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Tag Archives: Colorado

Guest Post: Thinking about how to think about naming Stapleton

NOTE: 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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May 14, 2018 Guest Posts, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

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

A federal judge just lowered the bar for passing constitutional ballot measures in Colorado

A federal judge has ruled unconstitutional a key part of a constitutional amendment passed by voters to make it harder to pass constitutional amendments. Head […]...

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March 27, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

El Paso County sheriff vows to fight judge’s order blocking him from holding inmates for ICE

A sheriff in Colorado is pledging to fight a judge’s recent order that stops him from holding individuals beyond their release dates for immigration officers. […]...

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March 26, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Littwin: Is it bigger news that Kennedy won the Dem caucus poll or that Polis lost?

The preference poll from the Democratic caucuses is in, and the takeaways are pretty obvious. It was a great night for Cary Kennedy, a disappointing […]...

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March 8, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

At Colorado utilities hearing, an overwhelming plea for renewable energy

Farmer and rancher Jan Kochis knows what it’s like to live by the whims of the market. Her farm in Elbert County grows dryland corn, […]...

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February 2, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Dust Up: The Growing Problem Affecting Snowpack and Water Supply

This story was produced by H2O Radio. Listen to the audio, or read the full story below.   Mountain snowfall around the globe is an important […]...

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January 31, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Water

Colorado’s oil and gas regulator puts new restrictions on public comments

Next time you want to voice an opinion or concern to state oil and gas regulators, you’ll want to plan ahead. In a notice posted […]...

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January 23, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

What the battle over the Dream Act means for the West

For a short time, soccer seemed like it might be Daniela Benitez’s ticket to attending college. She didn’t begin playing soccer until the eighth grade, […]...

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January 22, 2018 High Country News, Immigration, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

‘Orphaned’ oil and gas wells are on the rise

In March 2015, Joe MacLaren, a state oil and gas inspector in Colorado, drove out to the Taylor 3 oil well near the tiny town […]...

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January 17, 2018 Environment/Energy, High Country News, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

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This Tuesday, May 22! Gubernatorial candidates discuss their policies around work and working families

The Colorado Independent’s Tina Griego will be moderating this gubernatorial forum centered on issues related to working families, labor rights, protections for immigrants and refugees, […]

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The Home Front: A legal challenge to Boulder’s ‘ban on assault weapons’ hits 24 hours after it was voted into law

“Cody Wisniewski made good on his threat Tuesday night to sue Boulder and its council, mounting a legal challenge to the city’s ban on assault […]

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