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Vail native Johnston elected Denver mayor

Vail native Johnston elected Denver mayor

Seven years after he departed the Colorado Senate, Mike Johnston’s third time seeking higher office proved to be the charm. After placing third in the 2018 Democratic primary for governor…

Billionaire donors with local ties give Vail native Johnston a big boost in Denver mayoral race

Billionaire donors with local ties give Vail native Johnston a big boost in Denver mayoral race

Left: Denver mayor candidate Kelly Brough receives the endorsement of the Greater Metro Denver Ministerial Alliance at an event on May 12, 2023. Right: Brough’s runoff opponent, former state Sen.…

Colorado Democrats take another stab at passing CORE Act

Colorado Democrats take another stab at passing CORE Act

President Joe Biden signing the Camp Hale National Monument executive order in 2022. Colorado’s Democratic members of Congress will try again to pass the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act,…

Polis vetoes bipartisan wolf reintroduction bill

Polis vetoes bipartisan wolf reintroduction bill

A pair of wolves (courtesy of Colorado Parks & Wildlife). Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday vetoed legislation passed by lawmakers in the General Assembly that his administration said could…

Colorado Republicans beat climate denial drum as Democrats pass bills to cut greenhouse gasses

Colorado Republicans beat climate denial drum as Democrats pass bills to cut greenhouse gasses

In what’s become an annual tradition in the Colorado General Assembly, Democrats in the majority are spending the final weeks of the legislative session passing bills aimed at reducing greenhouse…

Colorado Attorney General Weiser warns feds against funding oil trains through Eagle County

Colorado Attorney General Weiser warns feds against funding oil trains through Eagle County

The dormant Tennessee Pass rail line along the Eagle River with Vail’s Game Creek Bowl on the horizon. Eagle County officials worry oil train traffic along the nearby Colorado River…

Colorado adopts new rule to speed up production of heavy-duty electric vehicles

Colorado adopts new rule to speed up production of heavy-duty electric vehicles

Colorado air quality regulators on Friday approved a pair of rules aimed at reducing pollution from truck engines and speeding up adoption of medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicles — albeit…

Colorado opposition to Uinta Basin oil trains keeps chugging along at Glenwood Canyon event

Colorado opposition to Uinta Basin oil trains keeps chugging along at Glenwood Canyon event

From left, Glenwood Springs Mayor Jonathan Godes, state Sen. Dylan Roberts, U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and Colorado House Speaker Julie McCluskie participate in a press conference…

Educator, lawmaker, Vail native Johnston headed to June runoff election for Denver mayor’s seat

Educator, lawmaker, Vail native Johnston headed to June runoff election for Denver mayor’s seat

Initial election results on Tuesday night showed the two best-funded candidates leading a crowded field of Denver mayoral hopefuls in the race to secure the two spots in June’s head-to-head…

Bennet, Neguse target EPA in efforts to keep Utah oil trains away from banks of Colorado River

Bennet, Neguse target EPA in efforts to keep Utah oil trains away from banks of Colorado River

Two of Colorado’s Democratic members of Congress on Tuesday called on yet another federal agency to put the brakes on a proposed Utah railway that could send up to five…