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New Denver teacher contract: We answer the most common questions about the tentative pact

One reason many Denver educators didn’t like the district’s old ProComp pay system was that it was too complicated and unpredictable. Both sides agree that the...

Greene: Clarence Moses-EL’s innocence ordeal nears its end

Finally. Finally, Clarence Moses-EL gets some measure of closure. Finally, Colorado’s justice system ends 32 years of elected officials seeing to it that whatever could go...

Parole-eligible inmates would be released under new bill — to boost rehabilitation and ease...

With thousands of parole-eligible inmates behind bars in a state prison system that’s filled to capacity, lawmakers are pushing criminal justice reforms aimed at...

Guest Post: Colorado’s David Bernhardt has already shown his true colors 'Bernhardt has been...

Former U.S. Sen. Tim Wirth penned a head-scratching piece in The Colorado Independent this week. In it, he paints the nomination of fellow Coloradan...

MEDIA: Why news with a ‘political point of view’ could flood your Colorado feed...

Not long ago, I started noticing Colorado-specific news items in an unlikely place: my Instagram feed. These were short video clips with text about the...

Jubilation, and some confusion, as Denver schools begin their post-strike recovery

Lupe Lopez-Montoya got the text message at 6:15 a.m. The strike was over, the colleague who’d been keeping her up to speed on news...

Colorado to pay Clarence Moses-EL $2M for the 28 years he spent in prison...

Clarence Moses-EL, a Denver man who spent nearly half his life in prison on a wrongful rape and assault conviction, will be awarded about...

Strike over: Denver school district, teachers union sign tentative pact raising teacher pay Union,...

This is a developing story and will be updated. The Denver school district and teachers union have reached an agreement in their long-simmering dispute over...

Telling the stories of the more than 1,200 kids killed by gun violence since...

A year ago today, a former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student in Parkland, Fla., entered the school and gunned down 14 students and...

On fifth try in five years, Colorado lawmakers move to ban gay conversion therapy...

Isaac Archuleta was 22 years old when he told his parents he was gay. He grew up in a Christian household and felt conflicted...