Thank you to the loyal readers and supporters of The Colorado Independent (2013-2020). The Indy has merged with the new nonprofit Colorado News Collaborative (COLab) on a new mission to strengthen local news in Colorado. We hope you will join us!
Jonathan Thompson is a contributing editor at High Country News. He is the author of “River of Lost Souls: The Science, Politics and Greed Behind the Gold King Mine Disaster.” Email him at email@example.com.