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CPW Celebrates National Bat Week

BATNational Bat Week, a campaign to inspire Americans to help protect bats, kicks off October 26th. This initiative is important to Colorado, home of 18 species of bats, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) who is monitoring bat hibernation sites this winter for the effects of White-nose Syndrome Continue reading

Man Killed on Oil Rig North of Parachute

fatal-300An investigation is underway after a worker was killed in an accident on a drilling rig in western Colorado. WPX Energy spokeswoman Susan Alvillar says the man was killed Tuesday night on Continue reading

Colorado Big Game Structure for 2015-19

colorado parksAfter more than a year of discussion and public participation, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission recently approved the a five-year big game season structure, which will become effective next year. The approved season structure process and framework, including season dates, are now available online. According to a release, the CPW Continue reading

Video Claims To Expose Colorado Voter Fraud

Ballot-300An new video by conservative guerrilla filmmaker James O’Keefe that claims to raise questions about the integrity of ballots in Colorado was released overnight. The undercover video focuses on Colorado’s hotly contested Senate race between Senator Mark Udall and congressman Cory Gardner. Continue reading

Clinton Stumping for Udall…Again

hillaryHillary Clinton is back in Colorado. The former Secretary of State was in town last week for a fundraiser for embattled Democratic Senator Mark Udall. On Tuesday she headlined a get-out-the-vote rally for Udall, Governor John Hickenlooper and Democratic congressional candidate Andrew Romanoff. Clinton has been Continue reading

Clerk Allows Udall Propaganda Near Polling Place

mark-udall-300A Colorado county clerk has reversed her order that a university remove copies of the student newspaper from boxes outside the student union yesterday because the front page had coverage of Democratic Senator Mark Udall’s visit to campus. Larimer County Clerk Angela Myers, a Republican, said the front-page photo and story Continue reading

Unemployment Rate Drops in Colorado

Unemployment2State officials say Colorado gained 14,600 jobs in September and the unemployment rate dropped to 4.7 percent. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment said yesterday most of the gains came from the private sector. The Continue reading

Ballots Trickling in to Elections Clerks

Ballot-300Northwest Colorado ballots are trickling into local county elections clerks. An updated count on the number of ballots turned in by voters across the state show that 700 Routt County residents have turned in their ballots. 325 Moffat County voters and 187 Rio Blanco County voters have done the same. In all three counties, the Continue reading

Official Wants to Ban Most Marijuana Edibles

MARIJUANA-300A Colorado health official wants to ban many edible forms of marijuana, including brownies, cookies and most candies. Jeff Lawrence of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has recommended retail marijuana edibles be limited to lozenges and tinctures, also known as liquid drops. It’s one of dozens being Continue reading

Early Voting Starts Today

Ballot-300Residents across Colorado are able to vote in person or drop off ballots at polling centers starting today. Counties were able to mail ballots to voters starting Tuesday for the November 4th election. As of Friday, 657 voters in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties had voted, the majority of those coming from Routt County.

Appearance of Edible Pot up for Discussion

MARIJUANA-300Marijuana regulators in Colorado have already tightened rules on popular forms of edible pot by requiring manufacturers to make it easier to tell how much of the drug consumers are eating. Now they’re writing new rules on what the products themselves look like. A third and possibly final workgroup meeting today is focused on Continue reading

Warren Stumps for Udall

warrenOne of the Democratic Party’s biggest stars was in Colorado to help embattled Senator Mark Udall. Senator Elizabeth Warren joined Udall at get-out-the-vote events in Boulder and Englewood on Friday. The Massachusetts liberal is very popular with the Democratic party’s base, which is less likely to vote in a non-presidential election. Udall Continue reading