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Author : Corey Hutchins

5 takeaways from the final Democratic debate for Colorado governor

The final televised debate among the four Democrats running for governor in Colorado didn’t elicit the kind of fireworks of previous showdowns, but there were […]...

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June 18, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

VICTOR MITCHELL | A serial entrepreneur who built six companies. Can he build a successful nomination?

Victor Mitchell does not want this story to begin this way. Snapshot I: It’s a Saturday evening in mid-May and the multimillionaire entrepreneur with spiky […]...

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June 18, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

DOUG ROBINSON | In the shadow of a front-runner, a tall man makes his move

“Hey, hi, Doug Robinson calling. Hope you are well. Listen, just touching base with you— you’ve probably seen some of the news over the last […]...

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June 17, 2018 2018 Governor Race, In-Depth, Just In, Must Reads, Politics, The Mix

Trail Marker: Ballots are out for Colorado’s June 26 primary. Nearly 38,000 already voted.

As of Monday, June 11, 15,982 Republicans, 14,737 Democrats and 6,942 unaffiliated voters have turned in their ballots for the primary elections that end June 26, […]...

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June 11, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Republican Victor Mitchell, running for Colorado governor, might be open to no jail time for using ‘common, everyday drugs’

Victor Mitchell, an entrepreneur businessman, says he would study the idea of decriminalizing the possession and use of a range of drugs if he becomes […]...

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June 8, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Colorado’s Park County ‘filed a legal complaint’ against Evergreen Newspapers and two of its reporters to block access to a teen’s autopsy

A board of commissioners in Park County, acting “by and through” the county coroner, “filed a legal complaint against the Canyon Courier’s umbrella organization Evergreen Newspapers, […]...

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June 7, 2018 All stories, Just In, Media, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Unaffiliated voters in Colorado: Only mail back one ballot or your vote won’t count

By now, you might have already gotten your ballots for the June 26 primary elections in Colorado. If you’re one of Colorado’s largest population of […]...

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June 6, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Siding with Christian cake-maker, High Court says CO’s civil rights agency displayed ‘hostility’ toward his beliefs

The U.S. Supreme Court today sided with a Christian baker in a case that pitted his religious beliefs against gay rights over a never-baked wedding […]...

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June 4, 2018 All stories, Civil Rights, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Trail Marker: Gloves off as modest contrasts roil the Democratic primary for Colorado governor

Two weeks ago we wondered if the forum-and-debate season would elicit any sparks. Last week we saw some in the four-way Democratic primary. This week […]...

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June 1, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Walker Stapleton left his blind trust out of a public financial disclosure

State Treasurer Walker Stapleton will be amending a financial disclosure form he filed with the state as part of his run for governor after The […]...

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May 25, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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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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Hickenlooper calls his executive order for orphan gas wells the ‘second-best solution’

Colorado’s Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, on Wednesday signed an executive order focused on addressing the safety concerns around orphaned wells— while simultaneously admitting that the […]

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