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!
Rachel Lorenz is a intern for The Colorado Independent and a student at Arapahoe Community College. Her desire to tell the stories of other people led her back to school and into journalism. Born in Iowa, Rachel spent two decades in the Midwest, two decades in the South and is now giving the West a try. She loves food, books and Colorado’s golden light.