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New federal climate report highlights brutal economic, social impacts of carbon pollution

New federal climate report highlights brutal economic, social impacts of carbon pollution

A dire new report called the National Climate Assessment, produced by 13 Trump administration agencies and released on Black Friday, provides a stark warning about the economic and environmental threats…

USOC narrows down list of Winter Olympic contenders to Denver, Salt Lake City

USOC narrows down list of Winter Olympic contenders to Denver, Salt Lake City

U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) officials were in Denver last week meeting with Denver Olympic exploratory committee members about the possibility of Colorado hosting the Winter Games in 2030 or beyond.…

Colorado elects nation’s first openly gay governor and state’s first black congressman

Colorado elects nation’s first openly gay governor and state’s first black congressman

Colorado, dubbed “The Hate State” 26 years ago with the passage of the discriminatory, anti-gay-rights Amendment 2, on Tuesday night became the first state in the nation to elect an…

Congress allows critical Land and Water Conservation Fund to lapse

Congress allows critical Land and Water Conservation Fund to lapse

The Republican-controlled Congress last month allowed the nearly 55-year-old Land and Water Conservation Fund that’s pumped more than $260 million into Colorado outdoor projects to expire despite bipartisan support for…

Kavanaugh Supreme Court pick hits home in Colorado as Bennet, Brauchler, Weiser weigh in

Kavanaugh Supreme Court pick hits home in Colorado as Bennet, Brauchler, Weiser weigh in

Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat, announced on Tuesday that he will vote against the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Here’s the letter he sent…

Colorado Western Slope congressional district could catch women’s wave

Colorado Western Slope congressional district could catch women’s wave

EMILY’s List, which bill itself as “the nation’s largest resource for women in politics”, is betting on former Eagle County state Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush to do something that’s never…

Weiser, Brauchler differ sharply on role of state AG in Trump, Russia scandal

Weiser, Brauchler differ sharply on role of state AG in Trump, Russia scandal

Both the Democratic and Republican candidates for Colorado attorney general last week expressed varying degrees of concern about President Donald Trump’s widely criticized meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in…

Destination: Healthy Skin free screening RV rolls into Colorado with a boost from Walgreens

Destination: Healthy Skin free screening RV rolls into Colorado with a boost from Walgreens

Colorado’s rarified air makes it an ideal place to recreate in Rocky Mountain splendor, but it also makes the state a prime place to contract skin cancer. Walgreens has teamed…

Polis, Stapleton take primary wins in Colorado governor’s race

Polis, Stapleton take primary wins in Colorado governor’s race

The congressman who represents the eastern Vail Valley in Washington, Boulder Democrat Jared Polis, will take on Colorado Treasurer Walker Stapleton for governor in the Nov. 6 general election after…

10 years later, Battle Mountain Resort project near Minturn still alive in scaled-back form

10 years later, Battle Mountain Resort project near Minturn still alive in scaled-back form

Sunday, May 20, marks the 10th anniversary of Minturn’s overwhelming vote in favor of the ill-fated Ginn Company proposal for a private ski area and golf resort between Minturn and…

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