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Westminster clears controversial Uplands development proposal for “the Farm”

Three nights of fraught testimony ended early Tuesday with boos as the city council OK'd the Uplands development, which will bring 2,350 homes to an undeveloped corner of town.


Colorado Springs’ America the Beautiful Park was once home to dozens of families. Here’s their story.

The park stands on what used to be the Conejos neighborhood in downtown Colorado Springs, a vibrant and diverse working-class community


Douglas County School District’s equity policy keeps drawing parent blowback

A handful of parents even say they are pulling children out of Douglas County School District


Black, Hispanic people disadvantaged in Denver courts, study of felony cases shows

No racial disparities were found in plea agreements. But more Black people faced charges that Denver prosecutors later found there was not enough evidence to support.

Crime and Courts

Half of state employees don’t think equity, diversity and inclusion are prioritized. Here’s how Colorado is responding.

Gov. Jared Polis on Thursday signed an executive order directing state agencies to create and implement policies that prioritize and educate around building a more reflective workforce. The hope is that the private sector will follow.

Politics and Government

Opinion: Ensure fairness, equity, and justice for all children. Transform Medicaid to a universal program.

Opinion Columns

As society changes, Colorado investors want to make more impact with their money

Environmental issues, social justice and economic equity are on many minds and a growing force of impact investors hope to change the world by supporting like-minded companies.


Devastated by weather and the coronavirus pandemic, Western Slope farm workers try to hold on

In Palisade, the coronavirus outbreak and a crop-damaging spring freeze hit seasonal farmworkers particularly hard


There’s a push to increase fines for Colorado polluters and directly help impacted communities

Last year, Colorado legislators pushed for stricter environmental protection. This year, they want everyone to benefit from the solutions.