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The Beats:

A short list of select topics

Littwin: Adding “bullying a fifth grader” to the Boy Scout code

Let’s be clear what happened here. According to the facts as we know them, a bullying Cub Scout leader kicked an 11-year-old boy out of […]...

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October 20, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Leadership at the League of Women Voters in Colorado split over redistricting campaign

The president of the League of Women Voters of Colorado, a nonpartisan voter education group that lent its name and credibility to a revamped campaign to […]...

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October 18, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Centrist Project plows $8k into nonpartisan Manitou Springs mayoral race

A small mountain town’s mayoral election in Colorado is the target of outside money from an unlikely source. In recent days, residents of Manitou Springs, […]...

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October 18, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Home Front: Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet unveils public-option health insurance bill

“Americans living in rural counties would get a public option for health insurance under a bill introduced by two U.S. senators,” reports The Grand Junction […]...

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October 18, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

Littwin: Tancredo, the one man who can out-Trump Trump

This is not exactly a newsflash, but Tom Tancredo is threatening to run for governor. Again. And any establishment Republican politician in Colorado who doesn’t […]...

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October 17, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Candidates for CO governor are bankrolling their own races. Chances are, it won’t pay off.

Colorado’s 2018 governor’s race is shaping up to be a free-for-all. But this contest isn’t really “free” for some of the candidates. Several are putting […]...

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October 17, 2017 Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

The Home Front: Boulder County commissioners file protests aimed at drilling plans

“Boulder County commissioners have filed two formal protests with the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission aimed at plans submitted last month by 8 North […]...

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October 17, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

The Home Front: Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says ‘I’m not a very seasoned politician’

“After eight years as Denver’s mayor and seven as governor, John Hickenlooper still fumbles with the finer points of politics. The governor’s energetic warmth, which […]...

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October 16, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

Who paid for ‘sponsored content’ and a ‘paid advertisement’ in Colorado’s weekly political newspaper?

This week, ColoradoPolitics.com, the state politics vertical of Clarity Media, which owns The Gazette newspaper in Colorado Springs, published on its homepage and in its print edition an item carrying this headline: […]...

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October 13, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Double your donation to our nonprofit, public interest newsroom!

The Colorado Independent is happy to announce our participation in the News Match 2017 fundraising campaign. This is your chance to double your tax-deductible donation to our […]...

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October 13, 2017 Events, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Upcoming Events

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Leadership at the League of Women Voters in Colorado split over redistricting campaign

The president of the League of Women Voters of Colorado, a nonpartisan voter education group that lent its name and credibility to a revamped campaign to […]

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