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Former GOP attorney general Coffman endorses Democrat Weiser for reelection

Former GOP attorney general Coffman endorses Democrat Weiser for reelection

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser, a Democrat, received an endorsement from his Republican predecessor Thursday in his bid for reelection. Cynthia Coffman, who served as the state’s attorney general from…

On Day of Democracy, Boebert opponent Frisch: ‘Conspiracies and lies corrosive to our democracy’

On Day of Democracy, Boebert opponent Frisch: ‘Conspiracies and lies corrosive to our democracy’

Today is the 2022 International Day of Democracy. The morning of Jan. 6, 2021, Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert, whose Colorado 3rd Congressional District includes part of Eagle County, declared on Twitter, “Today…

Local statehouse hopeful Wolfson discounts rollback of Roe v. Wade, blasts state protections

Local statehouse hopeful Wolfson discounts rollback of Roe v. Wade, blasts state protections

At a Club 20 debate in Grand Junction on Saturday, Oak Creek Republican Savannah Wolfson, a candidate for state House in Northwest Colorado, said the rollback of Roe v. Wade has no impact here…

O’Dea calls for mechanized travel in wilderness areas, more oil, gas drilling, scrapping CORE Act

O’Dea calls for mechanized travel in wilderness areas, more oil, gas drilling, scrapping CORE Act

GOP Senate candidate Joe O’Dea used incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet’s absence from the Club 20 Debate in Grand Junction Saturday to claim repeatedly that Bennet doesn’t show up…

Boebert urges far-right Christians to ‘rise up’ in apocalyptic ‘last of the last days’

Boebert urges far-right Christians to ‘rise up’ in apocalyptic ‘last of the last days’

In a raucous speech at a Christian conference in Woodland Park on Friday, U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert called for conservative churchgoers to put “God back at the center of our…

Colorado, other states look to tap geothermal power to combat climate change

Colorado, other states look to tap geothermal power to combat climate change

Editor’s note: This story first appeared on Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts. Geothermal power currently provides only a tiny fraction of the nation’s electricity. But as states…

‘Mainstream’ Colorado Republicans keep campaigning with conspiracy theorists

‘Mainstream’ Colorado Republicans keep campaigning with conspiracy theorists

At Colorado Republican Party fundraiser in Weld County last month, 17 candidates posed together for a picture, standing in front of “Meet Our Candidates” signs listing all their names. U.…

Statewide ballot measure asks voters to tap TABOR refunds to combat Colorado housing crisis

Statewide ballot measure asks voters to tap TABOR refunds to combat Colorado housing crisis

Colorado voters will decide this November whether to boost state spending on affordable-housing initiatives by tapping into funds that could otherwise be returned under the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights. Initiative…

Pelosi, Neguse tout climate spending in IRA during scientific roundtable at NCAR

Pelosi, Neguse tout climate spending in IRA during scientific roundtable at NCAR

Not long after reading a handwritten note from the daughter of Boulder County sustainability official Susie Strife, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi emphasized that saving the planet is about protecting…

Eagle County Manager Shroll: Utah oil trains would be ‘fanning the flames’ of climate change

Eagle County Manager Shroll: Utah oil trains would be ‘fanning the flames’ of climate change

Two of Colorado’s most cherished natural resources have been in the news a lot lately: the endangered Colorado River and key national forest areas lawmakers want to protect for future generations. Both are threatened…