Rep. Janet Buckner, an Aurora Democrat, poses for a portrait on her porch on May 28, 2020. Buckner, who is immunocompromised, was among a handful of at-risk Democrats in the House and Senate that stayed home, as the legislature got back to work after a two-month pandemic pause. (Moe Clark, The Colorado Sun)

“It feels like my back is up against a wall”: Why a handful of Colorado lawmakers are afraid to come to the Capitol

The Colorado legislature began allowing remote voting and participation this week after a partisan fight over whether to allow the practice.

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Only two coal-fired power plants in Colorado are set to operate past 2030 after Craig Station shutdown date is unveiled

Xcel is the only utility in Colorado with large, coal-fired power plants set to operate past 2030.

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Mosley? Meadowlark? Peterson?: Stapleton neighborhood will vote on list of replacement names

The neighborhood was named for former Denver Mayor Benjamin F. Stapleton, who was a member of the KKK

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About 1,000 homes evacuated as wildfire ignites in Evergreen

There have been no reports of injuries or destroyed structures