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Author : Lucy Haggard

Grassroots lawsuit aims to halt $1.2 billion highway expansion in Denver’s poorest neighborhoods

Residents and activists from some of Denver’s poorest neighborhoods sued the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), claiming projects it approved will be harmful to their environment, health, […]...

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July 11, 2017 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Health, Housing, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Supporters await the release of disabled demonstrators jailed for occupying Cory Gardner’s office

UPDATE: The disabled demonstrators were released from jail early Saturday morning— the last one leaving at around 2 a.m., according to media reports. “The protesters […]...

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June 30, 2017 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

In Colorado, Trump administration’s move to keep DACA for immigrants brings relief, frustration, and determination

Immigrants rights and advocacy groups in Colorado say they are hesitantly hopeful following the Trump administration’s decision to keep a program that protects some younger immigrants from deportation. Department […]...

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June 16, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, 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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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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