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The Mix:

News and analysis pulled from the rush

Littwin’s Official Unofficial #CO2018 governor’s race rankings, Week Four

Illustration by Mike Keefe Let’s get straight to the big news. For the first time in the brief, if glorious, history of the Littwin Official […]...

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April 21, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Guest Post: Growing and eating nutritious food is a right, not a political position

The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to provide […]...

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April 20, 2018 Guest Posts, Health, Just In, Politics, The Mix

The Home Front: Colorado man, hemp grower, talks at neighborhood meeting about ‘unusual crop’

“The farmer who plans to grow hemp in west Loveland this summer spent two hours Thursday night talking to people at a neighborhood meeting about […]...

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April 20, 2018 Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Drilling, one mile outside Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes

Since President Donald Trump was sworn into office last year, the administration has used its “energy dominance” agenda to require states to conduct quarterly sales […]...

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April 19, 2018 Environment/Energy, High Country News, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Appeals court re-raises the bar for passing constitutional ballot measures in Colorado

When it comes to trying to get constitutional amendments on the statewide ballot in Colorado, voters in 2016 raised the bar. Then, last month, a […]...

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April 19, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The Home Front: Air Force to pay $900k for clean water and to ‘remove perfluorinated compounds’ in El Paso County

“Nearly two years after toxic chemicals from Air Force firefighting foam were found in water drawn from the Widefield aquifer, the military announced a string […]...

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April 19, 2018 Just In, The Beats, The Mix

How The Denver Post’s rebellion rippled across America

By now you’ve likely heard about The Denver Post’s multi-page editorial broadside at its hedge-fund owner. This week’s newsletter seeks to explain the local and national repercussions of […]...

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April 18, 2018 Just In, Media, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Sweating signatures? Three Colorado governor candidates still await their ballot fate

With the Democratic and Republican assemblies over, three candidates are still in a holding pattern— or holding their breath— waiting to see whether they, too, […]...

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April 18, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Is a water war brewing on the Colorado River?

Officials from Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, and New Mexico recently sent a letter to counterparts in Arizona, hoping to avert a crisis. The problem, if unresolved, […]...

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April 18, 2018 Environment/Energy, H2O Radio, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Water, Water

Colorado teachers plan more walkouts, and Jeffco canceled classes one day next week

Teachers from Colorado’s two largest school districts are planning back-to-back walkouts next week to call for more funding for education – and they could be […]...

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April 18, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

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Colorado Earth Day 2018

On April 21st, thousands of Coloradans and a diverse collection of leaders will come together to celebrate Earth Day with the Sierra Club. Together, Coloradans […]

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How The Denver Post’s rebellion rippled across America

By now you’ve likely heard about The Denver Post’s multi-page editorial broadside at its hedge-fund owner. This week’s newsletter seeks to explain the local and national repercussions of […]

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