U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, told outdoor recreation and conservation leaders gathered at the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show in Denver that the process leading to the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act could serve as a model for correcting the political dysfunction of the federal government. (Nina Riggio, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Michael Bennet on why America should keep tabs on the impeachment trial, even if the trajectory won’t change

Bennet, Colorado’s Democratic U.S. Senator, says he thinks Senate Republicans -— “if (they) have any self respect” — should let former national security adviser John Bolton testify

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EPA settles lawsuit with Utah over Gold King Mine spill

Utah’s lawsuit was one of several legal claims filed over the incident, but no other settlements have been reached, the EPA said Wednesday

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These Colorado school districts are welcoming students back for in-person learning this fall. Here’s why they feel it’s safe.

District leaders are weighing health risks against students’ learning and mental health needs. Some will open school buildings in a few weeks.

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Opposition grows to new Colorado rule requiring purchase of hunting, fishing license to access some public lands

A lawsuit and a group of hikers, climbers and paddlers are pressuring Colorado Parks and Wildlife to adjust the new rule, which applies to people who aren’t hunting and fishing.