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In-depth profiles: Learn more about the candidates for Colorado governor

Click on the links below for in-depth profiles of the candidates for governor published by The Colorado Independent. Mike … more

Colorado politicians react to family separations at border

Images of children in large cages created by chain-link metal fencing and a former Walmart-turned-migrant shelter near the U.S. border with Mexico have turned attention to the Trump administration's … more

Pension crisis fueling unrest among teachers in Colorado

The loudest rallying cries from Colorado teachers protesting for more education dollars were about dwindling paychecks that are steadily losing ground to the state's rising cost of living. Teachers … more

Fireworks efforts aimed at lowering the boom

Thornton Police and Fire Departments hope their latest July 4 promotions become the must-have lawn decorations across the city. The red, white and blue signs simply remind residents that all … more

Rocky Flats: The refuge with a radioactive past

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service believes that wildlife refuges ensure that future generations will always have an outdoor place to enjoy nature. But some people won’t set foot on Rocky Flats … more

Compulsive video-game playing deemed a mental health problem

For video game addicts, it might soon be “game over.” In its latest revision to a disease classification manual, the World Health Organization said June 18 that compulsively playing video games … more

Child dead, three injured in suspected road rage shooting

Westminster Police have arrested and charged a 23-year-old Colorado Springs man in the shooting of a man, a mother and her two sons outside of an 80th Avenue dentist office June 14. One of the … more

Denver Comic Con brings community to collectors and fans

Downtown Denver is almost always a busy place, but it’s only during the weekend of Denver Comic Con that one will see Superman, a storm trooper and Harry Potter crossing the busy 16th Street Mall. … more

Mayors band together to seek pot-law reform

Mayors from six U.S. cities in states with legal marijuana said they have formed a coalition to push for federal marijuana policy reform just days after President Donald Trump expressed support for … more

Oil, gas group warns drilling bans in Colorado could cost taxpayers

An oil and gas advocacy group said that Colorado has billions of dollars' worth of petroleum still in the ground and warned that taxpayers could face huge compensation claims if voters ban drilling. … more

Coffman touts homeless veterans' children bill

Behind the challenges homeless veterans face stands a less visible problem: the children experiencing homelessness with them. “The truth is, if we're not taking care of their families, we're not … more

Doggon good to have unconditional comfort and love

The Conley sisters, M’kaela, 9; Alyza, 7; and Elliana, 3; will sometimes play pirates in the backyard of their Fort Collins home. Their dog Nyqo will play the role of the guardian of the ship — … more

Primary 2018: Q&As with candidates for attorney general of Colorado

Both Republicans and Democrats have a choice to make on this year's primary ballot regarding which candidate they would like to see on the general ballot this November. MORE: To see candidates for … more

Primary 2018: Q&As with candidates for treasurer of Colorado

Both Republicans and Democrats have a choice to make on this year's primary ballot regarding which candidate they would like to see on the general ballot this November. Below are links to … more

Finding a place in the national debate

On a table in south Lakewood’s Masterpiece Cakeshop there’s a guest book filled with signatures supporting and praising owner and baker Jack Phillips for standing up for his religious … more

Road-rage shooting points to worsening situation

While Parker police continue searching for the man who shot and wounded another man in a suspected road-rage incident May 23, the issue of aggressive driving in the metro area has resurfaced in a … more

Legal experts weigh in on Supreme Court bakery ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case was decided in favor of Lakewood baker Jack Phillips by a larger margin than many people expected. There’s a reason for that, … more

Where does the religious freedom vs. anti-discrimination discussion go from here?

A case like Masterpiece vs. Colorado Civil Rights Commission is just one in a nationwide debate about the intersection of equality and freedom of speech and religion. As such, many organizations and … more

Big herd of little goats eats its way around Standley Lake

The way Harmony Davies sees it, the fields and plains where much of Westminster and Standley Lake now sit were once full of bison, elk and their heavy-hooved ilk. “Their hooves dug up the dirt and … more

Project aims to connect University of Denver, community

The University of Denver has announced a large-scale development plan that will change the landscape of the campus with the addition of more retail and dining outlets. The school unveiled the Denver … more
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