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Tag Archives: El Paso County

ACLU gets ‘class action’ status in ICE lawsuit against El Paso County sheriff

A lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado challenging the way the El Paso County Sheriff works with federal immigration officials and people […]...

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May 1, 2018 Criminal Justice, Immigration, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs

CO Supreme Court denies El Paso sheriff’s appeal in ICE detainer case

The Colorado Supreme Court has denied the El Paso County Sheriff’s appeal of an order demanding that he stop detaining inmates for immigration authorities. Sheriff […]...

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April 12, 2018 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

El Paso County sheriff vows to fight judge’s order blocking him from holding inmates for ICE

A sheriff in Colorado is pledging to fight a judge’s recent order that stops him from holding individuals beyond their release dates for immigration officers. […]...

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March 26, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

ACLU suit accuses El Paso County sheriff of illegally detaining prisoners for ICE

The ACLU of Colorado on Tuesday filed a class action lawsuit against El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder, accusing him of illegally detaining prisoners at […]...

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February 27, 2018 Criminal Justice, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

As GOP El Paso County Commissioners redraw their own district lines today, progressive activists have a message: We’re watching

UPDATE: Members of the El Paso County Commission are set to vote on the new district lines today Democrats in Colorado’s heaviest Republican county are […]...

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June 29, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Bernie backer Electra Johnson elected new Democratic Party chair in El Paso County

COLORADO SPRINGS — El Paso County Democrats, who live in one of the most heavily Republican parts of Colorado, have elected Electra Johnson as their new leader. […]...

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February 4, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Bernie Sanders to rally in Colorado Springs for Hillary Clinton

  Bernie Sanders plans to campaign in Colorado Springs on Saturday to rally support for Hillary Clinton. “At an afternoon Get Out the Vote rally in Colorado […]...

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November 2, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

In Colorado’s Trump country, a Bernie revolutionary runs a real campaign

  MANITOU SPRINGS — On Saturday, among a horde of ghouls and zombies on the main drag for this small mountain town’s annual coffin races, was […]...

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October 31, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Did Darryl Glenn’s convention speech shift the US Senate race?

  COLORADO SPRINGS — Not long after giving the most well-received speech at today’s GOP state convention, El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn was mobbed by […]...

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April 9, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Bernie Sanders ‘political revolution’ jolts Colorado Springs

  COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Democrats who believe in Bernie Sanders risked leaving their cars stuck in unplowed snow for the night as they packed into a […]...

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February 4, 2016 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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