Front Range resident Andy Finley, in yellow, looks at a map of the North Fruita Desert Trail System on July 30, 2016. The trail system, 40 minutes from Grand Junction, is maintained by the Bureau of Land Management. (William Woody, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Interior boss David Bernhardt issues order aiming to protect public land access

The order could help boost Bernhardt's credentials among conservation groups ahead of a Senate confirmation hearing next week in which Democrats are likely to highlight his past work as an energy industry lobbyist

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Nicolais: Don’t be shocked by a drawn-out Democratic primary in Colorado Senate race

Despite the entry of two-term Gov. John Hickenlooper, prepare for 10 months of infighting with progressive candidates

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