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Estranged in America

Lucia Gaspar was 14 years old when the thing that she and her family dreaded occurred. Lucia, her mother and two siblings were driving...

‘Bullies have won’ in the SCFD fight, say gagged arts leaders

Stop griping or your funding will be cut. That was the warning small arts and cultural groups gleaned from their funder, the Scientific and...

The growing influence of Hispanic voters in the West

This story first appeared on High Country News.  In the midst of the raucous and polarized presidential election, a quieter story has been at play...

Latino Dems blame Mike Coffman for Trump’s rise

  Democratic Latino leaders partially blame U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman for laying the ideological base for Donald Trump's "racist" platform. Coffman, who has endorsed Sen. Marco Rubio...

The weakening of Latino political power in Colorado

Ruben Valdez believes there’s a tsunami coming to Colorado – a tsunami of Hispanic lawmakers who’ll be part of the changing face of state...

Health coverage on the rise for hispanic kids in Colorado

The number of hispanic children covered by health insurance is on the rise in Colorado. But they are less likely to be covered than...

Democrats debunk spin around redistricting measure, saying the effort is decidedly...

  Democratic leaders are decrying the continued effort to push a statewide redistricting ballot measure that they say will break up minority voting blocks in...

Wiretap: Local communities can regulate guns

Local control We can regulate guns at the local level, too. Even the Supreme Court says so, if you don't count Clarence Thomas and Antonin...

Q&A: Dolores Huerta talks GOP debate, Latinos, immigration and organizing

  Dolores Huerta isn’t slowing down. The iconic Latina activist, now in her eighth decade, was in Denver and Boulder this week in advance of...

Wiretap: Obamacare’s solvable Latino problem

There was a slow Spanish-language launch, a sense that Hispanic concerns weren't being heard, a delay in the president making a direct appeal. But: All that can be remedied.