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Greene: In memory of High Country News’ Ed Marston

Colorado, the West, and western journalism have lost a treasure in Ed Marston. And I have lost a dear friend. The former longtime publisher...

Anti-government firebrand Charlie Duke dies at 73

There will likely never be another conservative firebrand like Charlie Duke at Colorado's Capitol. Duke, 73, died sometime last week in Shawnee, Oklahoma, according to his...

Becca Strelitz ‘lived all the way up’

The conservation community is mourning the loss of one of its most dynamic, passionate members. Becca Strelitz passed away last week following a motorcycle...

Elderly brother who gave voice to Ludlow victims died this morning:...

“Sometimes I’d wonder,” Frank Petrucci said last spring. "Sometimes I wonder why them and not me.” Petrucci died this morning. He spent much of his 95...

Bad old media: Time’s take on the King of Pop

Michael Jackson was an all-time great legendary performer. The rest of the story of his life, you could say, is less about him and more about the crazy celebrity-obsessed media of the era in which he lived, our era. And the too-clever exploitative opening of Time Magazine's obituary underlines the problem, and in that way at least, is sadly appropriate. Colorado Independent Friday readers, permit this digression, please.