THE MIX

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We won an award!

Readers, We are thrilled and pleased to announce that we have been awarded Colorado Common Cause’s Champions for Democracy award for our reporting. We hope […] > read more

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Another natural gas accident, this time in northeastern Colorado

UPDATE: According to the Peetz fire department, the East Cheyenne well was capped at approximately 1:20 p..m. Saturday; all area residents under evacuation are being […] > read more

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Lawmakers lament they “don’t have more influence” moving state water plan forward

Two sessions have passed since Gov. John Hickenlooper rolled out Colorado’s first statewide water plan, yet lawmakers have made little progress toward the plan’s main […] > read more

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Denver school board race opens up as Rosemary Rodriguez says she won’t seek re-election

Denver school board member Rosemary Rodriguez said Wednesday that she is not running for re-election, putting her southwest Denver seat up for grabs in what […] > read more

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Homefront: Mead explosion, Cuba to enter Bolder Boulder and Trail Ridge Road isn’t quite ready for its annual debut

Another fatal oil-and-gas related explosion dominated headlines in Colorado today. Today’s Greeley Tribune reported on the oil tank battery explosion near Mead that happened Thursday, which killed […] > read more

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One worker dead, three injured in Anadarko gas tank explosion near Mead

One worker was killed and three injured near Mead when an oil tank battery exploded this afternoon. The facility, which stores extracted oil and gas […] > read more

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In filling COGCC vacancies, Hickenlooper replaces attorney whose firm now represents Anadarko

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday filled two vacant positions on the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), including a position for an environmentalist formerly […] > read more

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Despite urging, Hickenlooper won’t ask oil and gas regulator to reconsider appeal of Martinez ruling

Gov. John Hickenlooper will not ask the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) to reconsider its appeal of a recent court ruling requiring the […] > read more

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Anadarko to close wells near Firestone explosion, citing “sensitivity”

Oil and gas operator Anadarko will permanently shut down the well linked to the fatal home explosion in Firestone and two other wells nearby, the […] > read more

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A report found black students and teachers in Denver face inequities. Can these 11 recommendations make a difference?

Helping African-American families understand their children’s school choices, offering signing bonuses to prospective black teachers and making student discipline data count in school ratings are […] > read more

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Wiretap: The good news is that apparently it’s illegal even in Montana to body-slam a reporter

The new politics: On the night before the special election for Montana’s lone House seat, the Republican candidate, Greg Gianforte, was charged with misdemeanor assault […] > read more

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Littwin: Meet the new CBO score — same as the old score

The much-anticipated CBO score is finally out for the latest iteration of Trumpcare, the one that passed the House three weeks ago without Paul Ryan […] > read more