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Vail hosts inaugural U.S. Mountain Community Summit on solving affordable housing issue

Vail hosts inaugural U.S. Mountain Community Summit on solving affordable housing issue

Editor’s note: A verion of this story first appeared on the Vail Daily website on Sunday. Long identified as a critical problem in ski towns across the West, the lack…

Gov. Polis vows to tackle runaway health care costs, climate change in first State of the State speech

Gov. Polis vows to tackle runaway health care costs, climate change in first State of the State speech

Gov. Jared Polis, in his first State of the State speech before the Colorado General Assembly in Denver Thursday, announced he’ll tackle two of the most critical issues facing residents…

Eagle County Commissioner Ryan named by Polis to head CDPHE

Eagle County Commissioner Ryan named by Polis to head CDPHE

Eagle County Commissioner Jill Ryan and Summit County Commissioner Dan Gibbs have both been named to the cabinet of recently inaugurated Gov. Jared Polis. Ryan will serve as the executive…

Holy Cross Energy inks deal to develop 100-megawatt wind farm, offload coal plant

Holy Cross Energy inks deal to develop 100-megawatt wind farm, offload coal plant

Holy Cross Energy on Tuesday announced a two-way power purchase agreement with Denver-based energy wholesaler Guzman Energy to develop a 100-megawatt wind farm for its customers while Guzman takes the…

Colorado officials say Obamacare critical to criminal justice reform

Colorado officials say Obamacare critical to criminal justice reform

Any reduction in the nation’s bursting-at-the-seams prison population and runaway recidivism rates from the recently passed First Step Act may be offset by the Trump administration’s ongoing efforts to undermine…

Gardner, Bennet vote to pass criminal justice reform bill

Gardner, Bennet vote to pass criminal justice reform bill

Both of Colorado’s U.S. senators, Democrat Michael Bennet and Republican Cory Gardner, Tuesday night voted in favor of a criminal justice reform bill known as the First Step Act that…

Colorado Dems vow to fight hard for Obamacare in wake of Texas ruling

Colorado Dems vow to fight hard for Obamacare in wake of Texas ruling

Colorado Democrats are vowing to vigorously fight for Obamacare in the wake of a Texas judge’s ruling late last week that every facet of the Affordable Care Act, including its…

USOC picks Salt Lake City over Denver for 2030 Winter Olympics

USOC picks Salt Lake City over Denver for 2030 Winter Olympics

The United States Olympic Committee on Friday announced it will put Salt Lake City forward as a potential host for the 2030 Winter Olympics, snubbing a Denver and overall Colorado…

As ACA deadline looms, focus shifts to policy solutions on Western Slope

As ACA deadline looms, focus shifts to policy solutions on Western Slope

With just a handful of days left to sign up for first-of-the-year health-insurance coverage on the individual market, Colorado is actually trending ahead of the nation in terms of signing…

Xcel lauds local Holy Cross Energy as 8-state utility rolls out carbon-free plan

Xcel lauds local Holy Cross Energy as 8-state utility rolls out carbon-free plan

Holy Cross Energy – the local rural electric co-op – got some serious love on an Xcel Energy conference call with reporters to announce what the eight-state electric utility is…