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Green space is essential during the pandemic. Not all Denverites have equitable access to it.

By: - August 7, 2020

By Kristi Roybal As public officials continue to urge Denver residents to stay home to reduce the spread of COVID-19, many of us may be walking our neighborhood streets and using our local parks more often. The pandemic puts green space front and center as a necessary urban amenity to deal with the current restrictions […]

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Sen. Gardner must stand for Coloradans over politics by supporting the HEROES Act

By: - August 4, 2020

By Rachel Wall I thought things couldn’t get worse when Colorado suddenly shut down on March 24 with little directive from the government on how to proceed. Now, when our government has the opportunity to help its citizens, our senator, Cory Gardner, continues to let us down by not pushing for the next COVID relief […]

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Mismanagement in oil and gas drilling exposed in Extraction bankruptcy

By: - August 3, 2020

By Lizzie Lario The Extraction Broomfield project, which we have been told produces natural gas and oil primarily for export outside of the United States, has left a permanent scar on me, my family and my community. The company and its lobbyists demanded we allow this high-risk drilling process near my home then, weeks later, […]