Colorado Supreme Court rejects animal cruelty ballot measure strongly opposed by farmers, ranchers
Initiative 16 heads back to the title board and its proponents for changes2 hours ago
Tenured professors at Colorado public colleges are predominantly white
Hispanic students now make up about 20% of the state’s universities. But Hispanic professors? Less than 8% of all tenured professors across the state.9:46 AM MDT
The most expensive home sale in the Aspen area just closed. Here’s how much was spent.
The property was purchased by Patrick Dovigi, a Canadian who was a former professional hockey player who is now founder, president and CEO of Green for Life Environmental9:34 AM MDT
PERA’s investments generated billions in 2020. But the Colorado pension’s financial condition worsened.
Banner stock market generated 17.4% returns on PERA’s investments. But it wasn’t enough to cover $3.1 billion in new costs the pension expects following a demographic study.4:16 AM MDT
Colorado refuses to ease rules for how much pollution gets discharged into rivers and streams
Members of the Water Quality Control Commission said they were shocked by the blowback to a proposed change that would have made it easier for industry, utilities to send more pollution downstream.4:15 AM MDT
How emergency declarations in Colorado’s high country housing crisis smooth the path to more homes for locals
A "disaster" resolution over housing in Crested Butte enables the town to bypass codes, buy a hotel, remove limits on downtown camping and curtail short-term rentals. More communities are planning similar declarations as high country housing crisis reaches a crescendo.4:10 AM MDT
The Delta coronavirus variant is exploding across Colorado. That’s bad news for unvaccinated people.
The state’s top epidemiologist says the variant, also known as B.1.617.2, is the most transmissible one Colorado has seen to date3:01 AM MDT
More Colorado adults are getting vaccinated, but a partisan divide persists, poll shows
When it comes to Gov. Jared Polis’ handling of the pandemic, 60% said they approve, 32% said they disapprove and 8% said they have no opinion2:01 AM MDT
20 years of planning saved Rocky Mountain National Park from the worst of the East Troublesome fire. It will take 20 more to fix the damage.
“We’ve been fighting this fire for 20 years,” Rocky Mountain National Park's fire manager says. The work kept two of the largest Colorado wildfires on record from laying waste to the third busiest park in the national system.
Colorado governor signs three new gun control bills inspired by the Boulder King Soopers shooting into law
The new laws make this year’s legislative session the most significant in terms of firearm regulations in Colorado in nearly a decade
What’s Working: Colorado asks how much does that job pay? Some out-of-state employers don’t like it
A site tracking job listings that exclude Coloradans saw a 25% increase in one day. Plus: state unemployment rate shrinks to 6.2%, unemployment fraud continues, and PUA folks must prove employment.
Biden picks career water policy adviser to lead water agency
Camille Touton will lead an agency responsible for water in 17 states and power in 13
Ex-Colorado GOP chair took nearly $280,000 in pro-Trump PAC funds, complaint says
Victims in plane crash near Centennial Airport identified as Georgia couple
65-year-old Kathleen Velazco and 73-year-old Antenor Velazco were killed when their single-engine propeller plane struck an electrical line
Colorado is on track to vaccinate at least 70% of its adult residents by July 4, governor says
The announcement comes as Colorado on Friday awarded the third of five $1 million sweepstakes prizes to someone who has received at least a first dose of coronavirus vaccine
Colorado limits who can access voting equipment as citizens, conservative group press for 2020 election audits
Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold adopted an emergency rule limiting access to voting equipment to officials who have passed a background check
Colorado’s economy has recovered so quickly that the legislature will have to refund taxpayers under TABOR
While state coffers have recovered and employment is increasing, low-income, Black and Hispanic workers still lag in job recovery
Colorado shuts down youth center in Watkins after allegations of drugs, fights and improper restraints of kids
State officials showed up Thursday to remove children from Ridge View Youth Services Center. Several tried to run away and one is still missing.
What’s behind the heat wave that hit the American West?
A “megadrought" that's partially caused by climate change has sucked the moisture out of the soil through much of the Western United States.