Colorado lawmakers returning to work Wednesday have spiffier digs. The opening of the 2015 session marked return to business after years of renovations.
After years of construction at the state Capitol dome, the renovations are complete and the dome is once again open to the public.
Gov. John Hickenlooper will help mark the reopening of the Colorado Capitol dome, which has been closed to the public for repairs since late 2011.
State officials will be holding a dedication ceremony Thursday to mark the reopening of the newly restored Colorado Capitol dome.
Workers are putting the finishing touches on the new gold leaf covering the state Capitol’s dome.
The gold that will be used to replace the gilding on the state Capitol dome is back in Colorado after being transformed into gold leaf in Italy.
Gold mined in Colorado’s Cripple Creek and Victor areas is now on its way to Italy where it will be turned into gold leaf and then returned to the state.
The dome of the Colorado Capitol is going under wraps.
Donations are falling short to make repairs to the state Capitol, despite attempts to raise millions of dollars needed to bring the dome and building back to its original glory.
Colorado’s state Capitol dome is in desperate need of repair. State lawmakers said they haven’t come close to raising the money needed.