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Greene: Mitch Morrissey leaves his fingerprint
January 13, 2017 / 3 Comments

It was a year ago this week, and noon hour at the Brown Palace. Members of Denver’s City Club lunched on pork loins with cherry […]... > read more

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Griego: The undeniable promise of Sun Valley
December 30, 2016 / 1 Comment

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 […]... > read more

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Obama’s lasting legacies in the West
December 28, 2016 / No Comments

This story originally appeared in High Country News. Eight years ago, President-elect Barack Obama wanted Colorado Sen. Ken Salazar to be his Interior secretary. David […]... > read more

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GREENE: The sad death of the happiest man in Denver
December 19, 2016 / 4 Comments

  I’ve been struggling to write about Sylvester Tally for three weeks now. With each interview I’ve done since his Nov. 28th suicide, I’ve heard […]... > read more

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Gov. Hickenlooper signed medical aid-in-dying into law today. Now what?
December 16, 2016 / No Comments

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Proposition 106 into law today, thus legalizing medical aid-in-dying in the state of Colorado. Qualified, terminally ill patients may now begin to […]... > read more

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‘The debt that never dies’
December 13, 2016 / 2 Comments

Bill Daly knows how it feels to be haunted by debt collectors. “I got married, got divorced, we practically gave away the house,” he said. […]... > read more

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The True Story of Two Drifters Who Became Cannabis Pioneers
December 09, 2016 / No Comments

After the recent election, marijuana is now legal in some form in 25 states. Colorado, of course, was a trendsetter in this regard, legalizing pot […]... > read more

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Forced pooling is not mandatory swim practice
December 01, 2016 / 1 Comment

A slightly different version of this story first appeared in the Boulder Weekly.  When James Sines shopped for homes in 2007, he thought he knew how […]... > read more

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President Trump and the future of Colorado’s public lands
November 23, 2016 / 1 Comment

On Jan.  21, 2016, nearly one year to the day before he will be sworn in as president of the United States, Donald Trump gave […]... > read more

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GREENE: There’s nothing sweeter than an exoneration. And also nothing sadder.
November 16, 2016 / 1 Comment

Twenty-nine years, two months, and 28 days. That’s how long it took Clarence Moses-EL to disentangle himself from a rape he didn’t commit, a 48-year […]... > read more

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GREENE: Jury finds Clarence Moses-EL not guilty
November 14, 2016 / 5 Comments

Update to “update”: Susan Greene is working on a post-mortem of the Moses-EL case. Update: Nearly three decades after going to prison for a rape […]... > read more

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Homestretch: All our coverage of medical aid-in-dying
November 04, 2016 / No Comments

As ballot initiatives go, Prop. 106 lends itself to some especially intriguing stories. On the pro-side, there are people dying, in pain, desperate for some […]... > read more