Posted inEnvironment, News, Wildfire

She thought the evacuation was a precaution. Then the Cal-Wood fire erased her family’s Boulder County home.

BOULDER — When Courtney Walsh received a text Saturday afternoon that her home north of Boulder was in the mandatory evacuation area for the Cal-Wood fire, she thought she was being ordered to leave just as a precaution. Still, she rushed back to her house on Foothills Ranch Drive to get her family together. She […]

Posted inPolitics and Government

What you need to know about the ethics complaint against John Hickenlooper, explained in 6 questions

The ethics case against former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is escalating ahead of a scheduled hearing on whether he violated the state’s constitutional gift ban by accepting flights on private jets and attending an exclusive conference in Italy. Hickenlooper, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, faces a subpoena to testify at a hearing Thursday before […]

Posted inNews, Politics and Government

Cory Gardner, Mike Johnston draw early money from outside Colorado in U.S. Senate race

Outside money is an early force for the Republican incumbent and leading Democratic fundraiser in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race. U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner raised a little more than $2 million from Jan. 1 through March 31 with only 22 percent — $448,000 — from Colorado residents, according to a Colorado Sun analysis of campaign finance […]