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Here’s our recap of our best stories of the last seven days from the Colorado Politics staff.


> Polis calls for donations to fight recall attempt against him

> Polis channels Trump on 'do-over' to fight recall

> Denver DA McCann disciplines 2nd in command over baseball-bat complaint, 'demeaning' acts

> Poll: More Colorado voters oppose Polis recall; think statehouse Dems went too far

Trump Russia Probe

Rep. Ken Buck, R-Windsor, questions former special counsel Robert Mueller as he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on his report on Russian election interference, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

> COVER STORY | Mile High growing pains: Is Denver's development a boon, a bane, or both?

> INSIGHTS | Ben Carson, a local conservative favorite, knows Denver’s struggles

> TRAIL MIX | Hold your horses! Ducking taunts are not new

> LYNN BARTELS | Picking a party is a weighty decision

> CAPITOL M | Colorado gets a new governor (briefly) this week

> Q&A with Shawn Martini | Tilling the soil for Colorado agriculture

> Colorado's Buck elicits Mueller bombshell: Trump could be indicted

Ivanka Trump Colorado

President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump holds a training circuit board during a tour of Lockheed Martin in Littleton, Colo., Monday, July 22, 2019. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP)

> Ivanka Trump talks alternate employment pathways at Colorado Lockheed Martin facility

> Legislators from Mesa County want to move state agency to Grand Junction

> Colorado's conservation-easement paybacks could run more than $270 million

> Bennet, Gardner seek federal refunds on RTD's Denver Union Station financing

> Tom's Diner of Denver recommended for landmark status over owner's objection

> Gardner: Federal government encourages theft by inaction on marijuana banking laws

> Bill would expand renewable energy on federal lands in Colorado

> Federal appeals court revives lawsuit over Colorado's TABOR

> Colorado Rep. Scott Tipton behind key renewable energy bill

> Recall petition against Colorado state senator re-approved

> Michael Moore backhands Hickenlooper as he talks 2020 strategy (VIDEO)

> 'View' host to Hickenlooper: Which candidate are you? (VIDEO)

> Presidential candidate Kamala Harris to appear in Denver

> 2 Colorado cities pass resolutions opposing national popular vote law

> Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck move to new Denver radio station

> Colorado's prison population, once forecast to boom, now is expected to level

> ASPEN SECURITY FORUM | What's keeping generals up at night? Cyber threats

> ASPEN SECURITY FORUM | Amid Fort Carson bloodshed, Afghanistan seeks an end to war

> Republican governors gather in Aspen, joined by Sarah Sanders

> Trump has not built a single mile of new border wall after 2½ years in office

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