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Insights: When did knowing too much become so political?
Insights: When did knowing too much become so political?

By: Joey Bunch - 0 1 hr ago

Normally, it's Democrats who want the public to know more about the effects of energy production near people, flora and fauna, but not so much on wind...

Toll lane gets thumbs-down at meeting on I-25
Toll lane gets thumbs-down at meeting on I-25 "Gap" project

By: Liz Forster - 0 1 hr ago

The 50 people at Lewis-Palmer High School on Saturday were nearly unanimous on the Interstate 25 "Gap" project: no tolls. The meeting was one of nine...

After testy call with Trump over border wall, Mexican president shelves plan to visit White House
After testy call with Trump over border wall, Mexican president shelves plan to visit White House

By: - 0 4 hr ago

Tentative plans for Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to make his first visit to the White House to meet with President Trump were scuttled last...

Trump floats new gun measures as gun owners talk 'betrayal'
Trump floats new gun measures as gun owners talk 'betrayal'

By: - 0 4 hr ago

DENVER — When President Donald Trump raised the idea of banning "bump stocks" and curbing young people's access to gun, gun owners and advocates who...

Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo
Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

By: - 0 8 hr ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of discussions with the Justice Department, Democrats on the House intelligence committee released Saturday a classified...

Lawsuit aims at Colorado voters' decision to raise bar on amendments
Lawsuit aims at Colorado voters' decision to raise bar on amendments

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 24, 2018

A Denver judge says proponents behind two recent ballot proposals can go forward with their lawsuit to overturn Colorado's Amendment 71. U.S. District...

Ex-Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russia probe
Ex-Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russia probe

By: - 0 Yesterday

WASHINGTON — A former top adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign is expected to plead guilty in the special counsel's Russia probe, a person...

US tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping
US tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping

By: - 0 Yesterday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration escalated pressure on North Korea Friday by slapping sanctions on scores of companies and ships accused of...

Hickenlooper proposes new health care reforms at Washington, D.C., press conference
Hickenlooper proposes new health care reforms at Washington, D.C., press conference

By: Tom Ramstack - 0 Yesterday

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper attempted to reform health care again Friday as he proposed reforms to bring down its cost at a...

NRA campaign contributions in Colorado heavily favor Republicans; Rep. Doug Lamborn on lower end of spectrum
NRA campaign contributions in Colorado heavily favor Republicans; Rep. Doug Lamborn on lower end of spectrum

By: Marianne Goodland - 0 Yesterday

A review of campaign contributions made by the National Rifle Association shows that the group has given more money since 2010 to U.S. Rep. Mike...

Govs. John Hickenlooper, John Kasich take another stab at health care
Govs. John Hickenlooper, John Kasich take another stab at health care

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Yesterday

Last summer Govs. John Hickenlooper and John Kasich urged Congress to take a bipartisan approach to fixing the nation’s healthcare system. Now the...

Monument trustee accused of unethical pursuit of town job
Monument trustee accused of unethical pursuit of town job

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Yesterday

An elected Monument official may have acted unethically by offering gifts to the town manager while pursuing a position on his staff and later...

Marijuana tax fix signed into Colorado law
Marijuana tax fix signed into Colorado law

By: Marianne Goodland - 0 Yesterday

The bill to fix the mistake made in the 2017 omnibus bill for rural Colorado has now made it into law. Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne signed Senate Bill 88...

Trump agrees with Colorado Republican lawmaker on arming teachers
Trump agrees with Colorado Republican lawmaker on arming teachers

By: Tom Ramstack - 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump agreed with Colorado's top Republican in the General Assembly during a discussion of a controversial proposal for...

Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA
Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 22, 2018

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump endorsed stricter gun-control measures Thursday, including raising the minimum age to 21 for possessing a broader...

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