A draft bill aims to prohibit new installations of grass that sucks up too much water. It’s the latest action in a growing conservation movement in arid Colorado.
The city, a private landowner and nonprofit operator of the Ouray Ice Park are negotiating a new partnership as liability issues with the Colorado Recreational Use Statute grow
There are more female deer killed by cars than hunters in Colorado every year. Advocates hope three new wildlife crossings on Vail Pass will reduce collisions, improve animal health
Lynn Blake was lucky to survive cardiac arrest. Now her work focuses on placing AEDs in as many public places as possible to save other lives, with the help of a new state office.
Bill would have required federal suspension of endangered species laws and allowed ranchers to kill wolves threatening livestock before wolves had “paws on the ground.”
The Senate Agriculture Committee passed a weaker version of the original bill that’s intended to protect horses during transport
Colorado would expand grass turf buyouts statewide and double existing city rip-and-replace programs in a bill aimed at solving misuse of precious water during the state’s long-term drought. The bipartisan bill would create a $2 million to $4 million annual pool from general fund money to pay homeowners, businesses or any other landlords willing to […]
The Department of Local Affairs will hire a law firm to investigate the Colorado Division of Property Taxation after Eagle, La Plata and San Miguel counties made ethics complaints against the state agency’s top two directors. The move averted a call for state auditors to probe the claim that a too-cozy relationship between the state […]
Fueled by opposition to a measure seeking to create a public health insurance option, lobbying spending at the Colorado Capitol again reached a record. Nearly $44 million was spent during the 2020-21 fiscal year, which ended June 30, according to a Colorado Sun analysis of filings with the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office. That’s up […]
Colorado lawmakers this year, in the wake of a mass shooting at a Boulder King Soopers, passed a bill barring people convicted of certain misdemeanor crimes from purchasing a gun for five years. The measure, House Bill 1298, was hailed as a way to prevent bloodshed and keep weapons out of the hands of dangerous […]