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Environment/Energy:

Stars, farewells and courage: My year in review

Staring up at the sky on a somewhat cloudy night in Westcliffe, Colorado. Opening a box that contained a campaign banner from long ago. Listening to […]...

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December 28, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Despite climate impacts, Forest Service restores loophole for potential coal mining

The U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Department of Agriculture have reinstated an exception to Colorado’s roadless rule, which will reopen nearly 20,000 acres in the […]...

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December 21, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Range anxiety? Colorado, Utah and Nevada want to ease your fears about electric cars

Colorado is teaming up with Utah and Nevada to develop an interstate network of electric vehicle charging stations, Governor John Hickenlooper announced this week. Hickenlooper […]...

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December 21, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Environmental groups intervene to defend federal methane rule

Fifteen state, regional, tribal and national groups, including one from southwestern Colorado, have filed a legal motion with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) […]...

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December 9, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Frustrated with “limited toolkit,” Broomfield considers 6-month fracking moratorium

In a packed and emotional meeting Tuesday night, Broomfield City Council took the first step toward approving two ordinances to increase its control over fracking […]...

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December 7, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Senate Republicans to take on energy in next session

With a new pro-fossil fuels administration headed to Washington, Republicans in the state Senate are seizing the opportunity to shore up Colorado’s sluggish mining and […]...

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December 5, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Forced pooling is not mandatory swim practice

A slightly different version of this story first appeared in the Boulder Weekly.  When James Sines shopped for homes in 2007, he thought he knew how […]...

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December 1, 2016 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

The misguided archaeological review behind the Dakota Access Pipeline

This summer, Tim Mentz Sr. took to YouTube to tell the world about the destruction of his cultural heritage. A former tribal historic preservation officer […]...

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November 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Can Trump undo Obama’s policies?

This story first appeared in High Country News.  One week after the presidential election, on a summery November day, I phoned Denver-based climate activist Jeremy […]...

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November 23, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

President Trump and the future of Colorado’s public lands

On Jan.  21, 2016, nearly one year to the day before he will be sworn in as president of the United States, Donald Trump gave […]...

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November 23, 2016 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

EVENTS

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Indy reporter Marianne Goodland talks statehouse politics on KMGH

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland joined KMGH anchor Anne Trujillo on Sunday, Feb. 12 to talk about the latest news from the Colorado General Assembly. Goodland […]

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In Cory Gardner’s Yuma

YUMA, Colorado  — If you want to see the American political divide up close, pull up a chair around noon to the bar of the […]

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