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A national group that backs Democratic women candidates endorsed state Rep. Brittany Pettersen in Colorado’s 7th Congressional District race on Thursday.
A national Democratic fundraising group that backs women running for office endorsed Colorado gubernatorial candidate Cary Kennedy on Wednesday. “Colorado has a long history of strong women’s leadership, but has never before elected a woman as governor,” said EMILY’s List President Stephanie Schriock in a statement. “Cary will not only break through that glass ceiling […]
Zainab Nader left Iraq for Denver as a refugee just four months ago. She smiles big, ear-to-ear, with an infectious laugh when she talks about her short time in Colorado and reuniting with her brothers who left Iraq for Denver eight years before her. “I’m happy when I see my brothers,” she said, pushing out […]
… At least, compared with some other cities around the West. That’s according to the global water/resources news service Circle of Blue, brought to our attention by way of a report this week from High Country News in picturesque Paonia. As noted in the News’s report, a survey by Circle of Blue on water use was […]
Denver District Attorney Beth McCann on Monday cancelled a tour of the Denver Police Crime Lab scheduled later this week for members of a fundraising group tied to the Denver Democratic Party after a conservative organization raised a fuss.
The world’s largest Catholic fraternal organization is coming out swinging against a bill sponsored by state Rep. Joe Salazar to cancel Columbus Day as a state holiday in Colorado. The Knights of Columbus — named in honor of explorer Christopher Columbus — is opposing House Bill 1327, saying the legislation is based on “fake history” […]
The May Day labor-rights demonstration at the Capitol in Denver was a modest, peaceful affair that brought out roughly 50 socialists, anarchists and Occupy movement members, some of whom wore black masks and waved red flags in solidarity with anti-capitalist or anti-worker, anti-immigrant labor abuse they said was on the uptick in the United States […]