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Tales from the swamp

Even as Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) were introducing the Green New Deal with hopes of directly engaging the...

New law will help some caught in student debt crisis

With the announcement of President Trump’s 2020 budget came proposals to significantly alter how, and even if, people pay off student debt with the...

Oh Canada!

photos and additional reporting by Ted Wood, The Story Group It’s a familiar story: a rich country develops oil fields in a heavily indebted nation with...

The last names on the wall

As I wind my way north on the narrow two-lane road, I realize Wyoming can’t be far off. I squint over the steering wheel...

Court program seeks to reduce active warrants in one fell swoop

The legislative season at the State House is in full swing and buried amid controversial bills that would repeal the death penalty, further regulate...

An insider’s view of the Venezuelan crisis

Long gone are the days when people in the United States would ask me where I’m from, and when I’d say Venezuela, they’d reply:...

New book challenges the status quo

When an Oakland warehouse-turned-artists-collective known as the Ghost Ship exploded in flames in December 2016, it took the lives of 36 people, drawing both...

Behind the scenes

When Diana Zuniga was a baby, her parents brought her to Salt Lake City, Utah. It’s where her aunts and uncles were living, in...

As state Dems prepare legislation, data shows oil and gas emissions...

High levels of harmful atmospheric pollutants (such as nitrogen oxides, methane and volatile organic compounds (VOCs)) are regularly blown into Boulder County from oil...

Ruling the roost

Just a few miles into Weld County, east of County Line Road, there’s a group of old-growth cottonwood trees along Boulder Creek in the...

Ticket to ride

For many who are experiencing homelessness, Boulder County can be something of a vortex. Without a job, a home or transportation, it’s easy to...

A reason to hope

Last year was the fourth hottest year on record, topped only by 2016, 2015 and 2017 in that order, NOAA announced on Feb. 6....
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