Wilderness Workshop leads conservation groups blocking 53 fracking leases in the Piceance Basin
Animas River sees lowest flow in recorded history as southwest remains in exceptional drought
Scott Franz reports state lawmakers are feeling on edge as they prepare to return to work in Denver
The state has overhauled oil & gas rules, giving local communities more authority to regulate the industry, but as Maeve Conran of KGNU reports, 2 Front Range counties have radically different ideas of what local control means
There’s often a divide between Colorado’s rural lawmakers and those representing larger communities along the urban Front Range. That dynamic was apparent during the 2014 legislative session with Republicans routinely blaming Democrats for waging what they said is a "war on rural Colorado."
Could closing time change for your local watering hole? That's a statehouse proposal under consideration, allowing Colorado communities to decide whether to extend bar hours. Some feel a change to the law could do more harm than good.