Thank you to the loyal readers and supporters of The Colorado Independent (2013-2020). The Indy has merged with the new nonprofit Colorado News Collaborative (COLab) on a new mission to strengthen local news in Colorado. We hope you will join us!
A former poet in the schools, Hutchison said that great public school teachers fostered his love of poetry. As Colorado's Poet Laureate, he plans to empower teachers to integrate poetry in the classroom.