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Tag Archives: Elyria-Swansea

Five follow-up questions on the I-70 project through Elyria-Swansea

At a tumultuous meeting last month in north Denver’s Swansea neighborhood, an angry crowd shouted down the Colorado Department of Transportation’s executive director as he […]...

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March 14, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Angry crowd confronts CDOT official over planned I-70 project

An informational meeting organized by Colorado Department of Transportation officials was overtaken by local protesters Thursday night at the Swansea Recreation Center in Central Denver. […]...

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February 17, 2017 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Community groups file civil rights complaint to stop I-70 expansion

Three community groups have filed a federal civil rights complaint in an effort to stop the state from pursuing its plans to expand I-70 through […]...

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November 16, 2016 Griego, Health, Just In, The Mix

Elyria-Swansea residents to CDOT: leave us alone!

Donna Garduno has no intention of moving quietly. Her small home is in north Denver’s Elyria-Swansea, a mostly low-income, Latino neighborhood where her family has […]...

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February 18, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Highway injustice in Denver’s Latino neighborhoods

This story originally appeared on High Country News.  Armando Payán’s family moved from California to northeast Denver in 1963, when his dad took a job in […]...

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December 30, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

The parable of gentrification

Marta Gonzales sits in what was the dining room of her former house at 1020 9th Street, Denver. She remembers what life was like when […]...

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November 4, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

Red Tent Bazaar Fundraiser for The Colorado Independent Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and laughter to benefit The […]

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The Home Front: Methane leaks from oil and gas industry ‘offset much of the climate benefits of burning natural gas,’ study says

“The U.S. oil and gas industry emits 13 million metric tons of methane from its operations each year – nearly 60 percent more than current […]

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