Tag Archives: John Hickenlooper

Littwin: There are too few arguments left in favor of death penalty

The death-penalty conversation we have been promised in Colorado may be over before it has had a chance to begin. What else is there to […]...

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August 28, 2015 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, The Mix, Uncategorized

No sparkly smiles for Denver’s anti-fluoride activists

Libertarians, anti-communists and holistic dentists alike have formed an unlikely team to take a gulp at one of Denver’s lesser chewed on policy issues: fluoride […]...

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August 27, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Does Colorado’s death penalty have a race problem?

James Holmes killed more people during his movie theater massacre than Nathan Dunlap, Sir Mario Owens and Robert Ray combined. Dunlap, Owens and Ray, all […]...

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August 20, 2015 Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Wiretap

Fracking opponents declare Colorado Oil and Gas Commission illegitimate

Anne Harper and her neighbors feel powerless to stop the Encana Corporation from adding 12 gas wells within a half mile of their homes in Pleasant […]...

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August 6, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Homebrew: Colorado and Missouri guvs talk guns, cop cameras and background checks

Lessons learned At a Saturday Aspen Institute event, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon shared their thoughts on two very different types of gun […]...

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August 3, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Coloradans get ready for the Clean Power Plan

On Monday, the Obama administration and the Environmental Protection Agency are expected to finalize new clean air rules that environmentalists say will be a major […]...

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August 3, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Not a killing state: Is Colorado prepared for the death penalty?

Convicted murderer James Holmes is now awaiting his sentence. He faces the death penalty for his crimes, a punishment two-thirds of Coloradans believe he deserves. […]...

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July 30, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Waiting for Chapter 10: What’s the plan in the state water plan?

It has taken 12 years, 344 pages and input from tens of thousands of people to put together what officials are touting as Colorado’s first […]...

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July 3, 2015 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

What you should know about Colorado’s new Supreme Court judge

Gov. John Hickenlooper today named Judge Richard Gabriel of the Colorado Court of Appeals as the newest member of the Colorado Supreme Court. Gabriel, 53, […]...

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June 23, 2015 Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Wiretap

Buried Seedz of Resistance uproots Denver Pride with protest against police violence

This article has been updated. Beads, bracelets and condoms littered the intersection of Colfax and Lafayette this Sunday during the Denver Pride parade. People danced; music […]...

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June 22, 2015 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized


VIDEO: Drilling into Colorado fracking

In April, The Colorado Independent hosted a panel discussion at Denver Open Media about fracking in Colorado. It was hosted by former Managing Editor John […]

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