Sunday, July 5, 2015
Colorado
Salinas Valley California, green space fracking sky

Just How Green Are State Governments?

States have employed a host of energy-saving programs, green-purchase requirements, building efficiency standards and financial incentive arrangements to meet those goals. So how are they doing in meeting targets they have set for themselves?

July 1, 2015
Medical marijuana

Marijuana Is Legal In Colorado, But Court Rules Employees Can Be Fired For Smoking It

A Colorado court found that Dish Network lawfully fired a quadriplegic employee and medical marijuana user who failed a drug test.

June 16, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: Graduation Day

Larry Wilmore highlights the news from high school graduations — from black parents charged with cheering on their kids, to a young man forbidden to come out in his valedictorian speech.

June 5, 2015
Maine has had less than 3 percent growth since 2010. LL Bean is the flagship retailer of the state. Photo: StormFall via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/vjDLK

Which States Have The Most Job Growth Since The Recession?

Although the nation’s unemployment rate has been around a seven-year low of about 5.4 percent, job growth among the states has been uneven, with several showing only meager gains more than five years removed from the depths of the Great Recession.

May 27, 2015
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James Holmes’ Notebook: Opposing Views Of Aurora Shooter’s Mindset

The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.

May 27, 2015
marijuana

The Marijuana Economy Comes Out of the Shadows

This could be the trade show for any well-established industry — only this is a new kind of business conference with a special Colorado theme: legal weed. The marijuana economy is here and out in the open.

May 15, 2015
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Jury Seated In Aurora Theater Shooting Trial; Opening Statements In 2 Weeks

The jurors have been selected in the death penalty trial of James Holmes, who went on a fatal rampage in a Colorado movie theater.

April 15, 2015
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Everybody Hates Gordon Klingenschmitt

It’s one thing to be a religious nut with a TV show. It’s quite another thing to be a religious nut with a TV show, who is also an elected representative of the people.

April 1, 2015
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Colorado City Vows To Be Carbon Neutral, Defying Partisan Politics

Fort Collins, Colorado plans on becoming America’s first carbon neutral city.

March 30, 2015
Gordon Klingenschmitt

This Week In Crazy: Obama’s Reefer Madness

Another edition of “This Week In Crazy,” our weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing.

March 27, 2015
Hillary Clinton

Swing State Polls Find Christie Weak Against Clinton

The latest round of 2016 polls has good news for Hillary Clinton.

February 18, 2015
Marijuana spurs border war between Colorado, Nebraska and Oklahoma

Marijuana Spurs Border War Between Colorado, Nebraska And Oklahoma

Colorado’s neighbors aren’t thrilled with its experiment with legal marijuana.

February 10, 2015
A police line keeps the public out of the scene of a fatal car crash in Minneapolis.

Colorado Explosion Could Be A Hate Crime, NAACP Official Says

The Colorado Springs NAACP may have been targeted for a hate crime.

January 7, 2015
Rocky Mountain News

A Big Election With Little Local Journalism

What if you held an election and nobody showed up to cover it?

November 21, 2014
Conservative groups build ground game for election

No End To Campaign In Swing State Of Colorado

In the swing state of Colorado, campaigning is a year-long way of life.

November 11, 2014
Hickenlooper

Colorado’s Democratic Gov. Hickenlooper Wins In A Squeaker

Colorado’s incumbent, democratic Governor Hickenlooper has won a second term after an extremely close race.

November 5, 2014
Denver ballot box

Republican Gardner Elected To Senate From Colorado, Unseating Udall

Senator Mark Udall is done in Colorado.

November 4, 2014
Former President Clinton stumps for U.S. Senator Kay Hagan

What To Expect In The Senate Battleground On Election Day

Here’s where the key Senate races stand as voters head to the polls.

November 3, 2014
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In Colorado, A Question Of Personhood

Women’s health is on the ballot in Colorado.

October 31, 2014
New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan

Midterm Roundup: Things Are Getting Weird In New Hampshire

Get all of the latest news from the campaign trail.

October 30, 2014
Conservative groups build ground game for election

In Key Election States, Conservative Groups Build Up A Ground Game

Can dark money buy a get-out-the-vote machine to rival the Democratic establishment?

October 29, 2014
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Five States Where Senate Polls May Be Wrong

Are we in for some surprises on election night?

October 28, 2014
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Will Turned-Off Latinos Turn Out For Democrats?

In Colorado, a close race for Senate between Udall and Gardner could come down to the Latino vote.

October 27, 2014
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Midterm Roundup: Deadlocked, Two Weeks Out

Get the latest news from the campaign trail.

October 24, 2014
Welcome to Colorado

Midterm Roundup: Gardner Leads In Colorado

Get the latest news from the campaign trail.

October 21, 2014
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