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Haley Gray, 5280 Contributor

Haley Gray is a Boulder-based freelance journalist. Her work has appeared in 5280, Roads and Kingdoms, Boulder Magazine, and the Albuquerque Journal.

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Meet Joe Neguse, Colorado’s First African-American Congressman

The freshman representative from Colorado's 2nd Congressional District might be new to Congress, but he's no stranger to politics. Here, Joe Neguse talks about climate change, health care, public lands, and what his historic win means to him.

Meet the CU Professor Nominated for a Grammy

You’re likely to recognize all of the tracks on the compendium of works that earned University of Colorado Boulder's Don McKinney a chance to win one of the most coveted awards in music.

118 Years Ago, a Denver Teen Was Publicly and Brutally Murdered

In November 1900, Preston "John" Porter Jr. was accused of raping and murdering a 12-year-old girl, and as punishment, was burned at the stake. Now, local activists are working to commit his memory—and that of others lynched at the turn of the 20th century—to the public record.

What You Need to Know About Amendment 74

The proposed change to the Colorado Constitution would require private property owners to be compensated when a law or regulation reduces the market value of their property. If passed, it would make Colorado's property law the most extreme in the nation.

New DAM Exhibitions Explore Memory Through Animals

Two current Denver Art Museum exhibits, Eyes On: Julie Buffalohead and Eyes On: Shimabuku, explore ideas of identity, tradition, and inherited memory through the depiction of animals.

City Council Passes New Rules to Curb Housing Discrimination

On Monday night, Denver City Council passed a bill that makes it illegal for landlords to refuse housing to prospective renters based on their income sources. But opponents say the rules will have far-reaching implications.

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