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Tag Archives: Tom Strickland

Utah senators thwart Interior nominee, mystery hold placed on Strickland

Utah senators thwart Interior nominee, mystery hold placed on Strickland

Now that Ken Salazar is a member of the Obama Administration, his former Republican Senate colleagues — with whom he frequently caucused — can dispatch with all that upper chamber nicey-nice. Utah Senators Orrin Hatch and Bob Bennett are...

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April 21, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Salazar taps Shafroth for fish, wildlife and parks deputy post at Interior

Salazar taps Shafroth for fish, wildlife and parks deputy post at Interior

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Tuesday afternoon that fourth-generation Colorado resident Will Shafroth, who ran unsuccessfully for Congress last summer, will be the department’s deputy […]...

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March 10, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Who will wear the hat? Sizing up the possible replacements for Salazar

Who will wear the hat? Sizing up the possible replacements for Salazar

Tuesday morning, at least a dozen Democrats looked in the mirror and saw the next U.S. senator from Colorado. Trouble is, all but one of them were seeing things. With the announcement the state's senior senator is President-elect Barack Obama's pick...

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December 18, 2008 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories

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Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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THE BLOGS

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Mike Keefe’s animal magnetism

The Colorado Independent and Beacon Reader have joined forces to help bring Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s work back to Colorado readers on a weekly basis.

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EVENTS

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Watch: Pulitzer-winning Mike Keefe talks cartooning, independent media

Mike Keefe has been a Colorado editorial cartoonist for three decades. He left the downsizing Denver Post in 2011, the year after he won a Pulitzer prize, and now he’s working with the Colorado Independent. Join our virtual event.

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IUDs - at issue in race for governor
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"Old barn, lonely dignity," by Miles Moffeit
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"Shaping the future, whitewashing the past."
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Red Rock redux
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