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John Hickenlooper Receives Call From President Obama

KDVR | Eli Stokols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - Mayor John Hickenlooper, who spent most of the day Friday in private meetings and phone conversations, is hoping to take a few more days befo...

Is Ken Salazar In The Pocket Of Ranchers On Wild Horse Issue?

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

RENO, Nev. — A new federal proposal to manage wild horses is rekindling debate over another fixture of the Western range: cattle. Interior Secr...

The 'Statewide' Myth in Colorado

Laura Chapin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Laura Chapin

You're going to hear a lot of spin from Republicans that since Scott McInnis is from the Western Slope that's an advantage, because you have to win 'statewide' in Colorado.

US Blocks Drilling At 60 Sites In Utah -- Approval Process Under Bush "Mishandled"

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Thursday that oil and gas drilling will be permitted on some of the Utah land parcels near nati...

Keeping Green Energy Green

John Flicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Flicker

A huge victory for conservation was won on America's Sagebrush terrain out West this week. It marks a giant step toward restoring the role of sound science in managing public land.

6 Supreme Court Justices Attend Catholic Service Red Mass; Cardinal Pleads For Rights Of Unborn

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — An American cardinal on Sunday issued a plea for the rights of the unborn at a church service that included Vice President Joe Bide...

Wild Horse Round-Up Okay'd After Lawsuit

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Wednesday it is going forward with a contentious plan to round up about 2,500 wild horses in Nevada. ...

Ken Salazar To Release Water Into Grand Canyon

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Interior secretary Ken Salazar is calling for the Colorado River to be flooded in order protect habitats and archeological sites in the grand canyon. ...

Are Feds Targeting Environmentalist For Opposing Oil Leases?

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — The federal government has acknowledged it never prosecuted anyone who failed to pay a bid for drilling rights in Utah until a ...

Ed Perlmutter Announces He Won't Run For Governor

Denver Post | Michael Riley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter this morning said he would not run for governor, clearing another potential candidate from the Democratic field as the party a...

Wild Horse Activists Fly Banner Calling Salazar "Slaughter Czar"

The Denver Post | Bruce Finley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Wild horse advocates tried to challenge a federal relocation proposal by flying a banner over Denver this afternoon that called Interior Secretary K...

Ken Salazar Calls For Investigation Into Bush-Era Polices

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar called Tuesday for an investigation into last-minute changes made by the administration of Presi...

Rasmussen: Hickenlooper May Be Democrats' Strongest Candidate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

While the prospect of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar running for Governor of Colorado has the state's Democrats excited, a new Rasmussen poll may temp...

Michael Bennet Widens His Fund-Raising Lead With Another Million-Dollar Quarter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Senator Michael Bennet became the lastof the major state-wide candidates to announce his third quarter fund-raising totals Tuesday. As expected, Benn...

Cape Wind Project Faces Obstacle From Massachusetts Indian Tribes

The New York Times | SINDYA N. BHANOO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A decision made yesterday by the National Park Service may create a new hurdle for developers of a long-disputed proposal to build the nation's first ...

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...

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?

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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?