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Tag Archives: Denver

What we know so far about Denver’s commitment to 100% renewable electricity by 2030

Denver has now become the 10th, and largest, Colorado municipality to commit to 100 percent of its electricity being powered by renewable energy. Mayor Michael […]...

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July 17, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

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

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

Denver City Council rejects ethics board’s advice, OKs new rules on pricey plane tickets and other city gifts for officials

The Denver City Council, against the advice of ethics watchdogs, has adopted new rules that will allow council members and the mayor to continue receiving […]...

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July 9, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Littwin: The dangers cops face every day do not include a reporter wielding an iPhone

As you may have heard, Indy editor Susan Greene was handcuffed and detained by two Denver cops Thursday in front of the state Capitol for […]...

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July 7, 2018 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns

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

Mayor taps Westside commander Paul Pazen as Denver’s next police chief

Paul Pazen, a Denver native and career-long officer nicknamed “Smiley” because of his cheery attitude, will be the city’s next chief of police. Mayor Michael […]...

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June 28, 2018 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

New data collection program will test bias in Denver policing

In an effort to better understand and address complaints of biased policing in Denver, officers in the northeast part of the city will begin recording […]...

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June 13, 2018 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In

Colorado was never ranked 46th for teacher pay. Does this change the debate?

As a rallying cry, “We’re 30th in the nation for teacher pay!” doesn’t quite inspire outrage. But that is, in fact, where Colorado ranked in […]...

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May 2, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, The Mix

A heated debate over the desire for a traditional high school in far northeast Denver boils over

A community conversation in far northeast Denver started as an effort to ask residents what they want in their schools. It has boiled over into […]...

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April 3, 2018 Education, Just In, The Beats, 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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