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Colorado expands voting rights as other states, Supreme Court curtail access

Colorado expands voting rights as other states, Supreme Court curtail access

In the same week the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Arizona laws banning third-party ballot collection and the counting of ballots cast in the wrong precinct, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, a Democrat,…

Wilderness Workshop to sue Forest Service over approval of Homestake Creek test drilling plan

Wilderness Workshop to sue Forest Service over approval of Homestake Creek test drilling plan

Wilderness Workshop and its partner conservation groups on Wednesday announced their intent to sue the U.S. Forest Service for its approval in March of a plan by the cities of…

Boebert: ‘Put guard over your mouth when you’re tempted to agree with enemy’

Boebert: ‘Put guard over your mouth when you’re tempted to agree with enemy’

A group of about 150 Mesa County residents cheered as Colorado Congresswoman Lauren Boebert walked up the steps of the old Mesa County Courthouse in Grand Junction, where the group…

Biden: ‘Threat of Western wildfires this year is as severe as it’s ever been’

Biden: ‘Threat of Western wildfires this year is as severe as it’s ever been’

For years, American presidents have held annual meetings with Federal Emergency Management Agency officials to plan ahead for the Atlantic hurricane season. In an era when the catastrophic impacts of…

Beaver Creek breaks ground on 250-acre McCoy Park ski expansion for 2021-22

Beaver Creek breaks ground on 250-acre McCoy Park ski expansion for 2021-22

Beaver Creek on Thursday broke ground on a 250-acre expansion of beginner and intermediate ski terrain high atop the mountain with expansive views of the Sawatch and Gore Mountain ranges.…

Eagle County Schools announces full-week, in-person learning with no masks

Eagle County Schools announces full-week, in-person learning with no masks

In the following letter to parents and staff of Eagle County Schools on Wednesday Superintendent Philip Qualman announced the school district will resume normal operations in the fall, with in-person…

Preliminary redraw of state legislative maps scrambles local senate, house districts

Colorado’s Independent Legislative Redistricting Commission on Tuesday released preliminary plans for the state’s once-a-decade update to the Colorado General Assembly’s 100 legislative districts, but the commission cautioned that final details…

Preliminary redistricting plan would make CD3 more Republican, CD7 more competitive

Preliminary redistricting plan would make CD3 more Republican, CD7 more competitive

A preliminary plan released by Colorado’s Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission on Wednesday would create a new Democratic-leaning 8th District in Denver’s northern suburbs, substantially alter the boundaries of the Western…

All of Eagle County would be in Boebert’s CD3 under proposed redistricting

All of Eagle County would be in Boebert’s CD3 under proposed redistricting

The Colorado Congressional Redistricting Commission on Wednesday issued the following press release on preliminary maps presented by nonpartisan commission staff adding an eighth district (per 2020 U.S. Census population growth)…

Sylvan Fire grows to more than 3,500 acres

Sylvan Fire grows to more than 3,500 acres

Overnight the Sylvan Fire grew to 3,583 acres, according to the latest U.S. Forest Service incident report just before 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 23. More firefighters are on scene after…