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As Salazar Heads Back to Colorado, Friends and Foes Reflect on...

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.

Opponents to Koch land swap say proposed gas project compromises trail...

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.

Pace sets fundraising record in 3rd District

Congressional candidate Sal Pace set another fundraising record as he continues to demonstrate his ability to compete against Scott Tipton in the 3rd Congressional District.

San Juan Wilderness Act reaches committee

A plan to protect more than 60,000 acres in southwestern Colorado reached the Public Lands and Forests Subcommittee last week where U.S. Sen. Mark Udall emphasized how public lands can be a boon to the economy

Colorado congressional candidate Pace celebrates new 3rd District boundaries

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.

Senators call for more stakeholder input on Thompson Divide energy play

Carbondale's denizens shouldn't have to lie down in front of bulldozers any time soon.

Udall: Outdoor recreation economy outpacing U.S. financial growth

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.

Paul Sandoval: The man, the myth

Colorado journalism hit its zenith Tuesday with a thud as all across the state the October 5280 hit mailboxes with a big-hearted tribute to Democratic backroom maestro Paul Sandoval.

Dems blast GOP for call to ‘jam the hall’ with conservatives...

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.

Udall, Bennet reintroduce San Juan wilderness proposal

A proposal to designate more than 60,000 acres in southwestern Colorado as either wilderness or a special management area is back before Congress.
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