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Insights: Trump's deal on transportation is a 'no deal' for Colorado
Insights: Trump's deal on transportation is a 'no deal' for Colorado

By: Joey Bunch - 0 23 hr ago

When it comes to transportation, Donald Trump is much like a casino for a desperate state willing to bet the utility bill money to try to win the rent....

Trump eyes White House overhaul, outside lawyers and PR team
Trump eyes White House overhaul, outside lawyers and PR team

By: - 0 Yesterday

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is considering overhauling his White House staff and bringing back top campaign strategists, frustrated by what he...

Colorado Springs road repair tax revenues surging in booming economy
Colorado Springs road repair tax revenues surging in booming economy

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Sat, May 27, 2017

Tax revenues dedicated to helping fix the city's dilapidated roads and curbs are far out-pacing last year's. Collections from Measure 2C were nearly...

Lamborn: EPA may reconsider Colorado Springs stormwater suit
Lamborn: EPA may reconsider Colorado Springs stormwater suit

By: - 0 Sat, May 27, 2017

DENVER — U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn has asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to drop a lawsuit against Colorado Springs over contaminated runoff...

Immigrant arrests and deportations up in Colorado, Wyoming
Immigrant arrests and deportations up in Colorado, Wyoming

By: - 0 Sat, May 27, 2017

DENVER — Significantly more immigrants were arrested and deported from Colorado and Wyoming in the first few months of Donald Trump's presidency than...

Trump considers major changes amid escalating Russia crisis
Trump considers major changes amid escalating Russia crisis

By: - 0 Sat, May 27, 2017

President Trump and his advisers, seeking to contain the escalating Russia crisis that threatens to consume his presidency, are considering a retooling...

New 'Blue Lives Matter' laws raise concerns among activists
New 'Blue Lives Matter' laws raise concerns among activists

By: - 0 Sat, May 27, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Following a spike in deadly attacks on police, more than a dozen states have responded this year with "Blue Lives Matter" laws...

If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, lawyer says he's ready
If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, lawyer says he's ready

By: - 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

Jared Kushner and Russia’s ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Trump’s...

Boehner: Trump's term 'disaster,' aside from foreign affairs
Boehner: Trump's term 'disaster,' aside from foreign affairs

By: - 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

WASHINGTON — Former House Speaker John Boehner says that aside from international affairs and foreign policy, President Donald Trump's time in office...

GOP holds onto Montana seat, yet both parties optimistic
GOP holds onto Montana seat, yet both parties optimistic

By: - 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

WASHINGTON — Both political parties are finding cause for optimism in a House race in Montana won by a Republican who faced last-minute assault...

Jared Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation
Jared Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation

By: - 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

Investigators are focusing on a series of meetings held by Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and an influential White House adviser, as part...

State tax chief Barbara Brohl stepping down, awaits 'what the universe will involve me in next!'
State tax chief Barbara Brohl stepping down, awaits 'what the universe will involve me in next!'

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

Colorado's top tax collector is moving on, but it's not clear where. The governor's office announced this week that Barbara Brohl is stepping down in...

Congress to consider naming southwest Colorado peaks after legendary local climbers Fowler and Boskoff
Congress to consider naming southwest Colorado peaks after legendary local climbers Fowler and Boskoff

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

Congress is considering naming two peaks in southwest Colorado after two famous local climbers killed in an avalanche in Tibet in 2006, Charlie Fowler...

Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive
Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive

By: - 0 Fri, May 26, 2017

TAORMINA, Italy — In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition...

El Paso County redistricting plans draw fire for lack of transparency
El Paso County redistricting plans draw fire for lack of transparency

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, May 25, 2017

Proposed changes to El Paso County commissioner districts have drawn the ire of local residents who say county officials should have involved the...

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