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I-70 expansion contractor to reconsider plans for 24/7 construction through 2023

News that construction on the I-70 expansion through Denver could run 24/7 for the next 65 months drew prompt backlash from people concerned about additional […]...

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July 10, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

I-70 expansion contractor seeks Denver’s OK for construction 24 hours a day through 2023

The 10-mile, $1.2 billion expansion of I-70 through Denver promises to bring more disruption to the already heavily polluted, largely Latino and low-income neighborhoods through […]...

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July 6, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In

‘You have a gavel for a reason:’ Denver City Council rejects president’s talking time limits

Most of us have wanted to interrupt or cut off rambling co workers, but few of us have any control over how long they speak. […]...

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October 19, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Denver Council president seeks to curtail colleagues’ rambling

Either Denver City Council members blather too much, or someone’s trying to muzzle critics of Mayor Michael Hancock. Those are the takes on a proposed […]...

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September 22, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Hancock’s affordable housing plan met with doubts

Mayor Michael Hancock’s plan to support Denverites who are struggling with skyrocketing housing costs is receiving a decidedly mixed response from city council members. The […]...

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August 2, 2016 Housing, Housing crisis, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Developer boots homeless ‘crazy people’ to build trendy housing

Denver City Councilman Albus Brooks tried to broker a deal between homeless activists deadset on creating a tiny home village and a real estate developer […]...

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December 9, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Clash over DIY housing pits activists against city of Denver: Here’s what you need to know

Raided It was always going to get shut down. This weekend, a village of hand-built tiny homes sprung up at 2500 Lawrence St., a city-owned plot of […]...

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October 27, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, 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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