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Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Controversy over Denver Water’s Gross Reservoir expansion offers a glimpse into water woes in the West

Raising the 55-year-old dam near Boulder is essential to keep a stable water supply in a changing climate, utility says. Residents insist conservation could be just as effective.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver’s mayoral race is coming down to a fiery personality clash. What does that say about Colorado’s capital city?

The runoff between Mayor Michael Hancock and political newcomer Jamie Giellis is still about whether to keep the status quo or go in a new direction. But policy has taken a backseat to personality.

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

The politically connected owner of a Glenwood Springs quarry wants a massive expansion. Residents are preparing for a fight.

Rocky Mountain Resources' connection to the powerful Denver-based Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck lobbying firm — and Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, a former Brownstein lobbyist — have residents worried about a fair outcome with the Mid-Continent Quarry