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Silverton and San Juan County seek quick-fix government funding

The Town of Silverton and San Juan County plan to ask the federal government for quick-fix, disaster-relief funding to help counteract the impacts of...

Schwartz asks congressional delegation to push for more federal firefighting funds

The foothills and flatlands of Colorado’s Front Range in and around Denver have so far only seen about a third of the average snowfall typical for this time of year, making March – normally one of the wettest months – an unusually active time for wildfires.

‘War on Big Bird’ comes home to roost in Aspen with...

Now the National Public Radio funding controversy that began last fall with commentator Juan Williams getting the axe for admitting his fear of Muslims has a Colorado connection beyond just the relentless de-funding efforts of Republican Colorado Congressman Doug Lamborn. According to the website Real Aspen, the Aspen Institute’s newly named arts program director, Ronald Schiller -- an Aspen resident who’s leaving his gig as president of the NPR Foundation -- was caught in a sting by right-wing video prankster James O'Keefe.

Anti-gay marriage group hauls down $3 million in federal funding

Last month, the Colorado Independent sister site in Iowa reported on an anti-gay marriage Christian group that called homosexual activity “more dangerous than smoking.” Today,...

$40 million for beetle kill sparks climate-change debate that misses key...

Tuesday’s announcement by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that the U.S. Forest Service is pumping $40 million more into coping with the ongoing pine bark...

Udall, Denver Water, Forest Service back Vail biomass plant to DOE

The concept of a biomass power plant in Vail first reported by The Colorado Independent back in February has turned into a formal request for U.S. Department of Energy funding backed by U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, the U.S. Forest Service and the Denver Water Board.