Tag Archives: Wildfires

Wiretap: Now even some Republicans are saying to listen to Moore, Trump accusers

For those keeping score at home, two prominent Republican politicians bucked Donald Trump on major issues Sunday. One of them even works for him. Republican […]...

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December 11, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Democratic women in the Senate take the lead in pushing Franken to resign

Democratic women in the Senate lead the way in calling for Al Franken to resign. And as Tina Dupuy writes in The Atlantic, it finally […]...

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December 7, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Analysis: What a new report on climate science portends for the West

The complexity of climate change means it’s hard to trace simple lines from cause to effect in daily life, much less plan for the future. […]...

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November 13, 2017 Environment/Energy, High Country News, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Wiretap: Trump “threw a fit” when advisers said maybe he shouldn’t blow up Iran nuke deal

This won’t surprise anyone who has been paying attention or who saw Bob Corker’s tweet about adult day care at the White House, but The […]...

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October 12, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Wet winter and record-breaking summer heat combine to leave California in flames

In the Caribbean and in the Southeast, there have been the winds and the floods of hurricanes. In the West, there are wildfires. Across California […]...

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October 11, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Homebrew: Forest Service burns budgets fighting Western fires

Burning money National Forests in Colorado are losing their annual budgets to firefighting efforts across the West, reports the Aspen Times. That means road construction […]...

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September 4, 2015 Just In, Wiretap

Keefe: Smoke gets in the eyes of climate-change skeptics


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August 26, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, Keefe, The Blogs, The Mix

Wiretap: In the climate change west, rethinking how we fight wildfires

Last year, 19 men died battling an historic blaze outside Yarnell, Arizona. Is it time to rethink how we battle wildfires that burn ever hotter and more destructively?...

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May 27, 2014 Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Climate change is here; wildfire season around the corner

The new study is comprehensive and unequivocal: dry regions are getting drier, wet regions wetter, heat waves more frequent, wildfires covering more ground, insects killing more trees. ...

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May 7, 2014 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Senate passes budget; House unloads bill backlog

Notes from the 87th day of the 2014 legislative session. ...

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April 4, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Health, Politics, The Mix

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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A $1.6 billion tax increase for Colorado education just got a lot closer to the ballot

Supporters of more funding for Colorado schools turned in more than 170,000 signatures Wednesday to place a $1.6 billion tax measure on the November ballot. […]

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