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The Mix

News and analysis pulled from the rush

Update: The latest on COVID-19 in Colorado Polis acknowledges cases of inaccurate reporting of...

We're wrapping up the daily Update as part of our transition away from a daily news site. For a good look at the latest...

Our next chapter The Indy is moving away from a daily news site as...

Dear readers, We told you last month that big changes are underway as the Indy joins forces with the Colorado Press Association, Colorado Media Project and newsrooms throughout the state. We told you...
Mike Littwin in 1973 when he was working for now-defunct Times-Herald in Newport News, Virginia. Littwin is leaving The Indy after seven years to join The Colorado Sun. (Photo courtesy of Mike)

Littwin: It’s time for me to move on, but that doesn’t mean I’m going...

You say hello, and I say goodbye — Lennon-McCartney, but mostly Paul and not enough John.  I’ve got news, and so I’ll just spit it...
U.S. Supreme Court, by Åsmund Ødegård, via Flickr: Creative Commons

The U.S. Supreme Court hears Colorado’s ‘faithless electors’ case From his Denver office, Attorney...

DENVER — When it came time Wednesday for Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser to make his first-ever arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court, he...
Closures and social distancing because of the coronavirus pandemic have made gathering signatures to get issues on the November ballot difficult. (Photo by Forest Wilson)

Money, social issues look for another path onto Colorado’s 2020 ballot as coronavirus complicates...

Before coronavirus, Colorado voters were facing the likelihood of a long November ballot — pages filled with questions about hot-button issues such as paid...
The state Capitol on Jan. 8, 2020, the opening day of the session. (Photo by John Herrick)

The coronavirus crippled Colorado’s state budget. Here’s what you should know. Lawmakers will have...

A new economic forecast by the nonpartisan Legislative Council estimates Colorado faces a $3.3 billion budget shortfall this coming fiscal year, a historic drop...

Federal judge orders Weld County sheriff to protect health of jail inmates during pandemic...

A federal judge Monday ruled the treatment of inmates in the Weld County jail during the COVID-19 pandemic violated constitutional protections against cruel and...
NYTIMPEACH : House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) questions Intelligence Committee Minority Counsel Stephen Castor and Intelligence Committee Majority Counsel Daniel Goldman during the House impeachment inquiry hearings, Monday Dec. 9, 2019. POOL Photo by Doug Mills/The New York Times)

Littwin: Ken Buck is still leading the Colorado GOP — right off the cliff

Maybe the most shocking thing I can say about the release of the latest Great Depression-like unemployment numbers is that here in Colorado, Ken...
A cell in the Fremont Correctional Facility in Cañon City on July 19, 2019. Inmates are physically unable to stay far enough from their fellow prisoners to adequately socially distance as the CDC has required.

Reformers want Polis to commute the sentences of more inmates during pandemic Criminal justice...

Criminal justice reformers are calling on Gov. Jared Polis to commute the sentences of more inmates in Colorado's prisons in response to the COVID-19...
Arkansas River below Lake Cheraw in July 2018. Many of Colorado's rivers and streams are intermittent and ephemeral, making their classification under the Clean Water Act difficult. (Photo credit: Jerd Smith, Fresh Water News)

Colorado AG, top water quality regulator vow to challenge new Clean Water Act rule

Colorado and other Western states will be hard pressed to shield their rivers and streams under a new federal Clean Water Act rule finalized...
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