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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

Suicide-prevention program in schools spreads hope, strength

At the end of the school year, Sierra Middle School in Parker hosted a parent-student community night in which guests traveled to different classrooms to learn about resiliency in the face of … more

Castle Rock Band gets ready to rock Independence Day

The Castle Rock Band will play a free concert to celebrate Independence Day at 7 p.m. on June 30 at the town bandstand in front of the Philip S. Miller Library (100 S. Wilcox St.). The All-American … more

Murals take daily life from dull to delightful

Local artist Chuck Parsons knows well how the metro area’s street art scene has grown and changed over the last more than 30 years, and well he should. He has been a part of it many times. … more

Starting a creative fire at Benchmark

Some of the most atmospheric stories ever told fall into the Gothic genre. Tales overflowing with darkness and character explorations that thrive on the eerie and supernatural. These stories had … more

Alfalfa's Market may come to Centennial

Amid a steady stream of closings for grocery and other big-box stores in the metro area, one vacant building not far from East County Line Road and Interstate 25 may rise from the ashes as an … more

Prison for man who attacked deputy with rifle

A Denver man was sentenced to 16 years in prison for attacking a Douglas County Sheriff's Office Deputy with an unloaded AR-15 rifle in Littleton last year. Deyon Rivas-Maestas, 26, pleaded guilty on … 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

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

Painters’ views of Littleton being displayed at Depot

On May 30 and June 1, readers may have observed assorted folks — wearing a straw or other hat — paintbrush in hand and a palette of bright paints at the ready, as they worked to capture a scene … more

Business-incubator founder accused of sexual assault

The Innovation Pavilion's CEO stepped down after a former employee filed a lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault and harassment of multiple employees of the business. Waqar “Vic” Ahmed, who also … 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

Redbarre plans groundbreaking but has no home

Parker remains “at or near the top of the list” of the possible new home of Redbarre, a movie and television media production company, according to a Redbarre spokesman. Redbarre originally … more

Q&A with Jason Crow, Democratic candidate for Congressional District 6

City or town of residence: I've lived in Stapleton (Denver neighborhood) since 2008 and in Aurora since 2017. Profession: I'm an attorney whose work focuses on legal compliance and regulatory issues … more

Q&A with Levi Tillemann, Democratic candidate for Congressional District 6

City or town of residence: I live in Aurora and grew up in northwest Denver. Profession: Clean-energy entrepreneur. Related elected-office or public-service experience: I served as President Obama's … more

Muster will be last for Littleton Fire Rescue

When Littleton's annual Fire Truck Parade & Muster rolls down Main Street at 9 a.m. on June 16, it will be the last parade where trucks that say "Littleton" on the side won't be antiques. The … more

Q&A with Justin Everett, Republican candidate for state treasurer

Area of residence: Columbine, for almost 40 years. Profession: Small business owner — my business has done everything from cash, financial and investment management to alternative-dispute … more

Q&A with Brian Watson, Republican candidate for state treasurer

City or town of residence: Denver Profession: Founder, chairman and CEO of Northstar Commercial Partners (real-estate investment company). Related elected-office or public-service experience: Former … more

Q&A with Dave Young, Democratic candidate for state treasurer

City or town of residence: Greeley; born and grew up in Colorado Springs. Profession: Retired middle-school math teacher in Greeley public schools, current state representative of House District 50. … more
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