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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

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

Free Horizon Montessori receives new status

Next school year, the halls of an empty school building that once hosted Pleasant View Elementary will again be bustling with students. The Colorado Department of Education unanimously approved Free … more

Wheat Ridge student dead following attempted carjacking

A teenager who allegedly attempted to carjack someone south of Pine, Colorado, but was shot and killed, has been identified as Alexander James Burger, a 17-year-old Wheat Ridge High School student. … more

Summer food service offers meals to students in need

Jefferson County Schools’ Summer Food Service Program kicked off the summer with an event at Emory Elementary School in Lakewood featuring the program’s mobile bus as well as vendors including … more

Golden's kayak rodeo dives on in

A dozen participants — and about twice that many spectators — turned out for the first event of the 17th annual Golden Community Rodeo Series. Put on by Colorado Whitewater, the competitions take … 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

Proximity to trails key for mountain bike manufacturer

As Yeti Cycles is growing, the Golden-based mountain bike manufacturer has a vision. Recently, Yeti Cycles and The Neenan Company, a Fort Collins-based developer and design-build firm, announced … more

Stations offer breakfast burritos, more for Bike to Work Day

Bike to Work Day is fast approaching on June 27. the annual event is dedicated to get more people to experience and enjoy community by bicycle to work. Register to ride, for a chance at prizes … 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

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

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

Q&A with Bernard Douthit, Democratic candidate for state treasurer

City or town of residence: Denver; I have lived here for 22 years. Profession: I own a math-tutoring business and am a finance consultant for small- and medium-sized companies. Related elected-office … more

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

Colorado voters will choose would-be successors to Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper, who is limited after two terms, in the June 26 primary election. It's the first primary in which unaffiliated … more

Q&A with Phil Weiser, Democratic candidate for Colorado attorney general

City or town of residence: Denver, 19 1/2 years Profession: Lawyer Related elected-office or public-service experience: Dean of the University of Colorado Law School; senior adviser for technology … more

Q&A with Joe Salazar, Democratic candidate for Colorado attorney general

City or town of residence: I've lived in Thornton for 43 years (pretty much most of my life). Profession: Civil-rights attorney and state representative. Related elected-office or public-service … more
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