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Coloradan David Bernhardt confirmed as Trump’s Interior secretary As expected, Sens....

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to confirm David Bernhardt, a former lobbyist and George W. Bush administration official, to become the next...

House GOP members call Salazar’s ‘Wild Lands’ order a ‘War on...

House Republicans today began a week of what will no doubt be heated hearings aimed at blocking Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s Wild Lands order that directed the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to protect millions of acres of federal land for its wilderness value.

Salazar watched State of the Union speech from the White House

Last night, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar drew the short straw so to speak, and watched the State of the Union speech from the White House. The tradition of having a cabinet member or other high-ranking government official miss the speech goes back nearly 50 years.

Buck, Norton shrug off extremist labels at Estes Park tea-party event

ESTES PARK - During a tea party rally held here Tuesday, candidates for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate - Ken Buck and Jane Norton - used their podium time to deflect extremism labels, with Buck arguing it's D.C. insiders who are the real extremists.

American Independent reports Buck garners Armey endorsement

The Colorado Independent’s sister site, The American Independent, reported Tuesday that Dick Armey and his FreedomWorks PAC are throwing their weight behind Weld County...

Wiens: Norton boosted mainly by confused name recognition

U.S. Senate hopeful Tom Wiens told Politico that GOP rival Jane Norton is doing well in polls here mostly just because there are so...

You’ve been listed: Ethics Watch posts Top Five worst lapses of...

Who made Colorado Ethics Watch Top Five ethics scandals list of 2009? Gubernatorial GOP frontrunner Scott McInnis, for one, who gets listed for the...

Salazar calls for investigation of Bush oil shale rules

U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Tuesday called on his department’s inspector general to investigate so-called midnight oil shale leasing regulations issued in the waning days of the Bush administration. “We want to avoid the booms and busts of the past,” said Salazar, a former U.S. senator from Colorado, referring to a devastating oil shale bust on the Western Slope in the 1980s. “We want to ensure the potential development is done in a way that is environmentally appropriate."

Times follows e-mail trail in 11th-hour oil shale leasing probe of...

The Los Angeles Times continues to follow the e-mail trail in the 11th-hour Bush administration bid to lock in low royalty rates for highly...

Ritter talks up clean energy at peak-oil confab, takes heat from...

Even as Gov. Bill Ritter was touting Colorado’s “New Energy Economy” at the 5th annual Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas-USA...