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Thunderdome 2015: Native Americans vs. coaches

“Thunderdome 2015” is The Colorado Independent's wrap-up series on the 2015 legislative season. For a series overview, check out “Thunderdome 2015: 120 days under the...

Waging peace, 150 years after the Sand Creek Massacre

I've traveled there to feel the cold bite of dawn, to pinch the soil where the blood ran, to whiff the acrid scent of burning sage offered by the Cheyenne who return each year to remember.

Utility, leery of EPA, eyes Wyoming’s first natural gas power plant...

Black Hills Power, a South Dakota utility with offices in Denver, filed papers Tuesday to shut down three aging coal-fired power plants in Wyoming and build a new natural gas-powered plant in Cheyenne – the first of its kind in the coal-dominated state.

Focus on the Family loses latest heavy-handed battle to ban gay...

Following Focus on the Family's ballot box success on the anti-gay marriage measure Proposition 8 in California, the multi-million dollar Christian publishing empire set it sights a bit closer to home — in Wyoming. But the famously fickle Equality State legislature rejected the "defense of marriage" measure floated by several Mormon lawmakers and backed by the newly-formed WyWatch Family Institute which is reportedly closely aligned with Focus and its affiliate the Colorado Family Institute.