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Thanksgiving morning view from Fort Collins. One more thing to be grateful for. (Photo by Tina Griego)

Spelling out our gratitude

Happy Thanksgiving, dear readers: Keeping a nonprofit newsroom going is hard work. We don’t throw pity parties around that fact because that’d be a colossal...
A crowd applauds as Tina Griego is inducted into the Denver Press Club Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Photo by Lynn Bartels)

Denver Press Club inducts Indy managing editor Tina Griego into its Hall of Fame

Dear readers, I write this late Friday, having just edited Mike Littwin’s column about the impeachment inquiry and, before that, spent the evening with Mike...
AVON, Colo -- A resident of the Aspens Mobile Home Village takes in the view from the deck of the mobile home she and her family have lived in for about six years. As with other trailer parks, they own the trailer and rent the lot space. She has lived in the U.S. since 2001, and says the Aspens is home, but so is Mexico. Like the mobile home she lives in, she occupies a place of temporary permanence, fixed but not rooted. (Photo by Tina Griego)

Parked: Mobile home parks become immigrants’ home away from home For these Eagle County...

AVON, Colo. —  The Aspens Mobile Home Village sits on a wedge of land tucked between eastbound I-70 and the Eagle River in the...
Jorge Zaldivar, 42, crossed the border illegally 22 years ago. He keeps at the ready a blue backpack filled with emergency supplies, including a phone charger, deodorant, toothbrush, a list of medication he needs to treat his diabetes, and a family photo should the day come that ICE officers arrest him. (Photo by Alex Burness)

The Indy 500: On immigration, the argument of the heart already may be lost

If you haven’t read Alex Burness’s story on Christina and Jorge Zaldivar, I urge you to take a moment and do so. It presents,...
Photo of Susie Littwin by Mike Littwin

The Indy 500: A half-century-long love story

We have sad news to pass on: Mike Littwin’s wife, Susie, died recently after a long battle with Alzheimer's. She was 70. Mike wanted...
New apartment development in North Denver. (Photo by Allen Tian)

The Indy 500: The message behind Denver’s mixed election results

After Denver voters on Tuesday elected Mayor Michael Hancock to a third term but ousted three council members – two of them Hancock allies...

Denver City Council: Incumbents sputter, Latinas soar Challengers ousted all three incumbents in Tuesday's...

In an apparent a rebuke of the status quo in a city with serious growing pains, all three incumbent City Council members lost their...
sparks fly in Denver mayoral debate

The Indy 500: Latinos ask mayoral candidates: What about us?

As Denver’s mayoral runoff was beginning its headlong plunge into the jibes, jabs and jousts that have come to define it, recently re-elected Denver...
United States 2020 census form. Image via Getty Images.

The Indy 500: Asking about citizenship on the 2020 census is a bad idea...

Here’s an unfun fact: During the 2010 census, 18,000 Colorado children, newborn to 4 years old, went uncounted. I hear this number from Rosemary...

The Indy 500: A manhunt, a suicide and the echoes of Columbine

I'm still thinking today about the woman/girl/teenager who turned the Front Range upside down with her apparent obsession with the Columbine High School massacre...
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