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Oil and Gas Leases: Ken Salazar Announces Tougher Drilling Regulations

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Wednesday announced policy changes he said will bring more scrutiny and a greater public voice in...

Natural Gas Documentary Affects Garfield County Commissioners On Federal Legislation (VIDEO)

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GLENWOOD SPRINGS -- Everyone was a film critic Monday at a somewhat tense screening of the new anti-gas-drilling documentary "Split Estate" for the Ga...

Bill Ritter Retires: Colorado Governor Won't Seek Reelection

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Update: The Denver Post reports that Governor Ritter briefed his cabinet Wednesday morning in preparation for his 11:00 AM announcement about his fut...

Colorado Endangered Species List May Expand

The Denver Post | Bruce Finley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

From wolverines to black-tailed prairie dogs, dozens of species here and across the nation are being re-evaluated for possible threatened or endangere...

Wild Horse Roundup To Begin In Nevada Amid Protest

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LAS VEGAS — A two-month capture of about 2,500 wild horses from public and private lands in northern Nevada began Monday amid protests that the ...

Wild Horses Shot and Killed In Nevada

hosted.ap.org | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

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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...

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.

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...

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 ...

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...

Eva Longoria and Ken Salazar Lobby for Museum for Latino Culture

Liz Glover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Liz Glover

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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...

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...

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...

Is It a Problem When the Party Decides?

Seth Masket | Posted 06.18.2012 | Denver
Seth Masket

Think about recent examples of state or national party leaders trying to pick nominees before primary voters had a chance to weigh in. Do voters ever push back?

Oil Shale Regulations: Judge Grants More Time To Resolve Controversial Bush-Era Rules

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Colorado U.S. District Court judge has granted an extension until Nov. 16 for federal government attorneys trying to reach a settlement with environ...

Obama Endorses Bennet For Senate

The Denver Post | Michael Riley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

President Barack Obama endorsed U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet today, throwing the force of the White House into a Democratic primary battle that officially...

Ritter: Choosing Romanoff Would Have Been Easy Political Move, Supports Bennet

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Gov. Bill Ritter says he would have been better off politically if he had picked former House Speaker Andrew Romanoff to fill the U.S. Senate seat vac...

Ken Salazar Gets Ready For Global Warming With Climate Change Response Council

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar moved Monday to prepare the nation's parks, refuges and endangered species for the onslaught of glob...

They're baaaack: the black helicopters of Yoder

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

All Shellie Kirby wants is a place where she and her husband Mark can live in peace with their Spanish mustang, Rebel, and their other hors...

Wake-Up Call: And they're off!

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The 2010 election is still more than thirteen months away, but the race for the U.S. Senate season occupied (for the past eight months) by M...

Romanoff Makes It Official: He's Running For Senate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Watch Romanoff's remarks, courtesy of denverdirect.tv at Wednesday's Denver campaign event in Washington Park: Update: Andrew Romanoff has pic...

Barack Obama's Michael Bennet shout-out

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With ex-speaker of the Colorado House Andrew Romanoff's entry into the U.S. Senate race merely a formality at this point, Michael Bennet, a...

Barack Obama: "I Am Not In Favor Of Concealed Weapons"

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Would you feel safer having more loaded and concealed guns being carried in the public places you and your family visit?