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Grouse Decision Relieves Energy Groups

AP | MEAD GRUVER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CHEYENNE, Wyo. � An Interior Department announcement Friday that it won't list sage grouse as an endangered or threatened species opens the way for ...

Ken Salazar: New Utah Monuments Not A Hidden Agenda

Salt Lake Tribune | Thomas Burr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Washington -- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar told a Senate committee Wednesday that there is no "hidden federal agenda" to unilaterally designate nati...

Is Bill Barrett Corp's Massive Lobbying Spree Aimed at Interior Secretary Ken Salazar?

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

In the fall of 2008, the outgoing Bush administration gave the oil and gas industry a parting gift that now threatens to destroy the Roan Plateau in Colorado, an area known for its stunning vistas.

Bill Barrett Corp's Sweet Deal to Drill the Rocky Mountains

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

A few years ago, the Bush administration undertook a process through the Bureau of Land Management to make land like the Roan in Colorado and other large swaths in Utah available for drilling.

Pinedale, Wyoming Mulls Tighter Regulations In Face Of

AP | MEAD GRUVER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

PINEDALE, Wyo. — Drilling rigs on the horizon underscore that cattle ranching and tourism no longer drive the economy in this picturesque town a...

Sam Hamilton, FIsh And Wildlife Chief, Dies While Skiing In Colorado

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — The director of the Fish and Wildlife Service died Saturday after suffering chest pains while skiing in Colorado. Sam Hamilton was ...

Interior Department Leaks Memos Indicating Possible Creation Of New Protected Areas In Colorado

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver


President Obama's Colorado Visit Comes As Dems Losing Grip On Gains In West

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — President Barack Obama rallied behind Colorado's junior senator and his entire reeling party Thursday, portraying Democrats as the lead...

Michael Bennet, Betsy Markey Scheduled To Benefit From Lobbyist's Fundraisers

Party Time Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Louis Dupart, a lobbyist who has successfully sought earmarks from Colorado politicians, will host a fundraising breakfast on Feb. 24 for Sen. Michae...

Ken Salazar Oil Lease Plan To Be 'More Measured' In 2010

AP | JUDITH KOHLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Concerns and conflict over the first round of federal oil shale leases in the Rockies have made the government more deliberate in the s...

Michael Bennet Poll: Colorado Senator Trails Jane Norton by 14% In Reelection Bid

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Rasmussen released the results of a new Colorado Senate poll Friday, and the news is particularly bad for incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet. Accordin...

It's All Ancient History... Or Is It?

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

A new book from the Colorado Society of Hispanic Genealogy presents an overarching vista of the Hispanic culture on American soil that predates the Mayflower's landing at Plymouth Rock.

Feds: No Snakes On A Plane

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - Federal officials want to keep nine kinds of constrictor snakes out of the United States, saying they belong to invasive...

Colorado River Rules Being Reconsidered By CU Lawyers

Big Green Boulder | Laura Snider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

How do you solve a problem that nearly everyone knows exists, but no one will talk about? Or at least no one with any political power will talk about?...

Wild Horses Shot and Killed In Nevada | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver


PolitiFact: Glenn Beck Wrong On Claim About Obama Cabinet

PolitiFact | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fox News talk show host Glenn Beck has seized on a claim circulating on the Internet to argue that the Obama administration has little understanding o...

Sheryl Crow Slams Salazar Over Wild Horses

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

RENO, Nev. — Sheryl Crow is joining others in calling on the federal government to halt roundups of wild horses in the West, branding them as in...

What Makes a Candidate?

Faith Winter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Faith Winter

Ask people what makes a viable candidate and most will answer, "experience." In these volatile times, the voting public is wary of electing someone who hasn't been around the block a few times.

Salazar Won't Run For Governor; Says He'll Endorse Hickenlooper

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In a statement issued Thursday, Ken Salazar said he will not run for Governor, as had previously been speculated. The Interior Secretary said he will...

Josh Penry, Scott McInnis Try To Tie Bill Ritter To Obama On Oil Shale

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The two Grand Junction Republicans hoping to replace Gov. Bill Ritter said a federal oil shale decision supported by Ritter offers little hope to the ...

John Hickenlooper Governor? Rumors Circulating That Mayor May Run For Governor

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In the aftermath of Bill Ritter's shocking announcement that he will not seek reelection in 2010, reports have circulated that Denver Mayor John Hicke...

Eva Longoria and Ken Salazar Lobby for Museum for Latino Culture

Liz Glover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Liz Glover


Most Influential Coloradans Of The '00s (VOTE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado has undoubtedly seen its profile raised during the '00s, culminating in the Democratic Convention in 2008. As Colorado has become a place of...

Interior Department Plans To Move Thousands Of Wild Horses To Eastern Sanctuaries

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — Thousands of mustangs that now roam the West would be moved to preserves in the Midwest and East under a new Interior Department pl...

Wild Horse Round-Up Called Illegal By Environmental Group

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — An animal protection group asked a federal judge Wednesday to block a plan to round up about 2,500 wild horses to remove them from ...