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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...
Colorado Capitol early on May 10, 2018 after adjournment. Lawmakers in 2020 will debate bail reforms. (Photo by John Herrick)

Colorado lawmakers want fewer people awaiting trial in jail Despite last year's bail reforms,...

Lawmakers this legislative session will debate bail reforms to ensure fewer people accused of committing a crime have to wait in jail before they...

Benzene spike detected near Greeley elementary school Levels of benzene, a known carcinogen, exceeded...

State health officials said Monday concentrations of benzene exceeding federal health-based guidelines were recorded near Greeley’s Bella Romero Academy, a majority Latino school in...

Gun reform talks under way at the state Capitol Passage of gun bills in...

Rep. Tom Sullivan, a Democrat from Centennial, has a long list of gun reforms he hopes to see become law.  He wants to require gun...
Colorado Rep. Ken Buck in March 2016. (Photo by Doug Wray via Flickr: Creative Commons)

Rep. Buck appears to have skipped impeachment depositions as he assailed closed-door proceedings

WASHINGTON — Congressman Ken Buck has railed against the closed-door impeachment proceedings led by U.S. House Democrats in recent months. The process is “occurring...
Warning sign posted at contaminated Superfund site. (Photo via EPA.gov)

Report: Colorado’s Superfund sites among those threatened by climate change Five of 20 sites...

WASHINGTON — Five of the most contaminated sites in Colorado are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, according to a new report from...

Hickenlooper is pitching his climate credentials on the Senate trail. It’s a tough sell....

On a cloudy afternoon in October, John Hickenlooper was standing on the sidewalk outside the Broadway Market in Denver. A woman asked to take...
The last time Colorado was home to gray wolves was in the 1940s. Supporters of reintroducing the endangered species to Colorado are busy gathering signatures to put a measure on next November's ballot. (Public domain photo from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via Flickr: Creative Commons)

What you need to know about a ballot effort to bring wolves back to...

Over the next month, an army of volunteers will continue fanning across the state making sure they’ve gathered enough signatures to put a much-debated...
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 15: Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch returns for additional questioning after a break while testifying before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill November 15, 2019 in Washington, DC. In the second impeachment hearing held by the committee, House Democrats continue to build a case against U.S. President Donald Trump’s efforts to link U.S. military aid for Ukraine to the nation’s investigation of his political rivals. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Littwin: Trump bullies his way into a surprise appearance at the impeachment hearing

Donald Trump stole the impeachment show Friday, which was, in any case, less about impeachable offenses than it was about the level of presidential...
Kamyar Samimi was 64-years-old when he died, shortly after being detained in the GEO Group immigration detention facility in Aurora. (Photo from an ACLU of Colorado report.)

ACLU sues GEO Group and doctor for wrongful death of immigrant detainee in Aurora...

The ACLU of Colorado sued the GEO Group today for what it alleges was the wrongful death of a Thornton man at the private...