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Wiretap: Supreme Court will hear Colorado baker’s religious freedom fight over gay couple’s wedding cake
June 26, 2017 / No Comments

The Supreme Court has decided it will hear the appeal from a Lakewood baker who, citing his First Amendment right of religious freedom, refused to […] > read more

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The Home Front: The U.S might not, but Boulder County is likely to commit to the Paris climate accord
June 26, 2017 / No Comments

“Boulder County commissioners signaled Friday that they’re likely to adopt a resolution declaring the county’s commitment to upholding the goals of the Paris climate agreement,” […] > read more

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News poetry: Fracking elegy
June 25, 2017 / 1 Comment

Cracks in the pavement cracks in the wall— where do I go if my house cracks like a duck egg? Where do mule deer and black bears, elk and prairie dogs […] > read more

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Listen up! Indy Weekly Podcast, Episode 6: Will Colorado run out of water?
June 24, 2017 / No Comments

Colorado’s population is expected to grow from about 5.5 million in 2016 to as many as 10 million people by 2050. Unless we start to […] > read more

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News poetry: Fracking Accident, Firestone, Colorado
June 24, 2017 / No Comments

Circulatory systems beneath the once-prairie, now cul-de-sac, now-charter school, below Oak Meadows, a new suburb in the once-outback of the West. Underground infrastructure unmapped, a […] > read more

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Uncovering ‘a mess’ at Colorado’s state mental hospital
June 23, 2017 / No Comments

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 […] > read more

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Littwin: This could be the end of Obamacare, and Cory Gardner’s not feeling so good himself
June 23, 2017 / 5 Comments

Whatever else I’ve had to say about Cory Gardner over the years, I’ve never once said, or even thought, that he wasn’t a shrewd and […] > read more

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The Home Front: ‘This is the first I’ve viewed the legislation,’ says Cory Gardner, one of 13 senators tasked with writing new healthcare law
June 23, 2017 / No Comments

Nine out of about a dozen of the state’s largest newspapers carried news on the front page today about a healthcare bill Republicans in the […] > read more

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Can a ‘Centrist Project’ break the power of political parties in Colorado? They’re trying.
June 22, 2017 / 3 Comments

A group of centrist political strategists have moved into Colorado with the aim of installing enough independent lawmakers into power in next year’s elections to deny political […] > read more

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Why Colorado could use a big drought.
June 22, 2017 / 2 Comments

There’s nothing like a drought to turn everyone’s attention to water conservation. Colorado’s last major drought was from 2001 to 2002. It wasn’t the length […] > read more

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As Denver gentrifies, which neighborhoods are losing public school students?
June 22, 2017 / No Comments

As more young adults move to Denver and the cost of housing skyrockets, some city neighborhoods are seeing drops in the percentages of people of […] > read more

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Wiretap: It looks like the Senate health care bill could be as “mean” as the House bill
June 22, 2017 / No Comments

The Senate health care bill will finally go public today, but The Washington Post got an early look at what will certainly be a divisive […] > read more