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Judge blocks Biden’s pause of new oil, gas leases on public land in Colorado and other states

Louisiana and 12 other states sued after President Biden signed an executive order canceling oil and gas lease sales through June.

Energy

Silverman: For Lauren Boebert, keeping up with Marjorie Taylor Greene isn’t easy

The main qualification for prominence in the Republican caucus largely focuses on Donald Trump

Opinion Columns

Wilson: Black gun owners can feel unwelcome in white shooting ranges, so they created their own in Denver

The 1770 Armory and Gun Club uses dry-fire, infrared technology to allow firearms safety training in an urban setting.

Opinion Columns

Littwin: Republicans ignore the lessons of the Jan. 6 Capitol assault. Now Democrats must learn the lesson of May 28.

The only way for Democrats to protect voting rights in America is to pass a national standard. And the only way to pass it is to kill the filibuster.

Opinion Columns

Silverman: A fond farewell to Charles Grodin, forever the Heartbreak Kid

Grodin wrote about enduring rejection, but he left behind a rich legacy of film and TV performances

Opinion Columns

Nicolais: What if the January 6 Capitol riot was just a practice run?

If Congress does not enact a commission to review the insurrection that took place in January, it will court more violence in the future

Opinion Columns

Littwin: In a wild week, Ken Buck bucks Trump, Lamborn gets sued and Boebert is still Boebert

After Buck, in a show of principle, supports Liz Cheney and calls out the Big Lie, the question now is whether Trump retaliates. Here’s a guess: Doesn’t he always?

Opinion Columns

Silverman: Rudy Giuliani and his Colorado connection are putting on an incriminating show

Giuliani’s choice for Colorado counsel is former Secretary of State Scott Gessler

Opinion Columns

Nicolais: Liz Cheney’s last full measure of devotion is at the altar of our democracy

Wyoming’s sole U.S. Representative is engaged in a battle over more than just the future of the Republican Party

Opinion Columns

Littwin: For speaking the naked truth about Trump lies, GOP decides Liz Cheney must be punished

The truth is easy to find. Just watch vulnerable Big Liars backpedaling as Colorado’s own Eric Coomer and Dominion Voting Systems fight the Big Lie in the courts.

Opinion Columns

Nicolais: Neil Gorsuch has become the most influential member of the Supreme Court

The justice from Colorado delivers another ruling sure to disappoint former President Trump and Republicans who confirmed him

Opinion Columns

Hard-right rooted group has made inroads in Colorado opposing Biden’s vision for public lands

The federal agenda for preserving 30% of public land and water by 2030 hasn’t been finalized, yet at least four Colorado counties, spurred by the daughter of the original Sagebrush Rebels, have signaled resistance.

Politics and Government

Kristi Burton Brown elected as next Colorado GOP chair, vows to bring “a new generation of leadership”

Burton Brown was serving as the vice chair of the state party. She got her start in politics as an anti-abortion advocate.

Politics and Government

Denver-based Dominion Voting sues Fox News for $1.6B over 2020 election claims

Dominion said in the lawsuit that it tried repeatedly to set the record straight but was ignored by Fox News

Politics and Government

As climate fight shifts to oil, Joe Biden faces a formidable foe in the West

New drilling permits spiked during Trump's final months in office. As a result, some companies with the biggest presence on public lands have announced that they are ready to weather changes under Biden.

Energy

Federal prosecutors narrow in on organized extremists, including Oath Keepers and Proud Boys, in Capitol siege probe

Federal investigators say the extremist groups planned the assault on the U.S. Capitol for weeks and counted on "normies," like a Woodland Park man who was arrested, to help "burn that city to ash."

Crime and Courts

As Colorado readies wolf-reintroduction plan, other states may step up kills

Wildlife managers in the West say wolves are being used to stoke political outrage in the same way Second Amendment gun rights were used in recent elections to raise fears Democrats would restrict firearms.

Environment

The behind-the-scenes story of being Gov. Jared Polis during Colorado’s coronavirus crisis

“Who would think losing 6,000 people could ever be a win instead of 8,000? It’s just horrific every day,” the Democrat said.

Coronavirus

Colorado’s Trump-appointed U.S. Attorney was alarmed by falsehoods about Denver-based Dominion Voting Systems

Jason Dunn said he’s confident in the validity of the election results in Colorado. “For anyone to claim there was any question about the results in Colorado is really not being honest with the public,” he said.

Politics and Government

Jason Dunn, Colorado’s top federal prosecutor, will resign Feb. 28

"At the end of the day, Coloradans could vote freely and be sure that their votes were counted accurately," Dunn said in a statement announcing his resignation

Politics and Government
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