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GREENE: What, in all its secrecy, is Colorado’s justice system hiding? The Colorado Independent...

Colorado’s judicial branch has spent a year stonewalling The Independent’s quest for court records, and I’m proud that we have stepped up our fight. As...

Agricultural interests steer Colorado’s wildlife management

These days, any search for bighorn sheep in southwestern Colorado is an exercise in desperation. Bighorn hunters and advocates must train their eyes on...

Media Lawyer Will Petition SCOTUS to Hear Records Case

Longtime Colorado media lawyer Steve Zansberg, who has represented national news organizations in cases connected to the Aurora theater shooting, the Oklahoma City bombing...

Littwin: Thanks to body-cams we can now see the DPD story of cops, lies...

The clash between Indy editor Susan Greene and the Denver Police Department has predictably turned into a rout. The cops could bully, intimidate, handcuff, insult,...

After years of drought, Colorado water bosses face uncertainty

On June 1, a spark near the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gage Railroad ignited a flame in the Animas River gorge north of Durango....

The big questions on your November 2018 ballot in Colorado

From slavery to hemp to fixing our “damn roads,” Coloradans will face a kaleidoscope of questions on their November ballots. With the election more...

Front-line felons: Colorado prison inmates fight wildfires for $6 a day

The firefighters awaken by 4:30 a.m. The forest is dark, but even here, miles from the blaze, they can smell smoke. There are 20 on...

Greene: The fight for a free press gets real

I write in solidarity with hundreds of news outlets nationwide that are heeding a call by The Boston Globe to rally today for freedom...

Tate, Calderon among growing list eyeing bids to oust Hancock as Denver’s mayor

Michael Hancock will seek a third term as Denver's mayor next year. But growing misgivings about his leadership have prompted a prominent lawyer and...

Manny Salzman’s long, strange – and wondrous – trip

Editor's note: Manny Salzman died on Saturday, July 28. This tribute by his son, our friend Jason Salzman of bigmedia.org, caught our eye on Facebook....