From left: House Minority Leader Patrick Neville, R-Castle Rock, Senate Minority Leader Chris Holbert, R-Parker, and Assistant House Minority Leader Kevin Van Winkle, R-Highlands Ranch, listen to Democratic Gov. Jared Polis deliver his first State of the State address at the Colorado Capitol on Jan. 10, 2019. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

How do Republicans stay relevant in the Colorado legislature? It depends who you ask.

Democrats control the Colorado Senate, House and governor’s office, meaning the GOP has little power in the statehouse -- but options on how to navigate through being in the minority

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Conservation groups ask judge to halt Trump administration drilling plan citing sage grouse

The 2015 sage grouse plans are widely considered to have stopped the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from listing sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act

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An effort to ensure Colorado police and sheriffs aren’t carrying out federal immigration law has drawn Polis’ concerns

House Bill 1124 codifies a court ruling preventing jails from holding people just on immigration offenses and would prevent Colorado police from working on behalf of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. But it started out much more sweeping