Hickenlooper Meets With Western States Governors To Discuss DroughtThe governors of 10 Western states, including Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, began a three-day meeting Wednesday in Lake Tahoe to tackle drought and other problems that don't respect state boundaries.
Interior Still Plans To Decide On Protection For Sage GrouseInterior Secretary Sally Jewell has reiterated the federal government will decide whether the greater sage grouse should get protected status despite legislation attempting to block such a listing.
Denver-Based Company Fined $7,000 For Death At Wyoming PlantThe Western Sugar Cooperative has paid a $7,000 fine in connection with a workplace accident that killed a woman at its beet-processing plant in Lovell early this year.
Govs. Hickenlooper, Herbert Appoint Mead To Governors Group PositionWyoming Gov. Matt Mead has been appointed vice chair of the National Governors Association's Natural Resources Committee.
U.S. Senate Majority Could Rest On The Sage GrouseAn obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November.
EPA Promotes Global Warming Proposal To GovernorsThe head of the Environmental Protection Agency promoted proposed clean power plant rules to Western governors Tuesday.
Obama Pitches Wildfire Plan To Western Governors In Colorado SpringsPresident Barack Obama on Monday encouraged a group of governors to support a plan to pay for wildfire suppression, and the proposal got a positive reception from the 10 leaders gathered for an annual summit.
10 Western Governors Meeting In Colorado SpringsTen Western governors are meeting this week in Colorado Springs to discuss issues including the drought and the environment.
Wyoming Board Considers Incentives Package For Colorado CompanyThe Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board has approved $13 million in grants to help a Colorado producer of ammunition magazines for guns move its manufacturing operations to Wyoming.
Company Makes Good On Leaving Colorado Over Gun LawsOne of the country's largest producers of ammunition magazines for guns is leaving Colorado and moving operations to Wyoming and Texas because of new state laws that include restrictions on how many cartridges a magazine can hold.
Hickenlooper Travels To Vegas To Talk Land Use, FiresLeaders from around the West convened a two-day meeting on Wednesday in Las Vegas to discuss land use, wildfires and environmental conservation.
Wyoming, Kansas Brace For More Colorado PotWyoming Gov. Matt Mead's says he's concerned about increased trafficking in his state as Colorado prepares to allow the sale of recreational marijuana to the public.