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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 …
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, …
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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 …

Life

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. …

Sports
Raw Mustang QBs test passing skills at Broncos tourny
Summer is baseball season but high school football teams take part in events to prepare for the fall as Mountain Range did when the … Read More
Broncos haven't given up on Paxton Lynch
Denver Broncos fans have pretty much given up on Paxton Lynch. No longer do they fill the airwaves and social media posts with debates … Read More
CHSAA leader brings her role into public view
Rhonda Blanford-Green, the former Aurora Central and University of Nebraska track standout, took over as the Colorado High School … Read More
Manning visits as Broncos install simplified offense
A day after teeing it up with Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning stopped by the Denver Broncos' on-field workout to check things out. By the … Read More
Five-day state baseball tourneys left big impressions
After five days of scrutinizing the state baseball tournaments at All-City Field, I have a few observations. The facility is one of … Read More
Elephant Rock rides again
An event-filled weekend in Castle Rock ended with one of the town's most iconic summer events welcoming Coloradans to the cycling … Read More
Voices

And they're off! Caucuses mean campaign 2018 is underway

Did you hear the starting gun or the bell rung on Tuesday evening, March 6th? It was heard by many dedicated believers in both major political parties with caucus meetings held in homes, public …

Editorial Cartoon for June 21, 2018

From park and ride, Hotel Row has been long-term goal

The grand opening of the new Hyatt Place Hotel, right next door to the full-service Marriott Hotel, on June 7 marked the “completion of the journey” so to speak. It was the culminating …
Quiet Desperation

If you try to be cool, you’re getting colder

Whenever I am facing something I am unable to resolve on my own, I ask, “What would Lincoln do?” Abraham Lincoln is my guidepost, my lighthouse, my lodestar. “The Springfield Redbird” is what …
Winning Words

The customer is not always right, but still is always the customer

There is a very common saying in business, “The customer is always right.” It may be very common, but it is not always true. What is true is this, “The customer is not always right, but the …
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