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MEDIA: A new site covering politics and policy, Colorado Newsline, staffs up for July...

With a slogan "Start with the truth" and a four-person journalist team, a new nonprofit newsroom called Colorado Newsline plans to begin covering politics and policy at the...
Dreamers and others march in support of DACA in Denver in September 2017, the year the Trump administration sought to cancel the program and the last year new applications were accepted. The Supreme Court is expected to decide by the end of June whether the Trump administration's argument that DACA was an unlawful exercise of executive power has merit. (Photo by Tina Griego)

With Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling on DACA comes more time, but no less uncertainty...

As of the end of last year, Colorado was home to 14,640 DACA recipients. They have always known their freedom runs on a clock....
Immigrant youth and their supporters rallied outside the Supreme Court of the United States on Nov. 12, 2019. Supreme Court Justices heard arguments on the legality of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows for temporary protection from deportation and permission to work and study in the U.S. for qualified young people. (Photo by Robin Bravender/States Newsroom)

A note about Thursday’s DACA story Standing aside to let people speak for themselves...

Dear reader, Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been interviewing Colorado DACA recipients about their states of mind as they waited for the U.S....

At nearly every turn in Denver, protesters confront a reason to march The marches...

Kenny White, a black man in his late 20s, joins the downtown Denver protesters near dusk. A speaker has just wrapped his exhortation to...
Photo by Brad Wilson via Flickr: Creative Commons

Denver Public Schools announces return to in-person classes this fall

Denver Public Schools plans to hold classes in person this fall, joining a number of other metro area districts in a more complete return...
DENVER, CO - JUNE 16 : Former state House speaker Andrew Romanoff debates Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper in the studio of Denver7 in Denver on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. The debate, held ahead of the Democratic primary, was sponsored by The Denver Post, Colorado Public Radio News, Denver7 and the University of Denver’s Center on American Politics. The winner of the June 30 primary will go on to face incumbent Republican Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner in November's general election. (Photo by Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post)

Romanoff wants a progressive upset in Colorado’s Senate race. Are progressives with him?

At this point a decade ago, Andrew Romanoff believed he was within striking distance of winning the U.S. Senate primary. Michael Bennet was running to...

Some Colorado voters now see racial justice and climate justice as intertwined issues

Last fall, high school senior Isha Kanu was all about raising awareness around climate change. “I saw activists like Greta Thunberg and how passionate they...
A Crestone Peak oil and gas operation on County Line Road in Weld County. The site contains 16 wells, 40 oil tanks, 26 combustors, 17 separators.

Oil and gas donors become an issue in Democratic primary, but most of the...

Andrew Romanoff is criticizing his opponent in the Democratic U.S. Senate primary for accepting money from oil and gas executives, but most of the...

Redlining in Denver’s past is shaping coronavirus hot spots now, researchers say

Add COVID-19 to the long list of things affected by the racist government practice of "redlining" minority neighborhoods starting back in the 1930s. Banks restricted lending in...
"Black Lives Matter, remember this time" street mural on Broadway between Colfax and 14th Avenues on June 13, 2020.

Tens of thousands of calls to re-examine Elijah McClain death inundate Aurora agencies

AURORA — Aurora-area law enforcement agencies are receiving a renewed flood of calls and emails asking officials to further examine the death of Elijah...
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