African immigrants in Colorado are finding their political voice

Global Politics

In Colorado, Africans are second only to Latin Americans among the state’s immigrant populations. Until now, they’ve been largely absent from Colorado’s politics, but new candidates and civic groups with African roots are pushing the community nearer to the political spotlight.

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Keeping Up with the Sarah Joneses

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Grassroots activists like Eugenio Rodarte are trying to get people to contact Congressman Mike Coffman and push for immigration reform.

A last push is on to pass immigration reform this year

Global Politics

Colorado Floods Continue to Ravage the State

Colorado’s Latinos overwhelmingly back Obama, but whether they vote is another question

Global Politics

America’s history: Interior department tries to better tell history of all Americans

Global Politics

Just roughly 3 percent of America’s historic landmarks document the history of women, African-Americans and Native Americans. But an effort is underway as part of the Obama administration to broaden that historical reach, and include more locations important to Americans from diverse backgrounds.

Financing midterm elections

Global Politics

With midterm elections less than a year away, how and where politicians are getting the cash for their campaigns.

Finding mastodons in ski country


Snowmass Village, Colorado, is home to one of the most significant archeological finds of ice age fossils in North America.

The Fight to Bring High-Speed Internet to Rural America

Around the world two billion people now regularly use the Internet.   But in rural America, as recently as 2011, only 60 percent of households have internet access. The nation-wide effort underway to bring internet to all parts of the country is not unlike the effort undertaken by the U.S. Rural Electrification Administration in the late […]

New Rules for Sharing the Shrinking Colorado River

The U.S. and Mexico have signed a new pact to reapportion water from the dwindling Colorado River.