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The Colorado Independent is fighting to unseal secret records in a death penalty case

Update: George Brauchler’s office has asked for another two-week extension to submit its legal objections to The Independent’s motion to unseal documents about prosecutorial misconduct. […]...

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December 8, 2017 Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The gay wedding cake, the baker who wouldn’t make it, and the legal crusade behind him

Jack Phillips wants to talk. “But I can’t, not without my lawyers here,” laments the Masterpiece Cakeshop owner whose refusal to make a cake for […]...

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December 5, 2017 Civil Rights, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Analysis: What a new report on climate science portends for the West

The complexity of climate change means it’s hard to trace simple lines from cause to effect in daily life, much less plan for the future. […]...

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November 13, 2017 Environment/Energy, High Country News, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Colorado redistricting campaign changes course on appointing power and gains a game-changing backer

A group seeking to change the way Colorado draws its political boundaries has made major changes to its plan while gaining an influential backer with […]...

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October 26, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Gray Box: The inhumanity of solitary confinement

This story, written by Colorado Independent editor Susan Greene, is among the work for which she is being honored this week by the ACLU of […]...

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September 25, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

A group says it wants to end partisan redistricting in Colorado. Would its plan really do that?

A coalition that launched a revamped plan it says would take partisanship out of how state and federal political districts are drawn is facing suspicions […]...

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September 16, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Three men still on Colorado’s death row after judge denies capital appeal

This story has been updated. A judge today denied a five-year appeal by Sir Mario Owens, a man convicted for the 2005 witness killing of […]...

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September 14, 2017 Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs

By the time it became clear the altitude was killing her, it was already too late

ASPEN, Colo. – In some ways, Susanna Deforest was typical of those who suffer from Colorado’s thinner air after arriving from a low elevation. A […]...

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September 11, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Four Dem governor hopefuls met voters for the first time in one place. Here’s what they said.

BRECKENRIDGE — Against the backdrop of a ski slope as John Denver’s “Rocky Mountain High” played through a sound system, four top-tier Democratic candidates for […]...

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August 22, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Here’s where Colorado’s GOP candidates for governor stand on health care

In the days leading up to a Republican vote in Congress to repeal and replace— or just repeal— Obamacare, 1,500 miles away in Colorado the […]...

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July 25, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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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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