Colorado man gets house arrest for Jan. 6 riot, calls himself an idiot
“Now he knows that he was misled by his president,” said the defense attorney for Glenn Wes Lee Croy
Colorado’s Aerospace Alley prepares for Space Command move to Alabama
In February, the Defense Department — operating under new President Joe Biden — announced it would investigate the circumstances behind Trump’s Space Command decision
The behind-the-scenes story of being Gov. Jared Polis during Colorado’s coronavirus crisis
“Who would think losing 6,000 people could ever be a win instead of 8,000? It’s just horrific every day,” the Democrat said.
In Colorado, whether you want a coronavirus vaccine may depend on your party affiliation, new poll shows
Magellan Strategies found that only 55% percent of registered voters in Colorado who haven’t been inoculated want to receive a vaccine once it becomes available to them, including only 29% of Republicans
Department of Defense inspector general to investigate Space Command headquarters relocation
The Trump administration announced on Jan. 13 that the Space Command headquarters would be in Huntsville, Alabama, infuriating Republican and Democratic officials alike in Colorado
Biden administration cancels Trump policy giving local and state officials power to block conservation purchases
Acting Interior Secretary Scott de la Vega rescinded a November order from former Secretary David Bernhardt that had been criticized by both Republicans and Democrats
Joe Biden’s pause on oil and gas development on public lands splits conservationists, industry
Conservationists say suspending leasing and drilling offers a chance to overhaul an antiquated natural resources management system. Energy producers predict billions in losses for Western communities.
Colorado sues Bureau of Land Management over Western Slope management plan from William Perry Pendley
The state’s argument that Pendley, the BLM’s “acting director,” did not have the authority to approve anything mirrors a federal case in Montana that overturned three resource-management plans.
Trump administration passes up Colorado, will move U.S. Space Command to Alabama
The decision immediately prompted accusations from Gov. Jared Polis, a Democrat, and Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers, a Republican, that the move was politically motivated and influenced by President Donald Trump
Oil companies lock in drilling on western public lands, challenging Joe Biden on climate
In Colorado, a dozen permits are approved or pending to drill in Pawnee National Grassland, a birding destination where wildflowers and cactuses bloom below the buttes
Unemployed Coloradans won’t see federal jobless aid for weeks despite Trump signing coronavirus relief bill
The lag is due to potential changes in guidelines by the U.S. Department of Labor and the need to reprogram Colorado’s unemployment computer system
Trump administration plans would ease protections for sage grouse in West
U.S. officials plan to formally publish what are called supplemental environmental impact statements on Friday for the management of greater sage grouse habitat on public lands in seven states
U.S. Forest Service approves protection of Colorado’s Sweetwater Lake, but big questions remain
Interior Sec. David Bernhardt’s order on Friday requires new provisions for Land and Water Conservation Fund allocations, further clouding the Great American Outdoors Act.
States, land managers still waiting for details on conservation funding under Great American Outdoors Act
Congress promises its own Land and Water Conservation Fund funding plan if Trump Administration federal land managers don’t provide specifics. “Apparently, they’ve already lost their interest in taking care of our public lands,” said Colorado’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet.
Trump officials end gray wolf protections across most of U.S.
Colorado voters will decide next week whether to reintroduce gray wolves in the state
Opinion: DACA is good for business, good for our community and good for our country
William Perry Pendley says he’s still on the job as acting director of Bureau of Land Management
Pendley said he firmly disagreed with a court’s decision that he should be removed from BLM and has continued to fulfill his duties as assigned
Seven big takeaways from Cory Gardner and John Hickenlooper’s third — and most fiery — debate
The two U.S. Senate candidates faced off hours after Colorado elections officials began mailing ballots to voters across the state
Trump administration: Climate change not a threat to rare wolverine found in Colorado
A federal judge four years ago had blocked an attempt to withdraw protections that were first proposed in 2010, pointing to evidence from government scientists that wolverines were “squarely in the path of climate change."