Tag Archives: Politics

National parks endure rising visitation and less staff

National parks have been a centerpiece of America’s tourism culture since the late 19th century, after the colonialization and displacement of many of the Indigenous […]...

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June 3, 2018 Environment/Energy, High Country News, Just In, Politics, The Mix

In Colorado’s conservative corners, a push for gun control

On a brisk Saturday afternoon in late March, hundreds of protestors gathered in a grassy field at Lincoln Park in Grand Junction, Colorado, a conservative […]...

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April 25, 2018 Education, High Country News, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Littwin: As dawn breaks upon a new world, Trump thinks only of himself

If I read my Twitter feed correctly, the lesson that Americans should take from Brexit is not that the European project has been turned on […]...

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June 24, 2016 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Hickenlooper’s slinging his book just in time for the DNC

Gov. John Hickenlooper has been telling anyone who will listen for months that he has no interest in serving as Hillary Clinton’s vice-presidential pick. Can […]...

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May 24, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

How to be a Colorado campaign finance watchdog

Few organizations bust as many Colorado politicians for campaign-finance violations as Colorado Ethics Watch. These attorneys who make politicians tremble have decided to teach the public […]...

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March 17, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Candidates in GOP US Senate race agree to agree

DENVER — Eager to understand what sets candidates apart in the crowded field of GOP contenders vying to unseat U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet this year? […]...

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February 12, 2016 Uncategorized

Critics worry proposed bill would disenfranchise voters

A proposal to change the availability of voting centers across the state is splitting voting rights groups between those who favor saving money and those […]...

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February 9, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: What did Hillary Clinton say to Goldman Sachs?

Goldman Sachs It’s 2016 and Clinton still doesn’t know how to answer the question about the big-money speeches she gave to Goldman Sachs. Via Politico. Words count […]...

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February 4, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Keefe: 2016 is the year of the outsider

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September 30, 2015 Just In, Keefe, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix
Talk radio: Tancredo calls on governors to ‘confront’ the feds

Talk radio: Tancredo calls on governors to ‘confront’ the feds

  Tom Tancredo loves to talk. And as time is ticking toward the upcoming June 24th Republican primary election, he’s taking all the free talk […]...

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June 16, 2014 Uncategorized

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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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Denver’s education superintendent Tom Boasberg is stepping down after nearly a decade

Tom Boasberg, who has earned a national profile as Denver schools superintendent, is stepping down. Boasberg announced Tuesday he’s leaving his post after an unusually long […]

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