Ken Salazar

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar speaks during the White House Forum on American Latino Heritage October 12, 2011 at the Interior Department in Washington. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Salazar: Protect Planet While Using Resources

It’s important to protect the planet as we use its resources, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Monday night at a conference where he spoke on the Colorado River but also took a swipe at a Colorado congressman’s push for oil shale development.

04/10/2012

Joe Coors Jr. (credit: CBS)

Joe Coors Announcing Run In 7th District

Joe Coors Jr., the great-grandson of brewery founder Adolph Coors, announced Tuesday that he’ll challenge congressional Democratic incumbent Rep. Ed Perlmutter in Colorado’s 7th District.

01/31/2012

The San Luis Valley (credit: CBS)

Salazar Explores Preservation In San Luis Valley

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar wants to find ways to preserve the history and natural resources in the San Luis Valley, the region where he was born and raised.

01/04/2012

The Trujillo Homesteads (credit: doi.gov)

Trujillo Homesteads Is National Historic Landmark

A 19th century Latino settlement in Colorado’s San Luis Valley is being recognized as an important part of the nation’s history.

01/03/2012

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

Salazar To Discuss Western Natural Resources In Colorado

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says he wants to help communities in the San Luis Valley conserve the area’s natural and cultural resources.

01/02/2012

Bison at Yellowstone National Park on June 1, 2011. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Salazar Considering Bison Transfer To Colorado

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is asking national park officials to consider the Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado as a potential refuge for Yellowstone bison.

12/14/2011

Andrew Romanoff (credit: andrewromanoff.com)

Former Speaker Romanoff Won’t Run In 6th District

Former Colorado Speaker of the House Andrew Romanoff said Tuesday he won’t run for Congress in the 6th District, ending weeks of speculation on whether he would campaign for a seat that’s more favorable to Democrats because of new congressional lines.

12/06/2011

An artist's rendition of what Christo's project "Over the River" will look like. (credit: CBS)

Salazar Announces Approval Of ‘Over The River’

The artist Christo will be allowed to drape huge pieces of fabric over the Arkansas River in Colorado, Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced on Monday.

11/07/2011

Solar panels at Solar TAC (credit: CBS)

Government Pushes Solar Energy In West

The Obama administration has identified 17 areas in six western states as prime candidates for solar energy projects on public lands.

10/27/2011

Hanging Lake (credit: Young Kim)

Climb Up To Hanging Lake Is More Than Worth It

Hanging Lake, the tourist destination east of Glenwood Springs, was recently named a National Natural Landmark. Find out more about why some people just can’t stop coming back to this unique Colorado spot.

10/18/2011

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