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Oil and gas land managment must accommodate wildlife and growth

Guest Post: Finding accommodation among wildlife, growth, and oil and gas leasing

Last month, Gov. Jared Polis issued an executive order that directs state agencies to prioritize protections for big game migratory corridors and winter ranges....
About 24,000 Colorado kids went back to school this fall with personal or religious exemptions from the vaccination that protects against the highly contagious disease. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images News)

In record year for measles, 24,000 Colorado students are back in school with exemptions...

Amid a record number of measles cases nationwide, about 24,000 Colorado kids went back to school this fall with personal or religious exemptions from...
Former three-term Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey barely spoke to his successor, Beth McCann, before she took over for him in 2017, McCann has said. Now, he's considering challenging her in 2020. (Photo via Jeffrey Beall/Creative Commons)

Mitch Morrissey, term-limited as Denver DA in 2017, considers running again The career prosecutor...

Former three-term Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey may run for the job again next year. Morrissey confirmed his consideration of a re-election bid during a...
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - JULY 30: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) (R) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) greet each other at the start of the Democratic Presidential Debate at the Fox Theatre July 30, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. Both candidates say they support Medicare4All, which is expected to be debated during round 3 of the Democratic primary debates on Sept. 12, 2019. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Littwin: To beat Trump, Dems need a candidate who understands political chaos theory

As you’ve no doubt heard, two of the three leading Democratic primary contenders, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, are both embracing Medicare4All, which some...

Only one statehouse recall effort is still standing in Colorado. It could be the...

And so, in this long Colorado summer of failed recall attempts against Democrats, only one campaign targeting a statewide official is hanging on: the...
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - A surrendered assault rifle magazine with bullets sits on a table during a gun buyback event on Dec. 17, 2016 in San Francisco, California. On Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, the House Judiciary committee advanced three gun bills, including one that would ban high-caoacity magazines. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Colorado lawmakers split on gun control votes Legislation advances to House on red flag...

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee committee advanced three gun safety bills on Tuesday despite unified Republican opposition.  The committee voted along partisan lines to approve...
Scenery at Colorado National Monument, USA - Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel

Lawmakers grill Trump official on plan to shift BLM HQ to Colorado 

WASHINGTON — The head of the Bureau of Land Management today defended the Trump administration’s plans to close the agency’s Washington, D.C., office and...
Photo of smoggy downtown Denver skyline via the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Air Pollution Control Division, Technical Services Program, Wednesday, March 6, 2019.

EPA mulls further delays to rein in Front Range ozone as residents voice health...

The Environmental Protection Agency is poised to order a crackdown on polluters in the northern Front Range who contribute to the region’s unhealthy levels...

Littwin: With the expected Polis recall failure, Colorado GOP keeps its losing streak intact

Everyone knew, and many predicted, that the recall-Polis effort would end not just in failure, but in spectacular failure. But what I didn’t predict —...

The Colorado Sun turns one — and more news from across the state’s media...

Last summer, when writing about a new kind of local journalism business model in Colorado, I wrote: "In 1833, The New York Sun revolutionized journalism as a pioneer of...