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Utah sues Biden over move to restore Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments

By Sam Metz and Brady McCombs, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — The state of Utah and two Republican-leaning rural counties sued the Biden administration on Wednesday over the president’s decision last year to restore two sprawling national monuments on rugged lands sacred to Native Americans that former President Donald Trump had downsized. The lawsuit over Bears […]

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With the CORE Act stalled, its supporters want Biden to protect Colorado’s public lands right now through executive action

CAMP HALE —Supporters of the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Economy Act, after watching the bill fail to advance past the U.S. Senate for several years, are asking President Joe Biden to take executive action to protect the tens of thousands of acres of federal land in Colorado the measure aims to shield. And they appear to […]

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Nicolais: Could Republicans’ focus on inflation backfire at the polls in November?

Last week I paid over $90 for an oil change. As someone who used to change his own oil, the inflation-fueled sticker shock took a minute to comprehend. Was my mechanic price gouging? Was I the victim of a nefarious plot by Dark Brandon, the alter-ego of President Joe Biden? What led to near triple-digit […]

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Littwin: Hickenlooper never gave up on Manchin. Could that really be why Manchin never gave up on the climate bill?

In the biggest congressional news of late and very possibly the most important since Joe Biden took office, Sen. Joe Manchin has changed his position — yes, one more time — on Biden’s much-reduced, yet-still-all-important climate-change package. In a city where secrets are rarely held for long, Manchin’s announcement of yet another change of heart […]

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President Biden plans to nominate Denver airport CEO to head FAA

By David Koenig, AP Airlines Writer The White House said Wednesday that President Joe Biden plans to nominate Phillip Washington, the CEO of Denver International Airport, to lead the Federal Aviation Administration. Washington is well known to Biden administration figures. In late 2020, he served on Biden’s transition, leading a team that advised the incoming […]

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Breast milk donations and goat milk: How Coloradans are battling through the baby formula shortage

Audra McNicholas went about her usual Monday routine on May 16, dropping her two daughters off at school before stopping at a store for her weekly grocery haul. Her shopping list typically includes infant formula for her son. The Greenwood Village mother nursed her girls, but that was not an option with her 11-month-old baby […]

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Prosecutors debunk Mesa County clerk Tina Peters’ 2020 election-fraud claims

By Christina A. Cassidy and and Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press Prosecutors in a western Colorado county said Thursday they found no evidence of tampering in the 2020 presidential election as alleged by a clerk who has become a prominent voice among those promoting former President Donald Trump’s false claims of a stolen election. The […]