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Like any good -- or bad -- Secretary of the Interior, Colorado’s Ken Salazar will leave Washington in a few weeks with a long list of both friends and enemies. Thing is though, they’re pretty much the same friends and enemies he had when he got there.
Billionaire businessman Bill Koch organized a tour last fall for western Colorado residents to survey property he is offering in a multifaceted land swap that requires an act of Congress to complete. But he forgot to mention the potential for drilling.
Democratic 3rd District Congressional candidate Sal Pace is not surprised that the Colorado Supreme Court decided this morning to uphold Denver District Judge Robert Hyatt's ruling in favor of a new congressional map for the state drawn by Democrats and designed to increase electoral competitiveness.
Carbondale's denizens shouldn't have to lie down in front of bulldozers any time soon.
Nature is the lifeblood of Colorado's economy, Mark Udall said in a speech on the Senate floor Tuesday, as he urged his colleagues to protect lands in the San Juan Mountains and pass his ski area summer recreation bill.
Opponents and backers of the proposed San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act may be camped out in front of the Ridgway Community Center starting tomorrow if competing email alerts and website messages are to be believed. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton will hold a listening session there Friday at 5:30 p.m., but both sides are urging constituents to come early and come often.
A proposal to designate more than 60,000 acres in southwestern Colorado as either wilderness or a special management area is back before Congress.