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Former GOP Congressman Mark Kennedy speaks at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus on May 2, 2019, the day the board of regents named him as the system's new president. The announcement that Kennedy was the sole finalist for the $850,000-a-year job was met with unprecedented protest and concern that politics, not merit drove the process. (Photo by Susan Greene)

CU regents passed over more experienced and prominent applicants when picking Kennedy as president...

The University of Colorado’s elected board of regents passed over applicants with more experience running universities and more distinguished careers when it hired conservative former...
Silver Creek Elementary, in Thornton. Oil and gas operations are 350 feet away from the playground. (Photo by Ted Wood/The Story Group.)

FRACTURED: Roughneck politics

Editor’s note: Daniel Glick and Ted Wood of The Story Group, along with Kelsey Ray of The Colorado Independent, have been reporting on oil...
Former Rangely Police Lt. Roy Kinney at his kitchen table, breaking months of silence about the man he killed and job he lost in a December 2018 shooting. (Photo by Susan Greene)

Through the Cracks: A stranger, a police shooting, and a rural town’s silence (Part...

Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part collaboration between The Colorado Independent and The Rio Blanco Herald Times. We posted the first part, linked...
Photo of smoggy downtown Denver skyline via the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Air Pollution Control Division, Technical Services Program, Wednesday, March 6, 2019.

Colorado’s vaunted oil and gas rules are flawed and inadequately enforced Air quality continues...

Colorado’s much-touted regulations on emissions from oil and gas operations have not kept pace with explosive growth in oil and gas activity, resulting in...

When Colorado cops police themselves, the public can be left in the dark A...

Editor's note: This bill passed the state House and Senate and, as of March 28, just needs the governor's signature to become law. When...
Denver Post reporter Alex Burness shows welts left after police fired foam pellets into a crowd of protesters on May 31, 2020. Burness was struck four times. (Photo courtesy of Shelly Bradbury)

Greene: Denver Police agreed to First Amendment training. It still hasn’t happened.

A pair of Denver officers taught me a few things in the summer of 2018. #1: That a woman ought to “Act like a lady”...
Photo of Sammie Lawrence IV by Susan Pfretzschner

Guest Post: Boulder, we have a problem

Sammie Lawrence IV is a soft-spoken young man with a head of curls and a heart for justice. He saw some friends having a...

Colorado health officials want better monitoring and cleanup of toxic PFAS chemicals in state’s...

In the summer of 2018, Lucy Molina, a 45-year-old mother of two who lives in Commerce City near the Suncor oil refinery, said a...
Protesters with arms raised in front of a line of police near Colfax Ave. in Denver on May 31, 2020.

Guest Post: Militarized police force sends wrong message to protesters and police alike

The protests in downtown Denver come from a place of fear, anger, and distrust. The narrative during the first four days of protests seemed...

Video: Denver district attorney justifies another killer cop

Denver's District Attorney Mitch Morrissey will not prosecute Michael Traudt, the police officer who gunned down Paul Castaway, a Native American man holding a...
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