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Greta Thunberg speaks to the crowd at the Climate Strike rally at Civic Center Park on Oct. 11, 2019. (Photo by Evan Semón)

Greta Thunberg rallies in Denver with young Colorado activists The Swedish climate activist joined...

Climate activist Greta Thunberg joined hundreds of young and old Coloradans as they descended on Civic Center Park on Friday in a rally for...
Sen. Michael Bennet speaks at the Westin Downtown Denver in November 2018. (Photograph by Evan Semón for The Colorado Independent)

Why is Michael Bennet still running for president?

WASHINGTON – In the field of Democratic presidential candidates in 1992, a relatively unknown, centrist governor from Arkansas wasn’t the obvious frontrunner.  New York Magazine...
Under the new MOU with Broomfield, Extraction would abandon the Lowell Pad, pictured here, and put in a new 19-well site named Livingston just southwest of Lowell, between Wildgrass and Anthem developments. (Ted Wood/The Story Group)

Colorado residents ask district court to halt oil and gas drilling until new regulations...

A group of frustrated Broomfield residents is asking the state court to halt oil and gas drilling in Colorado until state regulators update their...
The now operating wells at Crestone's Pratt site flank neighborhoods and the CO national Golf Course. (Photo by Ted Wood/The Story Group)

In Front Range region suffering from poor air quality, oil and gas drilling hasn’t...

In September, Gov. Jared Polis signed an executive order aimed at improving air quality in Colorado’s northern Front Range, a region that is still...

Littwin: Here’s how to look at the impeachment inquiry – as a do-over that...

The House impeachment inquiry has just begun, and it feels like we already know enough to vote to impeach. But here’s one thing everyone...

Ask the Indy: In Colorado, how culpable are cows for climate change? Livestock is...

In response to a story The Colorado Independent wrote about proposed oil and gas air emissions regulations, reader Nancy McDonald asked if we have...

New Colorado health care survey shows growing concern over affordability and treatment Nearly 1...

Newly released findings from a wide-ranging survey of health needs among Coloradans show that the percentage of those without insurance has remained flat, but...
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 24: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to the media at the Capitol Building September 24, 2019 in Washington, DC. Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry today after allegations that President Donald Trump sought to pressure the president of Ukraine to investigate leading Democratic presidential contender, former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, which was the subject of a reported whistle-blower complaint that the Trump administration has withheld from Congress. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Littwin: It was Pelosi who took the stage to make the call, but only...

It wasn’t the Russia affair that caught Trump in its web. It was Ukraine. It wasn’t Mueller or Comey as the antagonist. It was an...

Altercation between Denver parent, bus driver emblematic of bigger issues, activists say

Denver police and school district officials are investigating an altercation between a black parent and a bus driver, apparently white, that community activists say...

How Bureau of Land Management employees really feel about moving West Leaked audio from...

When it comes to the relocation of the Bureau of Land Management’s headquarters, acting Director William Perry Pendley, a self-proclaimed “sagebrush rebel,” is just...