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Politics:

Colorado delegation splits on Obama’s Iran deal

In about two weeks, Congress is expected to vote on whether to back the deal regarding Iran’s nuclear weapons proposal. Congressional Democrats are beginning to […]...

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August 28, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Aurora theater shooting prosecutor George Brauchler ready to mull Senate run

Today – if all goes as scheduled — is the last day of the James Holmes trial. It’s also the first day of the rest […]...

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August 26, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Donald Trump’s immigration bomb

OK, I admit it it, I’m a silver-lining kind of guy. And so when I read Donald Trump’s round-up-the-illegals-and-ship-’em-out manifesto – a point-by-point policy paper […]...

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August 18, 2015 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado lawmakers bump into death-row inmate Nathan Dunlap

In June, four Colorado legislators got face-to-face with death row inmate Nathan Dunlap, the Chuck E. Cheese killer whose execution was postponed last October by […]...

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August 17, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Reader’s view: “We can’t trust the EPA”

Nancy Lofholm reported for The Colorado Independent about many southwestern Colorado residents’ frustrations with the Environmental Protection Agency after the Gold King mine spill into […]...

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August 17, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Colorado is spending $343,473-plus on Scott Gessler’s $1,396.89 ethics violation

Former Secretary of State Scott Gessler’s fight with the Independent Ethics Commission over how he spent $1396.89 in office has already cost Coloradans $343,473, and the […]...

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August 17, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Antiabortion group blows off court ordered fine and paperwork

Troubles aren’t over for the antiabortion political organization Colorado Campaign for Life. First it lost a federal lawsuit filed against Colorado Ethics Watch. Now the […]...

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August 17, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, Colorado Campaign for Life lose Colorado Ethics Watch lawsuit

This week, a federal judge tossed out a lawsuit filed by Rocky Mountain Gun Owners and Colorado Campaign for Life against Colorado Ethics Watch. Judge […]...

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August 14, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Panic in the presidential race

We interrupt our nonstop coverage of Republican panic in the face of Donald Trump leading in virtually every primary poll to bring you competing coverage […]...

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August 14, 2015 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Cultural leaders squabble for a bigger cut of metro Denver arts and culture money

Dozens of groups are balking at how metro Denver divvies its regional arts and cultural tax revenues, saying the newly proposed funding structure voters will […]...

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August 13, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

EVENTS

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VIDEO: Drilling into Colorado fracking

In April, The Colorado Independent hosted a panel discussion at Denver Open Media about fracking in Colorado. It was hosted by former Managing Editor John […]

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