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Author : Tina Griego

First person: I was evicted and it was traumatic as all hell

Jenee Donalson, 31, community organizer/artist/chef, resident of Denver I was given a notice of eviction on Nov. 12, 2012. I didn’t know anything about the […]...

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June 15, 2017 Griego, Housing, Housing crisis, Just In

Griego: The Denver boot

‘Who plans this?’ The tenant is living in a three-bedroom ranch-style house off a cul-de-sac in northeast Denver. Or at least that’s where she was […]...

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June 12, 2017 Griego, Housing, Housing crisis, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Lawsuit alleges Bellco is illegally denying mortgages to women on maternity leave

A Denver fair housing organization has filed suit against Bellco, alleging that the credit union illegally denies mortgages to women on maternity leave. The Denver […]...

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April 14, 2017 Civil Rights, Housing, Just In, The Mix

Wiretap: The Pulitzers, the passenger, and the police

The 2017 Pulitzer Prizes were awarded Monday and among the winners was the Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold “for persistent reporting that created a model for […]...

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April 11, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

The statehouse skinny: Guns, roads and rubber duckies

Editor’s note: Every week, we send a newsletter to subscribers. This week’s, which is republished below, is a conversation between The Colorado Independent’s Managing Editor […]...

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February 13, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Readers respond to ‘My cousin, the Trump supporter’

My attempt to understand how my cousin, J Cruz, could support Donald Trump provoked the range of response you might expect when a Trump critic […]...

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February 2, 2017 Education, Griego, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Griego: The well from which we drink

In the first hours after our new president signed an executive order to close this country’s doors to refugees — temporarily for now, for some […]...

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January 28, 2017 Griego, Immigration, Just In, The Mix

Griego: My cousin, the Trump supporter

My cousin J Cruz comes over. He drives up from south of Denver to help me install some window shades, by which I mean he […]...

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January 20, 2017 Griego, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Griego: The undeniable promise of Sun Valley

The rare celebratory press conference was held earlier this month in Sun Valley, the tucked-away Westside Denver community whose poverty has long been hidden on […]...

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December 30, 2016 Griego, Housing, Housing crisis, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Community groups file civil rights complaint to stop I-70 expansion

Three community groups have filed a federal civil rights complaint in an effort to stop the state from pursuing its plans to expand I-70 through […]...

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November 16, 2016 Griego, Health, Just In, 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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The Home Front: Pension tension in Colorado

“Colorado’s three largest public pension funds now have about a 40 percent chance of running out of money in the coming decades, putting the Public […]

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