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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...
Immigrant youth and their supporters rallied outside the Supreme Court of the United States on Nov. 12, 2019. Supreme Court Justices heard arguments on the legality of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows for temporary protection from deportation and permission to work and study in the U.S. for qualified young people. (Photo by Robin Bravender/States Newsroom)

Is DACA doomed? Supreme Court justices appear to side with Trump 'Regardless of the...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court appears unlikely to salvage an Obama-era program that has allowed hundreds of thousands of young, unauthorized immigrants known...
Alejandro Flores, a business owner and undocumented immigrant, speaks in favor of the DACA program on Nov. 8, 2019 in Denver. (Photo by Forest Wilson)

With critical Supreme Court hearing coming up, supporters rally for young immigrants The fate...

In advance of next week's U.S. Supreme Court hearing on the validity of an Obama-era program that protects certain young immigrants from deportation, state...
The National Immigration Forum, an immigrant rights group, honored Colorado GOP Sen. Cory Gardner with its Courage to Lead award on Nov. 7, 2019. Gardner was honored along with Democrat Sen. Dick Durbin. Both have supported bi-partisan immigration reform in past years. (Photo by Robin Bravender/The Newsroom)

Gardner talks immigration reform, but stays mum on controversial Trump policies A national immigrant...

WASHINGTON — Sen. Cory Gardner discussed immigration for about 30 minutes here on Thursday without mentioning President Donald Trump’s controversial policies on the issue.  The...

Colorado wilderness bill clears U.S. House, faces Trump veto threat All four U.S. House...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Thursday to approve legislation to preserve vast swaths of wilderness and recreation areas in Colorado.  Lawmakers voted 227-182, largely...
Scott Baldermann, Diana Romero Campbell, and Radhika Nath are seeking the District 1 seat on the Denver school board.

School board election: Who’s running and what’s at stake in Denver’s District 1 race

Denver voters face a choice this November that could change longstanding education policies and practices in the state’s largest district. Three Denver parents are running...
Denver Police Sgt. Brian Conover speaks with Dorian Phillips on Nov. 14, 2018, during a police sweep of a homeless encampment in Five Points. (Photo by Alex Burness for The Colorado Independent)

Guest Post: We can do better by repealing Denver’s camping ban

After hearings this week, a Denver County Court judge will decide whether the city's camping ban is unconstitutional. But what the evidence presented has...

School board election: Who’s running and what’s at stake in Denver’s District 5 race

In a part of Denver that has experienced rapid changes, voters face a choice that could shift long-standing education policies and practices in the...

School board election: Who’s running and what’s at stake in Denver’s at-large race

Three former Denver students are running for an at-large seat on a school board that will help shape how the Denver school district approaches...

Proposed changes to food assistance would cause tens of thousands of Coloradans to lose...

This summer, the Trump administration proposed a change to how families in need receive food assistance benefits. The change, which would make it harder...