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Dawn Howard with the Colorado Cross Disability Coalition prepares to speak on behalf of the East Colfax Community Collective at an apartment complex in the East Colfax neighborhood on Nov. 21, 2019.The collective wants to ensure that city plans for east Denver do not trigger gentrification and displacement. (Photo by Forest Wilson)

Denver community group wants better protections against displacement Within a development plan in the...

A group set on ensuring that the wave of gentrification that has swept through many parts of Denver doesn’t engulf their communities, too, urged...

Parked: Fort Collins considers reforms to preserve 30 mobile home parks and improve conditions...

Fort Collins leaders are taking advantage of a reshuffled city council lineup to dust off proposed mobile home park reforms that have long failed...

Parked: “Priced out of our hometown,” rising lot rents squeezing out mobile-home park residents...

Durango resident Dave Bray has lived in the mobile-home park on Animas View Drive for more than 30 years, but in the next year...

Parked: Colorado towns are taking action to preserve their remaining mobile-home parks Cities, counties...

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Jeff Morehead’s cat slips through the small, square door carved into his wooden fence, a gateway from Morehead’s mobile home lot...
Oil and gas land managment must accommodate wildlife and growth

Guest Post: Finding accommodation among wildlife, growth, and oil and gas leasing

Last month, Gov. Jared Polis issued an executive order that directs state agencies to prioritize protections for big game migratory corridors and winter ranges....
Denver Police Sgt. Brian Conover speaks with Dorian Phillips on Nov. 14, 2018, during a police sweep of a homeless encampment in Five Points. (Photo by Alex Burness for The Colorado Independent)

Guest Post: Boosterism never boosts the homeless

We used to have a skid row in Denver. It was in the 1400 block of Larimer. There were always derelict-looking men hanging around...
Prairie Dog. Photo by Sharon Drummond via Flickr: Creative Commons

Guest Post: Prairie dogs are not pests

They’re easy to miss when you’re driving by. Tiny, sandy bodies blend in perfectly with the light dirt in which they make their homes....

Rename Stapleton? Backers say it’s time to dump ‘symbol of hate’ Community will...

Updated Monday, Aug. 19, 2019:  In preliminary results, Stapleton property owners have turned down a referendum to change the neighborhood's name, 65% to 35%,...
Volunteers partnered with Larimer County Natural Resources Department to help open up a wildlife corridor in Red Mountain Open Space. (Photo by Colorado State Forest Service via Flickr: Creative Commons)

Guest Post: Colorado should build a wall – of nature

If you think it’s bad now, the worst is still to come. In a news report two weeks ago, the Colorado state demographer stated...
Gross Dam in Boulder County (Photo by David Herrold via Flickr: Creative Commons)

Guest Post: NIMBYs are Earth Warriors

Last weekend I stood in the back yard of a mountain house overlooking the massive proposed expansion of Gross Dam in western Boulder County....
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