Articles By The Associated Press

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for U.S. Supreme Court; Cory Gardner voted to put her on federal bench in 2017

Gardner voted to approve Barrett's nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in 2017, suggesting he already approved of her credentials to be a top federal jurist. Colorado's Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, voted against her confirmation for that job.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Judge removes Trump’s public lands boss, William Perry Pendley, after governor sued

U.S. District Judge Brian Morris said U.S. Bureau of Land Management acting director William Perry Pendley served unlawfully for 424 days without being confirmed to the post by the U.S. Senate.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

After lawsuit from Colorado and other states, Utah asks Trump administration to delay decision on tapping Lake Powell

Utah cited the need to consider roughly 14,000 public comments on a draft environmental impact statement, released in June by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, for the Lake Powell pipeline project

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Pac-12 football to start Nov. 6, even as CU Boulder reels from coronavirus surge

There is still work to be done for Pac-12 schools to get the approvals of local officials in Northern California and now in Colorado. Due to a recent spike in COVID-19 cases, Boulder County officials Thursday halted gatherings for college-aged residents for two weeks and has said that includes athletic events.

News Primary category in which blog post is published

General becomes 1st Black head of U.S. Air Force Academy

Lt. Gen. Richard Clark also became the first former commandant of cadets to return to the top position at the academy near Colorado Springs

News Primary category in which blog post is published

No charges for man who drove Jeep through Elijah McClain protest in Aurora

District Attorney George Brauchler said during a news conference that there was no visual evidence the driver aimed at anyone on the highway during the July 25 protest

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver police investigate allegation that officer used baton to sexually assault protester

Denver police spokesperson Jay Casillas confirmed the department is conducting an internal investigation of the allegation and declined further comment because it is ongoing

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado coronavirus cases reach highest levels since end of July

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reported 3,439 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the week ending Sunday, showing an increase of about 1,100 cases compared to the previous week

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87, Colorado leaders react

Democrat Michael Bennet said Ginsburg's replacement should not be chosen before the November election. Republican Cory Gardner's office did not respond to a request for comment.