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Green groups sue feds over proposed Rocky Flats land swap to...

Two environmental groups filed a lawsuit in a Denver federal court Tuesday to try to stop a proposal to turn the eastern edge of...

Hickenlooper issues emergency disaster declaration for Indian Gulch wildfire

Gov. John Hickenlooper today issued an emergency disaster declaration for the Indian Gulch Fire in Jefferson County, authorizing $1.5 million in state funding to help pay firefighting costs. The executive order also directs the state to seek federal funds if needed to fight the tenacious wind-blown wildfire near Golden.

Perlmutter gives tainted money from defense contractor lobbyist to charity

Colorado Rep. Ed Perlmutter denied any wrongdoing Thursday in discussing earmarks the congressman secured for defense consultancy IHS, Inc., a client of disintegrating lobby firm PMA, which is under investigation by the FBI.

LIVEBLOG: Golden gathering asks what can recovery plan do for us

The group gathered at a cafe in downtown Golden continues discussing the stimulus plan. 7:45 p.m. - Jobs, jobs, jobs, the group agrees. The Denver Health...

LIVEBLOG: Sharing stories, discussing stimulus at Golden cafe

Continuing the liveblog with a group discussing the stimulus plan at Higher Grounds Cafe in Golden. 7:15 p.m. - Reilly recounts some stories from Saturday...

LIVEBLOG: Dozens gather to discuss proposed stimulus package

In the past few days, organizers using My.BarrackObama.com have put together dozens of meetings throughout Colorado in living rooms, basements and coffee shops to discuss the economic stimulus package moving its way through Congress. Is the Senate plan too heavy on tax cuts or are proposed spending cuts too tame? Will the eventual legislation restore $40 billion originally intended to help states close widening budget gaps or will fiscal hawks demand more cuts? Will Democrats accept a slimmed-down stimulus package in order to claim bipartisan support, even if not a single House Republican voted for it the first time around? These and more questions will be discussed across the country in coming days. Sunday night, we'll see what a group of Jefferson County voters have to say as we live-blog an economic recovery meeting at a coffee shop in Golden.

Republican Primary Primer: HD-23

There are 65 seats for state representatives in Colorado, and all of them are on the ballot every two years. Of course, not all...