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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 …

ICE detainee in viral video faces sixth deportation

A man arrested by ICE agents as he was being released from the Arapahoe County Detention Center in Centennial in a now-viral video was initially jailed for failure to appear on a years-old traffic …

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 …

Hundreds of unaffiliated voters in Arapahoe County have voted incorrectly in primary

The Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder's Office, which oversees elections in the county, reminded unaffiliated voters that they may vote and return only one ballot for the June 26 primary election. …

Brothers had thousands of child-pornography files, officer says

On a large-screen TV, images of children engaged in sexual acts with children and adults cycled on a screensaver in a bedroom in Englewood, according to Englewood police. That's what led officers to …
Education

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 …

As state cuts back, college student costs soar in Colorado

In 2000, Colorado taxpayers footed 68 percent of the costs of a college degree, with students chipping in about one-third. Two decades and two recessions later, that ratio has nearly flipped as state …

A fond farewell at Cherrelyn Elementary

In keeping with theme “Aloha to Cherrelyn Elementary School,” visitors were greeted with leis, bright-colored attire and decorations on May 18 at a farewell gathering for the Englewood school …

Spring Fling is last at current Bishop Elementary

A number of new activities including a dunk tank, ice vendor and free hot dogs took over the east playground at Englewood's Bishop Elementary School during the Spring Fling on May 21. “The Spring …

Englewood grads start 'whole new life'

The class of 2018 wasn't one for a casual send-off at Englewood High School. Instead, students gave poignant and introspective looks at their journey ahead as high school graduates at the May 19 …
Business
Southwest Denver

Colorado Heights gets new potential buyer

The storied history of the former Colorado Heights University campus has caught a lifeline again after a local developer struck a deal to purchase the property, an iconic site perched atop southwest …

Southwest Plaza evolves with 'experiential' attractions

The indoor malls of yesteryear that once played host to department stores and shoe stores, with food courts and dark corridors, are largely gone. In their place have arisen mixed-use outdoor …

'Tasting rooms' plan for pot shops vetoed by governor

Colorado's governor has vetoed a bill to allow marijuana retailers to set up “tasting rooms,” dashing hopes that the state would be the first to adopt a system letting consumers use marijuana …

Littleton tea room offers a European getaway

Natasha du Coco wants her new tea room in downtown Littleton to be a place where people can get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. A place where customers aren’t checking their email or …

Faith

Supreme Court rules on side of Lakewood baker

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Lakewood’s Masterpiece Cakeshop in a case that LGBTQ advocates and religious freedom advocates alike have been eyeing closely. Masterpiece owner Jack …
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