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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...

Disability-rights advocate Carrie Ann Lucas, 1971-2019, a “bad-ass” to the end Friends, family honor...

In the wake of disability-rights advocate Carrie Ann Lucas’s death on Sunday, state lawmakers offer a moment of silence in her honor. Those who...

Pioneering disability rights attorney Carrie Ann Lucas dies

Editor's note: Carrie Ann Lucas, a nationally known disability rights attorney and mother of four, died today, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019. She was 47....

Telling the stories of the more than 1,200 kids killed by gun violence since...

A year ago today, a former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student in Parkland, Fla., entered the school and gunned down 14 students and...
Colorado residents unable to prove they are in the U.S. lawfully have been able to apply for special driver's licenses for almost five years. Appointments, already backfilled for months, may become harder to get this year. (Image of driver's license courtesy of Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles)

Colorado’s backlogged immigrant driver’s license program faces further cuts. Two Republican lawmakers want to...

In November, a Colorado Springs woman positioned herself at her computer, pulled up the state Division of Motor Vehicles site and waited. The first...
Susan Greene and Tina Griego

Susan Greene and Tina Griego on their partnership at The Indy The two Colorado...

Hello from the news desk of our women-run newsroom. By way of introduction, we are Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene and Managing Editor Tina...