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GREENE: Slain preacher’s family alleges that Denver officers rigged Taser evidence
June 26, 2017 / 1 Comment

The family of the homeless street preacher killed in Denver’s jail in 2010 wants the new district attorney to investigate whether the officers responsible switched […]... > read more

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PARCHED: Why Colorado could use a big drought.
June 22, 2017 / 3 Comments

There’s nothing like a drought to turn everyone’s attention to water conservation. Colorado’s last major drought was from 2001 to 2002. It wasn’t the length […]... > read more

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Griego: The Denver boot
June 12, 2017 / 2 Comments

‘Who plans this?’ The tenant is living in a three-bedroom ranch-style house off a cul-de-sac in northeast Denver. Or at least that’s where she was […]... > read more

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For state regulators considering drilling permits, “no” is off the table
June 02, 2017 / No Comments

The state of Colorado has what’s believed to be an uninterrupted, 66-year-old history of not denying oil and gas companies permits to drill.   It’s […]... > read more

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Spotlight on the COGCC: Who are they, what’s their mission and where is their voice?
June 01, 2017 / 2 Comments

You’ve probably heard lately about the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, commonly called the COGCC. That’s Colorado’s governor-appointed panel tasked with regulating the state’s […]... > read more

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Report: Subprime lending giant’s add-on “loan protections” put borrowers at risk
May 23, 2017 / No Comments

Leon Martinez never expected to fall prey to a sucker loan. “You read about it. You hear about it happening to people. And you kinda […]... > read more

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GREENE: In opposing appeal of landmark oil-and-gas ruling, Hick is more talk than action
May 20, 2017 / 2 Comments

A constitutional crisis. The phrase kept popping up Thursday when Attorney General Cynthia Coffman seemed to have bucked Gov. John Hickenlooper’s wishes by appealing a […]... > read more

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FRACTURED: Reckless abandonment
May 18, 2017 / No Comments

Editor’s note: Daniel Glick and Ted Wood of The Story Group, along with Kelsey Ray of The Colorado Independent, have been reporting on oil and […]... > read more

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Cause of Colorado home explosion: Uncapped, abandoned line, ‘fugitive gas’
May 02, 2017 / 1 Comment

An abandoned underground pipe running from a nearby Anadarko Petroleum well to the foundation of the Firestone home that exploded last month had not been […]... > read more

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FRACTURED: Roughneck politics
May 02, 2017 / No Comments

Editor’s note: Daniel Glick and Ted Wood of The Story Group, along with Kelsey Ray of The Colorado Independent, have been reporting on oil and […]... > read more

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FRACTURED: Showdown in Boulder County
May 01, 2017 / No Comments

Editor’s note: Daniel Glick and Ted Wood of The Story Group, along with Kelsey Ray of The Colorado Independent, have been reporting on oil and […]... > read more

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Four of Colorado’s top climate scientists on grief, activism and hope.
April 29, 2017 / No Comments

Science, they say, is a left-brained endeavor. But, in light of the People’s Climate March and March on Science over the past two weekends, The Colorado Independent sought […]... > read more