Position: As originally reported by Colorado Politics

Colorado’s drought set to be fourth worst on record

This year’s drought is one for the record books – especially for Southwest Colorado. The Colorado water year, which ends Oct. 31, looks to be the fourth-driest on record since the state began...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Money flowing into governor’s race hits $21.37 million

More than $27.7 million has flowed into campaign coffers of all kinds in Colorado in the most recent reporting period, from July 28 to Aug. 29, according to the secretary of state’s campaign...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado reserves wouldn’t last long in a recession

Colorado ranks slightly better than average among the states in how long the state could run on its “rainy day” reserves in a major recession. That’s not long, says a new report from the Pew...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Oil and gas industry picking up pace of campaign funding

While there has been plenty of angst about the amount of money going into the governor’s race (currently at $21.3 million and counting, just for the candidates) campaign finance reports released...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado to fly U.S. flag at half-staff in honor of Sen. John McCain

Update: Just after 2 p.m. Colorado time Monday, and after more than 24 hours of criticism, President Trump issued a statement honoring Sen. John McCain’s service and ordered all U.S. flags flown at...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trouble for Colorado?

A new forecast from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation shows signs that water levels at Lake Mead, which supplies water to three southwestern states and northern Mexico, could drop so low by next year...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. John Hickenlooper’s legacy of water

Gov. John Hickenlooper leaves office Jan. 8, 2019, after eight years in the position. He may be best remembered for guiding the state through its growing pains over the legalization of recreational...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

With big changes in Colorado beer sales ahead, lawmakers scramble on rules

Come Jan. 1, you should be able to walk into most Colorado grocery and convenience stores to buy full-strength beer, the result of a measure adopted by the General Assembly in 2016. But that...

DATE: May 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News