Colorado legislators passed a half-dozen bills this session to increase oversight on law enforcement in response to public outcry over allegations of police misconduct in the state and nationally.
A plan to expand Interstate 25 to six lanes from the Denver metro area through northern Colorado faces some big obstacles.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday ordered state agencies to take steps to protect the shrinking population of greater sage grouse in hopes of avoiding a listing under the federal Endangered Species Act, which would trigger tougher conservation rules.
State and federal wildlife managers on Friday morning shared their expectations for this year’s wildfire potential.
Colorado’s governor defended the embattled Department of Human Services to state lawmakers who have complained that the agency that oversees child welfare needs a new direction.
State and federal fire managers are preparing to release their forecast for the 2015 wildfire season in Colorado.
Curiously, 86 Colorado lawmakers thought a letter sent to Gov. John Hickenlooper, one week after the session, was the best way to address problems within the Department of Human Services.
The U.S. Secretary of Education visited an elementary school in Denver after it showed significant improvement.
Colorado is slogging through a wetter than normal spring, with heavy rains restoring much-needed moisture to parched rangeland and sending some rivers over the banks.
Nearly 90 of Colorado’s 100 lawmakers have asked Gov. John Hickenlooper to oust leaders at the state’s Department of Human Services. That’s the agency that oversees child welfare, youth prisons and mental institutions.