Ken Salazar

President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a campaign event at Colorado College in Colorado Springs  (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Wraps Up Campaign Visit In Colorado Springs

President Barack Obama has wrapped up his two-day campaign visit to Colorado with a rally in Colorado Springs.


Interior Secretary Ken Salazar (credit: CBS)

Interior Plan Expedites Solar Development In Colorado, The West

The Obama administration moved Tuesday to streamline the development of large-scale solar projects on public lands by approving 17 vast tracts across the West it says has the highest power-generating potential and the fewest environmental impacts.


A C-130 drops slurry on the Flagstaff Fire. (credit: CBS)

1932 Law Prevents Military From Initially Offering Aircraft To Fight Wildfires

Wildfires destroyed some 600 homes and burned more than 100,000 acres in Colorado during the past two months and several homeowners contacted 4 On Your Side Investigator Rick Sallinger to ask where the military was when the fires broke out.


Interior Secretary Ken Salazar (credit: CBS)

Interior Secretary Checking Out Energy Research

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is checking out one of the top renewable energy research facilities in Colorado.


On June 30, 2012, Maggie Baker (R) and her sister-in-law Nellie Bowman walk through the remains of her brother-in-law's home which was burnt to the ground in the High Park Fire in Bellvue. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

Victims Of 2 Devastating Wildfires Pack Community Meetings

The shock is still wearing off for victims of the High Park Fire and the Waldo Canyon Fire, and elected officials are meeting with residents to let them know how they are helping out.


Bacon Vows Conservation Easement For Colorado Ranch

Billionaire Louis Bacon plans to protect the rest of his vast landholdings in southern Colorado from development if the government moves ahead with plans to create a new 5 million-acre conservation corridor in Colorado and New Mexico.


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Judge Reviewing BLM Roan Plateau Decision

A judge is considering whether the federal government followed environmental regulations when deciding to drill for natural gas on Colorado’s Roan Plateau.


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Denver Civic Center Recommended To Become National Historic Landmark

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock wants the Denver Civic Center to become a National Historic Landmark. The mayor gave personal testimony to support its candidacy to the National Park System Advisory Board Landmarks Committee.


Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Paul Sandoval: A Rare Political Pioneer

Colorado lost a true political pioneer in Paul Sandoval, last week. The Colorado political landscape would look far different without his influence and for many reasons, we are not likely to see the likes of him in today’s environment.


Interior Secretary Ken Salazar (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Federal Officials Say They’re Ready For Wildfires In Colorado & Other States

There have already been two major fires in Colorado this year, and federal officials say as more break out in the state this year they’ll be ready.





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