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Range anxiety? Colorado, Utah and Nevada want to ease your fears...

Colorado is teaming up with Utah and Nevada to develop an interstate network of electric vehicle charging stations, Governor John Hickenlooper announced this week....

Wiretap: Will the DNC be as nasty as Nevada’s convention?

Nasty conventions It's not unusual for conventions to turn nasty. But they don't usually end up with death threats and claims of "murdered democracy." Jon...

Jeb Bush outlines plans to limit federal control of Western lands

This story originally appeared on High Country News.  Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush this week waded deeper into issues of public land than any other...

Only in Nevada: Turning the state’s only working execution chamber into...

Many Coloradans are eying Nebraska lawmakers' vote this week to repeal the death penalty. But some heads are turning west toward Nevada where legislators...

Salazar: ‘Better days ahead’ but fire-torn American West not out of...

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar visited his native state Monday where he declared there will be “better days ahead” but, he also warned, Colorado and the nation have not seen the end of fire season.

Latinos celebrate César Chávez holiday with song calling for Colorado River...

Latinos in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico marked the 85th anniversary of César Chávez’s birthday with a new oral song, or corrido, that asks policymakers to protect the Colorado River.

With Congress gridlocked on climate legislation, environmental groups forge ahead

Despite the Gulf oil spill, a massive pipeline break in Michigan and broad concerns about global warming, ambitious climate-change and energy legislation is likely dead for the year. That poses a conundrum, going forward, for environmentalists: How to convince lawmakers of the need for legislation to sever the country’s decades-long ties to oil and to reform energy policy more generally?

GOP strategist Wadhams not planning to play poker with Harry Reid

Colorado Republican Party Chairman Dick Wadhams took a trip to Vegas and gave a presentation there for Nevada GOP Chair Sue Lowden, who is...

Dems Ponder How the West Might Be Won

The political director for the Democratic National Committee showed up in Colorado in December. He came, said Colorado Democratic chairwoman Pat Waak, to measure...