]...

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May 23, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Homeowners laud Extraction for planned pipeline, but keep the heat on state regulators

Greeley homeowners are heartened by an announcement from Extraction Oil and Gas today that the company will install a transport pipeline at its Triple Creek […]...

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May 23, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Environmental concerns over Rocky Flats refuge prompt federal lawsuit

Colorado environmental, human rights and social justice groups are suing a federal agency to block the construction of hiking, biking and equestrian trails and a […]...

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May 22, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

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Dance like independent media depends on it!

We at The Indy aren’t big on rubber chicken dinners. But we love to dance. Join us on the evening of Friday, July 14th to […]

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Uncovering ‘a mess’ at Colorado’s state mental hospital

Some recent reporting by The Pueblo Chieftain in southern Colorado got the attention of local officials this month with a series of stories that chronicled problems plaguing the state […]

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