Tag Archives: Colorado

Think it’s hot now in Colorado? Just wait.

Colorado’s scorching summer of 2018 may signal a new normal. Best-case scenarios show 100-degree days becoming seven times more common in coming decades, while worst-case […]...

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July 18, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

State of the City: As many are shunted to margins of Denver’s boom, Mayor Michael Hancock says city can work for all

Mayor Michael Hancock spoke optimistically of a Denver at a crossroads during his State of the City address Monday morning. One hundred years ago, he […]...

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July 16, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Keefe: It’s a dry kind of heat


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July 6, 2018 All stories, Keefe, The Mix

Jared Polis taps former Broomfield Rep. Dianne Primavera as running mate

Jared Polis has chosen as his gubernatorial running mate Dianne Primavera, former Broomfield state legislator and current CEO of Susan G. Komen Colorado. The Twitter […]...

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July 2, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics

Trump cuts Supreme Court contenders to ‘about five.’ Is Colorado’s Eid still on the list?

After Anthony Scalia died unexpectedly in 2016, and after Republicans successfully thwarted Barack Obama’s nominee for the seat, Donald Trump tapped Neil Gorsuch, a conservative […]...

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June 30, 2018 Just In, The Mix

Tuesday’s primaries brought some good news for Colorado progressives. Just not as much as they wanted.

As of Wednesday morning, for the first time in her adult life, Vanessa Quintana is no longer a Democrat. The 27-year-old Denver activist registered as […]...

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June 29, 2018 Just In, Politics

ICE says it’s “in the planning mode” to reunite 50 parents in Colorado detention facility who were separated from their children at the border

A spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said that the agency is “in the planning mode” for reunification of the 50 parents separated from […]...

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June 23, 2018 Immigration, Just In, The Mix

Littwin’s Official Unofficial #CO2018 governor’s race rankings, Week 13

We believe in honesty here at the Littwin gov panel headquarters. So, as we present our final pre-primary rankings, we readily concede that the panel’s […]...

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June 22, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix

Held in ICE facility in Colorado, immigrant mothers share stories of separation from their sons

One mother separated from her son said the two had to spend his sixth birthday apart, and that when he asked by phone why he […]...

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June 20, 2018 Immigration, Just In

Cash dropped so far in Colorado’s governor race blows away 2010 and 2014 spending records – combined

With one week to go until the primary, spending in Colorado’s 2018 governor’s race has shattered records – even for spending in general elections in […]...

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June 19, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Campaign Finance, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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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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