A number of local families are experiencing separation driven by economic need since the oil and gas industry dropped off in western Garfield County in 2009.
An industrial accident is being blamed for one death at a fracking site in Weld County.
Boulder County commissioners are deciding whether to extend a ban on new oil and gas development in unincorporated parts of the county.
After two years of Democratic dominance, Colorado’s Legislature next year returns to divided control, with Democrats in charge of the House and Republicans ruling the Senate.
Hickenlooper cruised into office in 2010 and engineered political goodwill, forged relationships with business and environmental groups, and remained the affable leader most seemed to love. So why the tough fight?
Bob Beauprez believes he can mount a comeback. He thinks Colorado will, too — if he’s elected.
A group studying land disputes over hydraulic fracturing in Colorado is holding its second meeting during its months-long effort to come up with recommendations for state lawmakers next year.
We’re used to seeing the big races and ballot issues fight it out over the TV airwaves, but now the fight for the Colorado State Senate joins the crowded commercial breaks.
Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday told a group he assembled to study land-use clashes between Colorado’s energy industry and homeowners that he’s hopeful the suggestions they give state lawmakers can be a model for other places grappling with the issue.
Gov. John Hickenlooper says resolving land-use conflicts between energy companies and homeowners is one of the most important issues he’s worked on and he’s optimistic a panel he assembled will provide recommendations to minimize clashes.