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Outside the Aurora ICE Processing Center, an upside down American Flag, which is the signal for distress, is displayed over someones shoulder. (Photo by Cullen Lobe for The Colorado Independent)

Guest Post: Who among us is proud to fly an American flag over a...

On Friday July 12th, a diverse group of leftist organizations and activists known as the Coalition to Close the Concentration Camps (CCCC) marched in...

For Colorado immigrants, an extraordinary moment of dread and empowerment “This isn’t the first...

The good news for Coloradans fearing deportation is that, after the federal government promised Denver would be targeted as part of nationwide raids and...
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 16: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to the members of the media as she makes her way to the House chamber to vote on a resolution denouncing comments by President Trump targeting four progressive Democratic congresswomen of color on July 16, 2019 in Washington, DC. The resolution passed 240-187, with Republicans Will Hurd (R-TX), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Fred Upton (R-MI) Susan Brooks (R-IN) and independent Justin Amash (I-MI) joining Democrats. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

Littwin: You have to wonder if this is the last time the House will...

The one thing we don’t need to debate in America is whether Donald Trump is a racist. He makes racist statements. He makes racist...
Grand Junction, on the way to Arches National Park. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will move its headquarters to Grand Junction under a plan released by the Trump Administration on Tuesday, July 16. (Photo by Desi via Flickr: Creative Commons)

Trump team releases plan to move BLM headquarters to Grand Junction 550 employees would...

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration revealed sweeping plans on Tuesday to dismantle and disperse the Bureau of Land Management, sending its current headquarters staff...

Colorado delegation reacts to Trump’s inflammatory tweets about congresswomen

WASHINGTON – Republican Sen. Cory Gardner on Tuesday dodged The Colorado Indy's questions about President Trump’s derogatory tweets about four Democratic congresswoman of color,...
Columbine High School building in Littleton, Colorado on July 15, 2019. Debate is underway about whether the building should be demolished and rebuilt to stop unwanted trourists eager to see the site of the April 1999 mass shooting.(Austin Fleskes for The Colorado Independent)

Guest Post: Is it time to rebuild Columbine?

I was horrified by the events of April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School. I’ve followed the school’s progress and incredible community ever since...

At inauguration, Hancock calls for consensus and downplays criticism Mayor will serve his third...

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock kicked off his third and final term in office by promising to champion “progress and progressive ideals,” and said he’d...
Students walking home from Swansea Elementary in October 2018. The school is among 10 Denver Public Schools that are part of a city of Denver program that will deploy highly localized air quality sensors in an effort to protect student health and reduce asthma rates. (Photo by Phil Cherner for The Colorado Independent)

Will a new program monitoring air quality at Denver schools make a difference for...

For the first time, parents, teachers, and administrators at 10 Denver public schools will know just how much air pollution students are exposed to...

Photos: Massive crowd rallies at ICE detention center in Aurora More than 1,000 were...

Editor's note: This photo story has been updated with statements from the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition and the Boulder County Democratic Socialists of America.  Hundreds...

Littwin: As self-justifying Ryan bashes Trump, Gardner must wonder when his turn will come

History isn’t kind to the man who holds Mussolini’s jacket. — Ted Cruz, as quoted in the new book, “American Carnage” I’d love to know...