From the presence of social workers to the way schools carry out threat assessments, Colorado’s school safety landscape looks like a patchwork quilt of practices and resources.
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When Steven J. Summer retires as president and CEO of the Colorado Hospital Association at the end of the year, his successor is in place.
Despite the low money numbers, "I've got to follow this to the end," Hickenlooper says.
Colorado U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, a Republican, condemned conditions at detention centers used to hold illegal immigrants along the U.S. southern border during a congressional hearing.
A $93.4 million widening project for the Denver International Airport thoroughfare Peña Boulevard will move forward after receiving approval from city officials.
The Democratic candidates running for the seat held by U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner collectively raised more than twice as much as the Colorado Republican over the same period.
Alan Dershowitz, professor emeritus at Harvard University School of Law and one of President Trump's chief legal defenders in the media, will headline the 11th Annual Freedom Conference and Festival.
The move comes less than a week after the release of a voter survey showing her out-polling all but one of the Democrats running in Colorado's 2020 U.S. Senate primary.
Hal Bidlack: "Our state is best served when both sides of the election embrace the results of representative democracy. Perhaps we’ll get there one day, but clearly today is not that day."
He's entered a contest, known as "Out Astronaut," funded by a grant from the International Institute for Astronautical Sciences.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock vowed on Monday to build a more equitable city after he was sworn in to his third and final term in office.
U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado confirmed Monday that the Trump administration will seek to move the Bureau of Land Management headquarters to Grand Junction.
Of the 10 Denver schools with the highest asthma rates — including one campus with rates more than triple the district average — just one will participate in a new air quality monitoring pilot program to be launched next month.
"Misogyny and bigotry are ingrained within our political and institutional systems at all levels," Michal Rosenoer tells us.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock delivered his third inaugural address Monday. Here is the full text.
Steve Warnecke donated to John Hickenlooper's gubernatorial re-election campaign but says he's a "big believer" in President Trump.
Despite reports that U.S. immigration agents would be conducting deportation raids in U.S. cities over the weekend, as of Sunday evening there weren't any confirmed arrests in the metro area.
Getting the West together on a core set of common beliefs is a caricature worthy of a Buffalo Bill show.
The former Obama administration staffers who host the popular Pod Save America podcast return to Denver on Wednesday to talk progressive politics in front of a live audience while recording an episode of a show that's been dubbed "the voice of the resistance."
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Miller Hudson: "The notion that immigrants are stealing jobs is largely bogus, while criminals regularly steal from them in 'high reward — low risk' schemes. Preventing much of this would be easier if we offered work permits at the border and established a path to citizenship for families that have lived among us for decades."
Jimmy Sengenberger: "The real Ken Starr is an accomplished man of integrity. Yes, I said it. Ken Starr is a man of integrity."
The Western Conservative Summit in Denver drew such speakers as Donald Trump Jr., Rep. Dan Crenshaw, Sen. Cory Gardner, HUD Secretary Ben Carson, Rep. Ken Buck — and even Democratic Gov. Jared Polis.
U.S. Rep. Ken Buck of Windsor had a colorful description of Democrats who want to impeach President Trump Saturday night.
U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado Springs led a sermon of sorts at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver Saturday morning, as he spoke to two of the event's tenets: faith and freedom.
Donald Trump Jr. brought a ballroom full of conservatives to its feet Friday night in Denver with attacks on the press, social media giants and naysayers he mocked for refusing to acknowledge the achievements of his father's presidency.
John Andrews carries a lot of superlatives in his long career in politics: Nixon speech writer, former legislative leader and founder of the Western Conservative Summit.
Recall petitions against two more Colorado Democratic lawmakers were approved Friday by the office of Secretary of State Jena Griswold.
Here’s our recap of our best stories of the last seven days from the Colorado Politics staff.
Christopher Osher is joining Colorado Politics and The Gazette to launch a statewide investigative reporting team to continue the work that matters.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A court has asked the New Mexico Supreme Court to review an anti-corruption law under which the state attorney general had charged four public officials.
Colorado officials say greenhouse gas emissions in the state peaked in 2010 and have been in decline since.
“Stand in the door!”
A Colorado state email account that was created to report suspected child abuse and neglect went unchecked for over four years, and five possible cases that were undiscovered until May are now being investigated, officials said.
NEPHI, Utah — The wide metal barn on the Utah alfalfa farm owned by Russell and Diane Jones will host their youngest son's wedding next month. By September, they hope the structure will be full of marijuana plants.
Of GOP seats, only those held by Sens. Cory Gardner of Colorado and Martha McSally of Arizona are seen as tossups.
Polis was the first elected Democrat of any sort to address the 10-year-old gathering of right wingers.
Federal prosecutors say they have settled a lawsuit blaming a Colorado power company for a 2010 wildfire that burned about four square miles of land.
The Aurora attorney and Army Ranger veteran raised $430,461 for the three-month period ending June 30, according to numbers provided to Colorado Politics.
Former Colorado Senate President Kevin Grantham led the campaign to raise $10,884 through GoFundMe to commission the portrait.
Colorado plans to add another tolled express lane on Interstate 70 near Idaho Springs.
Hal Bidlack: "I’m so happy that in Colorado, we have leaders such as Polis and Bennet, and in the same way former Gov. Owens, who seem to feel that opposition is not being un-American but rather is something to learn from."
Residents who oppose the sale say their fight now shifts to the City Council, where they hope to find support for preserving the 155-acre property as open space.
A bipartisan bill aimed curbing suicides among law enforcement officers, co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, is headed to President Donald Trump for his signature.
The U.S. women’s national soccer team, fresh off its World Cup championship last Sunday, is welcome in Colorado, Gov. Jared Polis said Thursday morning.
He is Colorado's first Democratic governor to speak at the event in its 10-year history.
"I'm the daughter of great parents who always told me I could do anything and never put the typical gender norms on me."
"Give us our train or stop taking our money," says Longmont's mayor.
A Colorado meditation center run by a Buddhist organization has apologized for a failure to address sexual misconduct and other abuse.