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Vail official questions constitutionality of ban on marijuana dispensaries

VAIL – Vail Town Council member Margaret Rogers, an attorney, told the Colorado Independent Monday she doesn’t expect a new Colorado law allowing local governments to ban medical marijuana dispensaries to survive legal challenges.

House Speaker hopeful Scanlan battles teacher-bill fallout and tea party wave

State Rep. Christine Scanlan, D-Dillon, a rising star on the Colorado political scene, says any talk of her becoming the next Speaker of the House is pointless if Democrats can’t hold onto their current 37-27 House majority in November.

‘Kobe DA’ Hurlbert reportedly petitioning onto Senate District 16 ballot

Mark Hurlbert, who will forever be known as the “Kobe DA” for his unsuccessful prosecution of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant on sexual assault charges...

McInnis money trail leads to 1990s mountain resort, real estate deals

During his first few years in Congress representing the sprawling 3rd Congressional District on Colorado’s Western Slope, Republican Scott McInnis was a strong voice...

‘Greenport’ plan would connect workforce housing with mountain rails

Some backers of intercity passenger rail in Colorado think that instead of a $21 billion high-speed system along the I-70 and I-25 corridors a slower-speed test rail line using existing tracks should first be built in the mountains.

Ali Hasan’s magical mystery tour revs up again for state treasurer...

Beaver Creek filmmaker, occasional TV personality and maverick Muslim and Republican politician Ali Hasan semi-officially announced his run for state treasurer in Eagle County...

Sticky bud, green energy get nod from Colorado ski-country voters

Things just got a whole lot greener in Colorado’s high country. Voters in Breckenridge overwhelmingly backed the decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana and paraphernalia...

Clean-energy improvement districts cropping up on Nov. ski county ballots

Voters in both Pitkin and Eagle counties – homes to Aspen and Vail ski areas, respectively – will be asked to approve special clean-energy...

Hidden Gems, or locked away too tightly? Wilderness plan stirs debate

A coalition of environmental groups looking to drum up local support for a huge new wilderness bill that could protect up to 450,000 acres...

Polis takes progressive health message to a conservative corner

EDWARDS — The question put to Congressman Jared Polis by a man at Wednesday’s health-care town hall in Edwards drew a loud cheer from the majority of clearly conservative mountain-dwellers feeling disenfranchised by the ultra-liberal freshman Democrat from Boulder.
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