The Mix

News and analysis pulled from the rush

Greene: The fight for a free press gets real

I write in solidarity with hundreds of news outlets nationwide that are heeding a call by The Boston Globe to rally today for freedom...
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To close or evolve? As teen birth rates drop, school programs for teen parents...

There was just one student in the Boulder Valley School District’s teen parent program last year. She graduated in May, and and the district...

The Home Front: Windsor is ‘the safest community in Colorado,’ according to new FBI...

"Six Weld County municipalities were named among Colorado's 20 safest cities, according to 2016 FBI crime data analyzed by safewise.com," reports The Greeley Tribune....

Judge refuses to delay trail building at Rocky Flats in potential health risks lawsuit

A federal judge has denied a motion by a coalition of environmental groups to put a hold on building trails at the Rocky Flats...

News Poetry: A Day at the Library (and no, I don’t mean Amazon)

It could be any day, but let’s say it’s Sunday. A little before one. The line outside the door forms like a queue at the deli....

Worried about enrollment, some Colorado school districts are suing to prevent cross-district busing

Six school districts and the associations that represent them are suing to stop a change to Colorado law that could increase access to school...

New rule to ‘raise the bar’ for ballot measures wasn’t high enough for this...

In 2016, a group ran a campaign that put an interesting proposition on the ballot for Coloradans: The question asked voters to change the...

Littwin: After latest round of elections, which CO Republican should be the most worried?

We didn’t have any races in Colorado in the latest round of pre-midterm elections, but that doesn’t mean we didn’t feel the ripples of...

Residents of soon-to-close Aurora mobile home park plead with City Council for help

More than 50 residents facing eviction from a north Aurora mobile home park pleaded with City Council members for help this week, in another...

No indictment for mishandling of Taser in Denver excessive force case

A grand jury has chosen not to issue indictments against four Denver sheriff's deputies and a sergeant in connection with the handling of the...