Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks to reporters on Aug. 22, 2019, in Golden, the day he announced he was running for U.S. Senate. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Hickenlooper says he “tripped” on question about Black Lives Matter as race becomes a campaign issue

Democratic candidate Andrew Romanoff pounces on his rival’s misstep, which came a week before mail ballots go to voters

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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