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A Democratic wave surged deep into Colorado’s key counties on Election...

For years, political analysts have had their eyes on a handful of counties in Colorado — Jefferson, Arapahoe, Adams and Larimer — as bellwethers,...

Homebrew: Colorado Springs Halloween shooter identified

Shooter ID'd The family of 33-year-old Noah Harpham has identified him as the gunman in the Colorado Springs Halloween shooting that left four, including Harpham, dead. "Our...

Looking at another soft-focus fracking story from the gas patch

Full disclosure, reinforced steel pipes, food, gardens, kids, toy stores. What’s to worry about?

Dems see upward trend in Colorado early voting numbers

Early voter numbers released this morning by the Colorado secretary of state's office bring good news for Democrats. The lead notched by registered Republicans dipped a point over the weekend to 38 percent of all votes cast so far in the state. Registered Democrats stayed even at 36 percent and unaffiliated voters gained two points to hit 25 percent.

HUD directs cash, rebuilding aid to Colorado fire victims

In the last 24 hours, Coloradans have gained a more clear picture of the kind of aid the Obama administration and federal authorities will offer to help address the wildfires raging in the state and aid displaced residents.

Shaffer, Dems skewer Rep. Gardner for politicizing Colorado’s deadly High Park...

It didn't take long for the High Park Fire to become politicized.

Study: Climate change leaves American West especially vulnerable to wildfires

Rising temperatures are projected to trigger more wildfires in nearly all of North America and most of Europe, according to a new study, but climate change may have the opposite effect around the equator.

As High Park blaze rages, Colorado delegation presses gov’t for resources

Set by a Saturday lightning strike, according to the Larimer County sheriff's office, the High Park Fire burning west of Fort Collins in Colorado has burned more than 43,000 acres and taken one life. It's already one of the worst fires in Colorado history and, fueled by the dry conditions and tinderbox beetle-kill forests that have become the norm here, it is a harbinger of fires to come.

Gessler history of fighting unpaid election fines hovers over proposed rule...

Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler, according to the Denver Post, will be proposing a new set of rules that would waive or reduce a significant number of campaign finance fines for political committees that fail to file disclosure reports. As an elections law attorney for primarily conservative causes, Gessler represented groups that either flat-out failed to register with the secretary of state and later engaged in electioneering activity or failed to file disclosure reports – sometimes for years. Now he tells the Post he’ll roll out rules in the next few weeks that will make it easier to reduce or waive such fines.

Estes Park voters say election was just the beginning

What now, America? When The New York Times posed that question in Estes Park a few days ago, the answers they got indicated that just...
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