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Guest Post: Colorado’s halfway houses are a beacon of hope for many

For nearly 40 years, I’ve worked in the corrections industry having started as a parole officer and eventually retiring from the Department of Corrections...
Global warming climate change

Guest Post: Protecting our climate is a bridge issue — not a partisan wedge...

This is about our own lives and the future of everyone and everything we care about. When I was in Washington, DC in June I...
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...
Portrait of Jeanette Vizguerra, Sanctuary for All. (Photo courtesy of Dave Russell, Buffalo Heart Images)

Guest Post: Our moral imperative to stand up to GEO Group We make these...

Given the U.S government’s increasing criminal disregard for the human rights of immigrants, we the members of Sanctuary for All Colorado applaud the congressional...
Columbine High School building in Littleton, Colorado on July 15, 2019. Debate is underway about whether the building should be demolished and rebuilt to stop unwanted trourists eager to see the site of the April 1999 mass shooting.(Austin Fleskes for The Colorado Independent)

Guest Post: Is it time to rebuild Columbine?

I was horrified by the events of April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School. I’ve followed the school’s progress and incredible community ever since...
Armando Peniche Rosales

Guest Post: A DACA librarian is not a threat to America

I’ve always loved libraries. When my parents first brought me to Denver from southern Mexico when I was nine years old, the city’s libraries...
One Nation, Two Realities: Dueling Facts in American Democracy

Fact-checking can’t do much when people’s “dueling facts” are driven by values instead of...

The Mueller report was supposed to settle, once and for all, the controversy over whether the Trump team colluded with Russians or obstructed justice. Clearly, it...

Guest Post: Trump is trying to kill the legislation that saved my life

When I was healthy, I had the freedom to live anywhere in the country. And so I did. Today, my cancer diagnosis means my...
Bull Elk in Beaver Point, Estes Park, Colorado.

Guest Post: Coloradans cherish their public lands. Don’t let Trump’s ‘energy dominance’ plan...

Two years ago this week, the Department of the Interior rolled out a doctrine that may inflict extensive, long-lasting harm to wildlife on our...
Donald Trump denies climate change and risks national security

Guest Post: Trump threatens national security by denying climate change Meanwhile, the US military...

Late last week, the White House took aim at a central and established tenet of national security: the threats posed by climate change. Our military and...