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The pressroom at the Alamosa Valley Courier Friday night as it printed our collaboration on a protest-related shooting. (Photo by Stephen Jiron)

What news collaboration looks – and smells – like

Dear readers, It had been too long since I smelled a newspaper. By that, I don’t mean the thing tossed on our front stoops each morning....
James Marshall protesting in Alamosa, Colorado on June 4, 2020 minutes before he shot driver Danny Pruitt. (Photo by Megan Colwell/Valley Courier)

Triggered: How one of Colorado’s smallest protests became its most violent

ALAMOSA — The protesters, about a dozen in all, gathered on June 4 in the intersection of State Avenue and Main Street. Like protesters...

MEDIA: A new site covering politics and policy, Colorado Newsline, staffs up for July...

With a slogan "Start with the truth" and a four-person journalist team, a new nonprofit newsroom called Colorado Newsline plans to begin covering politics and policy at the...
Dreamers and others march in support of DACA in Denver in September 2017, the year the Trump administration sought to cancel the program and the last year new applications were accepted. The Supreme Court is expected to decide by the end of June whether the Trump administration's argument that DACA was an unlawful exercise of executive power has merit. (Photo by Tina Griego)

With Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling on DACA comes more time, but no less uncertainty

As of the end of last year, Colorado was home to 14,640 DACA recipients. They have always known their freedom runs on a clock....
Immigrant youth and their supporters rallied outside the Supreme Court of the United States on Nov. 12, 2019. Supreme Court Justices heard arguments on the legality of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows for temporary protection from deportation and permission to work and study in the U.S. for qualified young people. (Photo by Robin Bravender/States Newsroom)

A note about Thursday’s DACA story

Dear reader, Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been interviewing Colorado DACA recipients about their states of mind as they waited for the U.S....

At nearly every turn in Denver, protesters confront a reason to march

Kenny White, a black man in his late 20s, joins the downtown Denver protesters near dusk. A speaker has just wrapped his exhortation to...
Photo by Brad Wilson via Flickr: Creative Commons

Denver Public Schools announces return to in-person classes this fall

Denver Public Schools plans to hold classes in person this fall, joining a number of other metro area districts in a more complete return...
DENVER, CO - JUNE 16 : Former state House speaker Andrew Romanoff debates Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper in the studio of Denver7 in Denver on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. The debate, held ahead of the Democratic primary, was sponsored by The Denver Post, Colorado Public Radio News, Denver7 and the University of Denver’s Center on American Politics. The winner of the June 30 primary will go on to face incumbent Republican Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner in November's general election. (Photo by Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post)

Romanoff wants a progressive upset in Colorado’s Senate race. Are progressives with him?

At this point a decade ago, Andrew Romanoff believed he was within striking distance of winning the U.S. Senate primary. Michael Bennet was running to...

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Rachel Hughes answered a phone call Wednesday from her husband’s intensive care doctors. The Rev. Terrance Hughes – co-pastor at New Covenant Christian Church/Alpha Omega...

Inside the small legal community defending Colorado death penalty clients, a...

It was late December 2019 and defense lawyer Mary Claire Mulligan spent the last week of the decade accompanying a client to his murder...

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