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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

Suicide-prevention program in schools spreads hope, strength

At the end of the school year, Sierra Middle School in Parker hosted a parent-student community night in which guests traveled to different classrooms to learn about resiliency in the face of … more

Castle Rock Band gets ready to rock Independence Day

The Castle Rock Band will play a free concert to celebrate Independence Day at 7 p.m. on June 30 at the town bandstand in front of the Philip S. Miller Library (100 S. Wilcox St.). The All-American … 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

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

Painters’ views of Littleton being displayed at Depot

On May 30 and June 1, readers may have observed assorted folks — wearing a straw or other hat — paintbrush in hand and a palette of bright paints at the ready, as they worked to capture a scene … 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

Redbarre plans groundbreaking but has no home

Parker remains “at or near the top of the list” of the possible new home of Redbarre, a movie and television media production company, according to a Redbarre spokesman. Redbarre originally … 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

Q&A with Jared Polis, Democratic candidate for governor

City or town of residence: Boulder native; lived there most of my life. Profession: Entrepreneur, florist and public servant. Founder of ProFlowers.com, TechStars, Patriot Boot Camp, American … more

Q&A with Greg Lopez, Republican candidate for governor

City or town of residence: Elizabeth, for 21 years. Profession: Small-business owner, restaurant and consulting. Related elected-office or public-service experience: Mayor of Parker, 1992-96; … more

Q&A with Donna Lynne, Democratic candidate for governor

City or town of residence: Denver, previously Evergreen (Colorado since 2005) Profession: Lieutenant governor and chief operating officer of Colorado. Related elected-office or public-service … more
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