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Nonprofits funnel millions of dark-money dollars into Colorado politics Three groups have plowed $8.6...

Of the 2018 election cycle’s top 10 political donors, at least three are legally capable of bringing dark money into Colorado elections. Because they are...

Take our voter guide for a spin

Dear readers, Ballots start going out Monday for the Nov. 6 mid-term elections and we want you to know about the work we at The...

In Colorado’s high-poverty schools, many teachers are just starting their careers

This story is part of a partnership between Chalkbeat and the nonprofit investigative news organization ProPublica. Using federal data from Miseducation, an interactive database built by...
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News Poetry: Food Chain

On your sofa, a visitor— call it puma, mountain lion, or panther, it is not the fine mouser you left there curled on your couch. That cat has been...
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Five ways a proposed immigration rule could impact Colorado students and schools

Advocates for immigrant families fear that a proposed federal rule governing green card decisions could lead to more children going hungry and losing housing...

Citizens put renewable energy on this year’s ballots Across several states, voter-driven initiatives rein...

The fossil fuel-friendly Trump administration has been busy rolling back environmental regulations and opening millions of acres of public land to oil and gas...

She was principal at a struggling Denver charter. Now she teaches at the school...

Her preschoolers had just finished breakfast, and teacher Mary Ann Mahoney was stooped over a low sink, scooping soggy cereal out of the drain...

9/26/18 – Local News Startups: A Changing Journalism Ecosystem Denver Startup Week

Event link Who's watching out for Denver? The journalism scene here is changing rapidly, and representatives from three independent, digital-only newsrooms will discuss trust, the...

Colorado Media Project Community Report Out

What will the future of local news look like, and what can we do to help ensure that more Coloradans have access to the...

TONIGHT: Six by Ten: Stories from Solitary Book Launch

Join editors Taylor Pendergrass and Mateo Hoke in conversation with The Colorado Independent about Six by Ten: Stories from Solitary, their new book with...