The Denver Post’s politics desk implodes. Three of its team will write for The Sun.

Within the span of about a week, The Denver Post’s state and federal politics team crumbled as three reporters and an editor quit. That’s after Statehouse reporter Brian […]...

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July 20, 2018 All stories, Just In, Media, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

What we know so far about Denver’s commitment to 100% renewable electricity by 2030

Denver has now become the 10th, and largest, Colorado municipality to commit to 100 percent of its electricity being powered by renewable energy. Mayor Michael […]...

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July 17, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

The middle class is shrinking in Colorado

Coloradans are under too much financial pressure to achieve a middle-class lifestyle, even with what are considered middle-class earnings, according to a study released this […]...

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July 13, 2018 Housing, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Attention all womenfolk!

What are you steamed about? The heat? The traffic? The primary election results? Our mess of an immigration  policy? The Supreme Court nomination? The handcuffing […]...

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July 12, 2018 All stories, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado 2018 election: Where Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton stand on education

What do the candidates for governor of Colorado think about school funding and school choice? How would they address the achievement gap? And what educational […]...

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July 11, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Denver police open internal investigation into detaining of Colorado Independent editor

The Denver Police Department says it has opened an internal investigation into an incident in which The Colorado Independent’s Editor Susan Greene was handcuffed and […]...

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July 6, 2018 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Mayor taps Westside commander Paul Pazen as Denver’s next police chief

Paul Pazen, a Denver native and career-long officer nicknamed “Smiley” because of his cheery attitude, will be the city’s next chief of police. Mayor Michael […]...

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June 28, 2018 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

It’s a squeaker! Democratic Attorney General’s race shows Weiser slightly ahead of Salazar

More than 24 hours after polls closed and as the last ballots are being counted, University of Colorado law professor Phil Weiser maintains a lead […]...

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June 27, 2018 All stories, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]...

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June 22, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Trail Marker: In Colorado, hundreds of thousands already voted. And hundreds of unaffiliated votes won’t count.

Across Colorado, voters are voting. Ballots have been open on kitchen tables for more than a week— with less than a week to go— and […]...

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June 20, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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