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Tag Archives: Denver

The Indy Weekly Podcast, Episode 5: We need to talk about eviction

Tina Griego, our managing editor, recently realized that for all the stories she’d written over the years about affordable housing, gentrification and changing neighborhoods in […]...

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June 16, 2017 Griego, Housing, Housing crisis, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Community investment continues in Westwood; Thriftway Pocket Park opens

The opening of Thriftway Pocket Park Thursday was the culmination of a four-year-long journey to destroy the dangerous, blighted Thriftway building and replace it with […]...

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June 15, 2017 Just In, The Mix

First person: I was evicted and it was traumatic as all hell

Jenee Donalson, 31, community organizer/artist/chef, resident of Denver I was given a notice of eviction on Nov. 12, 2012. I didn’t know anything about the […]...

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June 15, 2017 Griego, Housing, Housing crisis, Just In

Griego: The Denver boot

‘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 […]...

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June 12, 2017 Griego, Housing, Housing crisis, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Gentrification is changing Denver’s schools. This initiative aims to do something about it.

A citywide effort to review how rapid gentrification is changing Denver’s public schools — and come up with ideas to combat the most pernicious effects […]...

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June 6, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Denver charter applicant alleges school isn’t getting a fair shot because of ‘prior controversy’

The leader of a Wyoming-based charter school is asking the Denver school board to reject a recommendation that his application to open a school in […]...

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May 19, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix

Amid push to get CO child care providers to seek higher ratings, some say, ‘No thanks’

Dede Beardsley says she’s always received rave reviews about the Montessori preschool and kindergarten program she’s led in Boulder for nearly four decades. Parents and […]...

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May 16, 2017 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Jeanette Vizguerra granted stay of removal, will leave sanctuary

Undocumented immigrant and longtime Denver resident Jeanette Vizguerra has been granted a stay of removal from deportation until March 15, 2019. Vizguerra, who is originally […]...

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May 12, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

EVENT: People’s Climate March this Saturday

Environmental groups and social-, racial- and economic justice groups will be marching for climate action this Saturday in Denver and 11 other cities in Colorado. […]...

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April 28, 2017 Events, Upcoming Events

Colorado scientists get political for climate: “Science not silence”

For the first several blocks, Saturday’s March for Science in downtown Denver was remarkably quiet. No hey-hey’s or ho-ho’s, no calls and no responses; just […]...

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April 22, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

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Dance like independent media depends on it!

We at The Indy aren’t big on rubber chicken dinners. But we love to dance. Join us on the evening of Friday, July 14th to […]

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Uncovering ‘a mess’ at Colorado’s state mental hospital

Some recent reporting by The Pueblo Chieftain in southern Colorado got the attention of local officials this month with a series of stories that chronicled problems plaguing the state […]

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