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Sanders stays strong at Democratic state assemblies in Colorado

Sanders stays strong at Democratic state assemblies in Colorado

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Friday continued to pile up Democratic presidential delegates the way snow stacked up across Colorado this weekend, scooping up 10 more to six for former…

I-70 traction bill killed again, but some say debate increased awareness

I-70 traction bill killed again, but some say debate increased awareness

Colorado’s state Senate Transportation Committee on Thursday killed a bipartisan I-70 traction bill sponsored by Vail-area lawmakers Sen. Kerry Donovan and Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush aimed at reducing the number…

Colorado counties lining up to oppose state control of public lands

Colorado counties lining up to oppose state control of public lands

At least 12 of Colorado’s 64 counties have weighed in on the highly contentious issue of whether the state should take over control of federal lands within its borders, with…

Bill aimed at exposing high drug prices killed in House committee

Bill aimed at exposing high drug prices killed in House committee

A transparency bill targeting runaway drug prices that had widespread and bipartisan support in both chambers of the Colorado Legislature was killed 9-4 by the House Committee on Health, Insurance…

Super Tuesday channels anger, anti-establishment sentiment in Colorado

Super Tuesday channels anger, anti-establishment sentiment in Colorado

Colorado’s Western Slope experienced somewhat of a landslide on Super Tuesday last week as Democratic caucus-goers came out in force for far left-leaning social Democrat Bernie Sanders. Anger continued to…

Public Lands Day bill sparks partisan debate in Colorado Legislature

Public Lands Day bill sparks partisan debate in Colorado Legislature

A feel-good Public Lands Day bill meant to proclaim Colorado’s love of its vast swaths of federal land and how they’re managed has sparked a partisan debate over the role…

Colorado House District 59 race likely to be costly, nasty and close

Colorado House District 59 race likely to be costly, nasty and close

Editor’s note: A version of this story first appeared in The Colorado Statesman: In 2014, the race for Colorado House District 59 in Southwest Colorado was one of closest, nastiest…

Glenwood Canyon rock slide shuts down I-70, forces major detours

Glenwood Canyon rock slide shuts down I-70, forces major detours

Interstate 70 — one of the nation’s main east-west highways for commercial truck traffic and the primary connection between Vail and Aspen ski areas — remains entirely closed to vehicle…

State cites fewer closures of the Interstate 70 corridor but longer durations

State cites fewer closures of the Interstate 70 corridor but longer durations

State highway officials say that despite all the negative publicity this past ski season there were actually fewer closures of the Interstate 70 corridor between Denver and Vail due to…

Colorado green leaders question Olympic bid in wake of Sochi costs, impacts

Colorado green leaders question Olympic bid in wake of Sochi costs, impacts

Former Colorado Gov. Dick Lamm, who spearheaded the rejection of the 1976 Denver Winter Olympics, says he’s not opposed to a future Colorado bid but advocates a rethinking of the…