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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

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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?...

Activists, Celebrities Oppose Plan To Round Up Thousands Of Horses With Helicopters

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SPARKS, Nev. — One of the most stirring symbols of the American West – mustangs thundering freely across the range – could be headin...

Obama Is "Bush Light"

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

The engine driving the impending train wreck for Obama and his spineless advisors is that he made promises that turned out millions of supporters. That promise was that we were going to see "change." Soon we began to see "Bush Lite."

Oil And Gas Say They're Not Drilling In West Because Ken Salazar Is Too Tough On Them

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — Drillers say it's getting so hard to obtain an oil-and-gas lease in the Rocky Mountains under the new administration of Preside...

Sheryl Crow Tries To Ride To The Rescue Of Wild Horses In The West

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

RENO, Nev. — Sheryl Crow has spoken out against the war in Iraq and in support of embryonic stem-cell research and efforts to combat global warm...

Our Water Crisis: Too Big For Even a Czar

Susan J. Marks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan J. Marks

Water is the new oil, except there is no alternative. We can't live without it. The water crisis is here and now in our backyards, and in our homes.

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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