When a landowner hurled rocks at Roger Hill for wading and fishing in the Arkansas River, the octogenarian angler sued, arguing the river was navigable when Colorado became a state in 1876 and therefore public property and open for wading and fishing. The lawsuit threatened to upend decades of tenuous agreements around public access on […]
The 2015 spill damaged the Animas and San Juan rivers, and Colorado wildlands are still paying the price.
Notably absent for the second year in a row were fraudulent and unwanted telephone calls.
After losing every statewide race by eight points or more — and losing even more seats in the legislature — it is time to pronounce the Colorado GOP officially deceased
Weiser’s victory continues his trajectory as a rising Democratic star in Colorado
Weiser, a Democrat, is seeking reelection. Kellner, a Republican, is the top prosecutor in the 18th Judicial District.
Should voters blame high crime in Aurora on DA John Kellner? Or Colorado’s crime rate on Phil Weiser? Appellate skills are a higher priority
Indicted Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters raised $519,000 for her unsuccessful campaign for secretary of state between June 23 and July 27, enabling the Republican to cover travel expenses to Las Vegas and pay cost of a recount in the primary contest she lost by nearly 90,000 votes. The vast majority of the cash, or […]
By Dani Newsum and Christina Soliz The rollback of abortion rights by the conservative U.S. Supreme Court opens a dark chapter for reproductive rights. While we know that the mere legality of abortion never equaled access for communities of color, for a half century, Roe v. Wade served as a bulwark against state legislatures undermining […]
Alonzo Payne, the Democratic district attorney in Colorado’s San Luis Valley, resigned Wednesday less than halfway through his term amid criticism of his office’s relationship with crime victims and as he faced a recall election. The 12th Judicial District, which Payne oversaw, covers Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande and Saguache counties. Gov. Jared Polis […]