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Interior Department’s Climate Science Centers persevere
December 11, 2017 / No Comments

Will Badlands National Park have enough forage in the future for its bison herds? Can the Wind River Reservation manage tribal water storage to account […] > read more

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Don’t miss: Citizens’ Climate Lobby Energy Speaker Series
December 11, 2017 / No Comments

Members of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby are proud to offer their Monthly Energy Speaker Series, an opportunity for learning and community engagement on the important […] > read more

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Wiretap: Now even some Republicans are saying to listen to Moore, Trump accusers
December 11, 2017 / No Comments

For those keeping score at home, two prominent Republican politicians bucked Donald Trump on major issues Sunday. One of them even works for him. Republican […] > read more

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The Home Front: Sheriffs’ office shakeup in Denver
December 11, 2017 / No Comments

“A reorganization in the top ranks of the Denver Sheriff Department has stripped the sheriff of his budget staff and elevated a former sheriff who […] > read more

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Redistricting in Colorado: Clearing hurdles, looming court fight, pick ups and putdowns
December 08, 2017 / 2 Comments

A bipartisan group seeking to change the way Colorado draws its political boundaries has moved one step closer to its goal — and toward a […] > read more

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The Colorado Independent is fighting to unseal secret records in a death penalty case
December 08, 2017 / No Comments

Update: George Brauchler’s office has asked for another two-week extension to submit its legal objections to The Independent’s motion to unseal documents about prosecutorial misconduct. […] > read more

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Can autonomous vehicles solve the “first-mile, last-mile” problem?
December 08, 2017 / No Comments

It’s called the first-mile, last-mile problem of mass transit, and it has vexed transportation planners forever during the automotive era. Until you make it easy […] > read more

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Behind the harassment bombshells from the ‘dark underbelly’ of Colorado’s Capitol
December 08, 2017 / No Comments

If you listen to public radio in Colorado, you’ve likely heard the voice of Bente Birkeland who covers the Capitol for 15 local stations based out of […] > read more

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DPS enrollment projected to drop — and other takeaways from new regional analysis
December 08, 2017 / No Comments

After growing for nearly two decades, the student population in Denver Public Schools is forecast to drop almost 2 percent by 2021, according to a […] > read more

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The Home Front: Ex-Colorado Republican Party chairman who blamed voter fraud on ‘Democratic agenda’ is found guilty of voter fraud
December 08, 2017 / No Comments

“A Weld District Court jury turned in two convictions in the case of a former Colorado Republican Party chairman accused of voter fraud by filling […] > read more

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Littwin: Now that Democrats can claim the high ground, what will they do with it?
December 07, 2017 / 3 Comments

Now that Al Franken has resigned, it is fair to note that while this was the right to thing to — and not just so […] > read more

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GUEST POST: Hickenlooper’s Climate Leadership Undermined by Coal Mine Support
December 07, 2017 / No Comments

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 […] > read more