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As Trump calls for police crackdown on immigrants, Denver councilman pushes back

As Trump calls for police crackdown on immigrants, Denver councilman pushes back

News this week from Donald Trump’s campaign rallies Monday in Loveland and Pueblo, Colorado have centered mostly on the Republican presidential candidate’s defense of the drilling and mining industries and…

Even as Machado attacks continue, Trump looks to woo Latino voters in Colorado

Even as Machado attacks continue, Trump looks to woo Latino voters in Colorado

In the last weeks before voter ballots land in mailboxes across Colorado, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is making a push to woo voters in the crucial western swing state.…

Breck Dem Tracy hammers Baumgardner for I-70 traffic snarls, misuse of CDOT resources

Breck Dem Tracy hammers Baumgardner for I-70 traffic snarls, misuse of CDOT resources

For an obscure rural district encompassing the vast northwestern corner of Colorado, state Senate District 8 has certainly seen its share of nasty politics over the past four years. Look…

Schwartz, Tipton trade barbs over presidential race, collapse of coal industry

Schwartz, Tipton trade barbs over presidential race, collapse of coal industry

Former state Sen. Gail Schwartz has repeatedly accused U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton of being “bought and sold” by special interests such as coal mining and oil and gas companies, but…

House passes Polis bill to allow Minturn to use water rights, fill Bolts Lake

House passes Polis bill to allow Minturn to use water rights, fill Bolts Lake

Who says Congress can’t get anything done? Well, a lot of people. But on Tuesday the House of Representatives actually passed a bipartisan bill that should prove very helpful for…

Polis on drilling local control: ‘My constituents don’t feel safe in their homes’

Polis on drilling local control: ‘My constituents don’t feel safe in their homes’

Even if a controversial local control oil and gas question fails to land on November’s ballot, U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder, says the Colorado Legislature will ultimately have to deal…

Polis says wilderness bill ‘well-positioned to get it done’

Polis says wilderness bill ‘well-positioned to get it done’

Congressman Jared Polis, a Boulder Democrat who represents Summit and eastern Eagle counties, expressed optimism this week that his long-running battle to add more than 40,000 acres of federal land…

Vail’s sister-city Mexico deal thriving despite political storm clouds

Vail’s sister-city Mexico deal thriving despite political storm clouds

Vail is the most popular ski destination in the nation with more than 1.6 million skier visits this past winter season, but it’s also one of the top spots for…

As cost of mountain living skyrockets, Dems push for minimum wage increase

As cost of mountain living skyrockets, Dems push for minimum wage increase

With housing and health care costs skyrocketing out of control on Colorado’s Western Slope, some lawmakers and political candidates are backing Initiative 101 as a way to provide some relief…

Spike in drug prices contributes to skyrocketing cost of living in mountain towns

Spike in drug prices contributes to skyrocketing cost of living in mountain towns

Already paying among the highest health care costs in the United States, residents of Colorado’s mountain communities are facing another wave of high costs: pharmaceutical drug prices spiraling out of…