Author : Alex Burness

All separated parents detained by ICE in Colorado to be sent to Texas

All the immigrant parents brought to ICE detention in Colorado since May under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy are being transferred today to Port […]...

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July 20, 2018 Just In, The Mix

Think it’s hot now in Colorado? Just wait.

Colorado’s scorching summer of 2018 may signal a new normal. Best-case scenarios show 100-degree days becoming seven times more common in coming decades, while worst-case […]...

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July 18, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

State of the City: As many are shunted to margins of Denver’s boom, Mayor Michael Hancock says city can work for all

Mayor Michael Hancock spoke optimistically of a Denver at a crossroads during his State of the City address Monday morning. One hundred years ago, he […]...

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July 16, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Mix

ICE releases immigrant mother from Colorado detention center. Now she has to find her son.

On Wednesday, the day she was released from ICE detention in Aurora, the Guatemalan woman met a few others at a safe house near the […]...

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July 13, 2018 Immigration, Just In

I-70 expansion contractor to reconsider plans for 24/7 construction through 2023

News that construction on the I-70 expansion through Denver could run 24/7 for the next 65 months drew prompt backlash from people concerned about additional […]...

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July 10, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Denver City Council rejects ethics board’s advice, OKs new rules on pricey plane tickets and other city gifts for officials

The Denver City Council, against the advice of ethics watchdogs, has adopted new rules that will allow council members and the mayor to continue receiving […]...

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July 9, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Denver police open internal investigation into detaining of Colorado Independent editor

The Denver Police Department says it has opened an internal investigation into an incident in which The Colorado Independent’s Editor Susan Greene was handcuffed and […]...

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July 6, 2018 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

I-70 expansion contractor seeks Denver’s OK for construction 24 hours a day through 2023

The 10-mile, $1.2 billion expansion of I-70 through Denver promises to bring more disruption to the already heavily polluted, largely Latino and low-income neighborhoods through […]...

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July 6, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In

Kentucky lawsuit alleges outgoing Denver Police Chief Robert White covered up botched rape investigation

Outgoing Denver Police Chief Robert White is being named in a civil rights lawsuit in Louisville, Ky., alleging that under his leadership there a decade […]...

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July 3, 2018 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix

Jared Polis taps former Broomfield Rep. Dianne Primavera as running mate

Jared Polis has chosen as his gubernatorial running mate Dianne Primavera, former Broomfield state legislator and current CEO of Susan G. Komen Colorado. The Twitter […]...

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July 2, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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