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Western Slope county rejects solar project over fear of losing a sliver of farmland

A plan to provide solar power to a Western Slope rural electric cooperative ran aground last week when the Delta County Board of Commissioners rejected a zoning change for the 472-acre project, citing concerns over the loss of farmland in the county. The 80-megawatt solar project proposed by Guzman Energy would have supplied the Delta-Montrose […]

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Colorado abortion providers are preparing for an influx of patients from Texas

Abortion providers in Colorado saw the difference when Texas banned abortions at the start of the pandemic. More calls from Texas area codes. More Texas license plates. More stories about 16-hour drives.  Now, providers are preparing for what could be a far more sustained increase, as a near-total ban on abortion takes effect in Texas, […]

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Colorado governor pressures PUC to protect utility customers from storm price surges

Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday urged the state Public Utilities Commission to protect consumers from gas and electric price spikes experienced by utility companies during the Valentine’s Day weekend Southwest cold snap, adding pressure to a PUC investigation of power company requests to raise prices.  Utilities have told regulators in multiple states that their costs […]