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Natalia Marshall and Michael Marshall

The impact The Colorado Independent made for my family

Dear Colorado Independent readers,  My name is Natalia Marshall. I am the niece of Michael Marshall, who was killed three years ago by Sheriff’s deputies at the...

Journalism that helps put the “justice” in our justice system

Dear Indy community, Fairness. Honesty. Thoughtfulness. Courage. As a pro-bono civil rights attorney and professor of law, these are the values I try to bring to the...
Mike Littwin

Why we let you steal our content

Dear readers, We’re a little different here at The Indy. OK, maybe a lot different. It’s not just that we’re so old school that we offer...
Mike Keefe

Why I cartoon for The Colorado Independent

Dear readers, Before Susan Greene asked me to contribute editorial cartoons to The Colorado Independent in 2014, I had spent more than three decades as a member...
Rachel and Forest

What we learn with your support

Dear readers, As interns for The Colorado Independent this fall, we have a unique window into what the publication is all about. Forest Wilson, a journalism and political...
The Colorado Independent team (Photo by Evan Semón)

Show some love for public-interest journalism

Dear readers, These people make Colorado better. Colorado Independent reporters Alex Burness, Lars Gesing and Corey Hutchins do so by showing up, day after day, to ask...
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