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Tag Archives: Longmont

UPDATED: What’s going on with this crazy drug dog story in a Colorado low-income housing complex?

UPDATE, July 18: Results from an independent investigation into this matter are in. Well, some results. On July 14, Longmont officials told media how police conducted warrantless […]...

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July 18, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

Cities can’t ban fracking, Colorado Supreme Court rules

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled today voters cannot enact local fracking bans. The ruling applied to two cases, one over a 2012 ban on fracking […]...

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May 2, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Colorado Supreme Court weighs legality of city fracking bans

Anti-fracking activists gathered outside the judicial center to demand that the court allow cities to pass fracking bans and moratoriums without state interference — local […]...

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December 10, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: Klingenschmitt punishes himself

Curse of God House Republicans stripped Gordon “Dr. Chaps” Klingenschmitt of one of his two committee assignments as a way of punishing him for being, […]...

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March 31, 2015 Just In, Wiretap

Last-ditch fracking legislative push doomed from the start

State lawmakers here working feverishly in the last days of the legislative session failed to come up with a bill that could ease the high tensions building for years around boom-time drilling and fracking in Colorado, tensions that were never...

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May 8, 2014 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Coloradans eye rulings around country in favor of local fracking bans

BOULDER -- Supporters of local bans on the oil-and-gas drilling process known as fracking celebrated a key high court victory in Pennsylvania last week....

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December 23, 2013 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Polis to Colorado Oil and Gas Association: ‘Stop suing the communities I represent’

Colorado Congressman Jared Polis is having a particularly passionate populist week. He has taken on opponents of immigration reform and oil industry frackers, arguing on behalf of immigrant families and local community zoning rights....

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December 5, 2013 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Looking at the flooded Front Range from the sky

It's a red-water soaked tragedy as far as they eye can see. 'Uh-oh, the brewery's flooded.' ...

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September 16, 2013 Environment/Energy, The Mix

Greeley Weighs Proposal to Add More Fracking Wells Within City Limits

Today in Greeley, the city at the heart of Colorado's Front Range "frack country," a seven-member planning commission will consider a proposal by oil and gas company Synergy to add three more well-drilling facilities "and related equipment" to...

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July 23, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Blogs

Fracking Protesters Follow Hickenlooper to Aspen

ASPEN-- This tony resort town, set high above the heavily plied natural-gas fields of the Colorado Front Range, was the unlikely scene on Saturday of the latest clash in the running battle in the state over the controversial natural-gas-extraction method...

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July 15, 2013 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, The Blogs, The Mix

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