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  1. Colorado's approach for managing land is far superior to Utah'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Denver Post

    It's a long and winding road to the top of the Roan Plateau, where outdoorsmen and wildlife lovers have serenity and isolation - for now. Potshots at government overreach and bureaucratic red tape are easier to plink than fish in a barrel.


  2. Hermosa Creek in southwest Colorado gains protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Denver Post

    In a win for both conservationists and snowmobile riders, more than 100,000 acres of wilderness in southwest Colorado soon will gain an extra layer of protection under legislation that passed the U.S. Senate on Friday. The safeguards for the Hermosa Creek area near Durango were included as part of a broad defense bill that sailed through the Senate by an 89-11 vote.


  3. House narrowly passes spending package ahead of deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

    The least productive Congress in history neared the end of its term on Thursday night with the House narrowly passing a $1.1 trillion compromise spending package that would fund the government through next September after a rancorous debate that underlined divisions within both Republican and Democratic caucuses. The bill's passage on a vote of 219-205 was a victory for both Speaker John Boehner and President Obama, both of whom lobbied intensely for their respective allies to pass the larger spending package even after it was larded up with partisan riders instead of just a short-term continuing resolution to fund the government for just three months.


  4. Immigration vote surprisingly splits two Colorado RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    Two Colorado Republican congressmen who campaigned as advocates for immigration reform have split on their votes for a symbolic measure to overturn President Obama's recent executive orders on immigration. Current Congressman and Senator-elect Cory Gardner voted Thursday with most House Republicans in support of the Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act.


  5. Gardner Votes To Overturn Obama Immigration OrderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | CBS Local

    Colorado's next Senator, Rep. Cory Gardner, voted Thursday with most House Republicans to repeal President Obama's order allowing more than 4 million immigrants in the country illegally to stay, triggering accusations that his pledge to help immigrant communities during his campaign this year was hollow. Gardner's fellow Republican Rep. Mike Coffman, who has also tacked to the center on immigration, was one of only seven House Republicans to vote to uphold Obama's order from last month.


  6. The Opaque World of Committee AssignmentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Roll Call

    How did Young, a freshman-to-be, end up with a committee assignment on Appropriations? One of the older truisms routinely applied to politicians is, "Where you stand is where you sit." In other words, their ideology flows clearly from their life experience.


  7. Sen. Michael Bennet: Compromise, collaboration a recipe for success in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Fort Morgan Times

    While 2014 certainly brought our nation a range of challenges - the outbreak of Ebola in Africa, our fight against ISIL, Washington's ongoing dysfunction - Coloradans have reasons to be optimistic. This year we have seen collaboration and compromise, economic growth, and encouraging signs for the year to come.


  8. Immmigration order may create opportunity, confusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Vail Daily News

    This undated file photo is an illegal immigrant trying to climb over a security fence that divides the Mexico-United States' border at the International Bridge, north pass in Arizona. President Obama announced sweeping changes in the nation's immigration policy, although how they'll be implemented remains to be determined.


  9. Hickenlooper: The next "giant leap" into space begins in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Denver Post

    A model of an Orion service module is pictured on Nov. 17 in Berlin. Orion, which was engineered by Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Colorado, will undergo its first test launch on Dec. 4. Many Coloradans will have seen blockbuster movies like "Gravity" and "Interstellar" and felt the wonder and excitement of space travel and exploration, but you may not realize that the type of innovation we see on the big screen is being designed by our neighbors right here in Colorado.


  10. A bill to protect Hermosa Creek has only weeks left to pass CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Denver Post

    Colorado lawmakers are racing the clock to pass a bipartisan wilderness bill that would protect wide swaths of the Hermosa Creek region, in the southwest corner of the state. The measure is in a strong position after a key U.S. Senate panel voted this month in favor of a new land-use plan for Hermosa Creek that supporters said would provide outdoor havens for backpackers and snowmobile riders.


  11. Stefanik announces staff hiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Albany Times Union

    Lindley Kratovil, a former staffer of Reps. Scott Tipton, R-CO, and Todd Rokita, R-IN, and Emily Hunter, a former staffer of Rep. Kevin Yoder, R-KS, are joining Stefanik's staff for her first term in Congress, according to a release.


  12. Gunnison sage-grouse listing is a confirmation of grassroots conservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Hill

    Dan Ashe, director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, took fire from both sides over his agency's decision last week to list the Gunnison sage-grouse as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act. Several Western politicians threatened to sue over a listing they thought was too restrictive and dismissed voluntary conservation efforts.


  13. Is lawsuit warranted over Gunnison sage grouse listing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Denver Post

    A Gunnison sage grouse fans its tail feathers near Gunnison. The bird, best known for its mating dance, is now federally protected.


  14. Lawsuit-inspired listing ends 20 years of sage-grouse conservation effortsRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Western Livestock Journal

    Last Wednesday, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed the Gunnison sage-grouse under the Endangered Species Act as "threatened," disappointing groups from all sides of the debate. "The Gunnison sage-grouse listing takes a large step backward in species conservation and capitulates to extreme activists disregarding over 20 years of successful science-based conservation outcomes," the Colorado Cattlemen's Association shared in a press release.


  15. Rockies Today, November 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Missoula Independent Online

    Top news links, courtesy of Mountain West News. Alberta First Nations file lawsuit to stop Site C hydropower project in B.C. Four First Nations in British Columbia have filed a lawsuit challenging the federal government's approval of BC Hydropower's Site C dam on the Peace River because they believe the hydroelectric dam will affect the ... (more)


  16. Colorado: More political diddling over modest land billRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Summit County Voice

    In what may become a Christmas miracle, Congress is poised to actually pass a land protection measure before the end of the session. Lawmakers this week said they reached a compromise on a bill to protect the Hermosa Creek watershed near Durango .


  17. Top Story - John Salazar RetiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | KNUS-AM Aurora

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  18. Gunnison sage grouse gets federal protection to prevent extinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Denver Post

    A Gunnison sage grouse with tail feathers fanned near Gunnison. The obscure, chicken-sized bird, best known for its mating dance, is now federally protected.


  19. Editorial: Gunnison sage grouse listing snubs local effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Denver Post

    A male Gunnison sage grouse shows off during mating season in this April 11, 2007, file photo. It's unfortunate the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service felt obliged to list the Gunnison sage grouse this week as a threatened species - unfortunate because it is unnecessary and because state and local officials have worked hard to avoid the listing through aggressive measures to protect the bird.


  20. Election 2014Read the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Cortez Journal News

    Right up to Election Day, polls showed Beauprez leading. Seeing a chance to claim a governor's seat, the Republican party hit Hickenlooper with all it had, including a claim that he was “threatening to set a mass murderer free.” In truth, the governor had granted Chuck E. Cheese killer Nathan Dunlap a temporary reprieve from the death ... (more)