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Health Foundation poll finds a third of Coloradans fear losing their home due to runaway costs

Health Foundation poll finds a third of Coloradans fear losing their home due to runaway costs

Growing concerns among Coloradans about the high cost of living are being driven in large part by worries over rising housing costs, a poll released Monday by the Colorado Health…

Officials: Strong winds, ongoing drought could lead to ‘worst fire season in our state’s history’

Officials: Strong winds, ongoing drought could lead to ‘worst fire season in our state’s history’

When Colorado lawmakers and emergency officials gave an update in April ahead of the 2022 wildfire season, their assessment was grim. “We may very well be heading into the worst…

Climate, recycling bills survive GOP stall tactics to clear Colorado Legislature in waning days

Climate, recycling bills survive GOP stall tactics to clear Colorado Legislature in waning days

A suite of environmental bills were among the measures that won passage in the chaotic final days of Colorado’s 2022 legislative session. Democratic-backed legislation to better regulate toxic air pollution,…

Avon’s Roberts leads charge for ‘just transition’ as Colorado coal towns see power plants shut down

Avon’s Roberts leads charge for ‘just transition’ as Colorado coal towns see power plants shut down

Lawmakers in the Colorado General Assembly are poised to pass another round of funding for the state’s efforts to ensure a “just transition” for coal workers impacted by the shift…

Xcel Energy accelerates closure of coal power plant once funded by local Holy Cross Energy

Xcel Energy accelerates closure of coal power plant once funded by local Holy Cross Energy

The planned shutdown of the last coal-fired power plant scheduled to be operated in Colorado has officially been accelerated — again. In a settlement agreement reached with state officials and…

Meadows’ aid details Boebert’s involvement in ‘beginning stages’ of White House Jan. 6 Pence planning

Meadows’ aid details Boebert’s involvement in ‘beginning stages’ of White House Jan. 6 Pence planning

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado was involved in the “beginning stages” of talks with senior White House officials that ultimately led to efforts by former President Donald Trump and…

Election-denying conspiracy theorists dominate Republican state assembly

Election-denying conspiracy theorists dominate Republican state assembly

Joe Oltmann, a far-right conspiracy theorist who in December called for Democratic Gov. Jared Polis to be hanged, was briefly nominated for governor by delegates at the Colorado Republican Party’s…

Colorado Senate hopefuls ignore climate science, spread misinformation in Republican primary

Colorado Senate hopefuls ignore climate science, spread misinformation in Republican primary

Residents in Big Thompson Canyon east of Estes Park became the latest Coloradans to flee their homes in fear of a nearby wildfire on Monday, just hours after the NCAR…

Most Coloradans fear severe water shortages over next 100 years, seek stronger climate regs

Most Coloradans fear severe water shortages over next 100 years, seek stronger climate regs

A majority of Coloradans believe the state will face significant water shortages within the next century, a poll released Monday found. Conducted earlier this month by Morning Consult on behalf…

Democrats drop lawnmower ban, advance package of climate change regs in Colorado Senate

Democrats drop lawnmower ban, advance package of climate change regs in Colorado Senate

Democrats in the Senate Transportation and Energy Committee on Tuesday advanced a wide-ranging package aimed at boosting the state’s efforts to fight climate change — but not before dropping the…

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