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Rain barrels in Colorado – what you need to know

Are you ready for rain barrels? Next Wednesday, August 10 is the first day that most Colorado residents can legally collect rainwater off their roofs...

Its downtown jail packed, Denver readies a ‘deteriorating’ old building for inmates

Denver’s downtown jail, opened in 2010 by then-Mayor John Hickenlooper, was supposed to provide enough space at least until 2035. But now, under Mayor...

Latest redistricting proposal bound to fail, say minority lawmakers

Too little, too late. That’s how several minority lawmakers feel about the latest draft of a ballot measure that purports to outlaw gerrymandering in Colorado. Initiative...

Gardner’s win a crown jewel for GOP

  In a night of many Republican victories, none was sweeter for those at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center on Tuesday than the Senate...

Gardner ousts Udall from U.S. Senate

At the Hyatt Regency DTC on Tuesday night, everyone was a resident of Yuma. Or wanted to be. “Is anyone here from Yuma?” asked Senator-elect...

Coffman routs Romanoff in 6th CD

  Congressman Mike Coffman waltzed to a double-digit victory over Andrew Romanoff to represent Colorado's 6th Congressional District, with Romanoff conceding in a speech to...

Gardner builds lead that may be insurmountable

Republican Congressman Cory Gardner appears in preliminary election returns to have unseated incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Udall in a hard-fought campaign that was indicative of a national GOP wave against an unpopular president.

Udall: ‘I relish the competition’

By Steve Lipsher and Marianne Goodland Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, enduring a bruising battle in the form of a challenge from Republican Congressman Cory...

Udall tries to hold on to Senate seat in tight fight with Gardner

Efforts in the past two weeks in the dead-heat U.S. Senate race have focused on getting voters to mail in ballots and now to drop them directly at polling centers. It's all about turn out now.