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[REGIONAL NEWS] Colorado mine’s ties to Interior secretary unsettle tourist town

Posted by   /  June 11, 2019  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

The mine’s array of powerful allies is inspiring deep unease among leaders in Glenwood Springs By Ben Lefebvre | POLITICO The Mid-Continent quarry has sat for decades in the hills of western Colorado, where kayakers paddle the Roaring Fork River and tourists soak in the natural hot springs. But now a proposed expansion of the […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] How Gov. Polis plans to get Colorado using 100% renewable energy by 2040

Posted by   /  May 31, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Regional News  /  No Comments

Gov. Jared Polis on Thursday outlined an ambitious roadmap toward Colorado using 100% renewable energy by 2040./The Denver Channel By Ryan Osborne | The Denver Channel Gov. Jared Polis on Thursday outlined an ambitious roadmap toward Colorado using 100% renewable energy by 2040. The plan includes modernizing the Public Utilities Commission, growing green jobs, and […]

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Colorado could save $2.5 billion by rapidly shutting down its coal power plants

Posted by   /  January 9, 2019  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

In the Centennial State, greener and cheaper are one and the same By David Roberts | Vox California may get the bulk of the media attention, but when it comes to clean energy, it’s worth keeping an eye on Colorado. There’s an argument to be made that no state is better positioned to accelerate a […]

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Colorado homeowners lose case against next door cannabis biz; ‘ruling a step forward’ says Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group Partner and Director of Medical Cannabis Department

Posted by   /  November 1, 2018  /  Cannabis, Courts/Law, Real Estate  /  No Comments

  The marijuana business had been sued for damages under anti-racketeering laws. The case was seen as a major threat to the state’s cannabis industry By John Ingold | The Colorado Sun A southern Colorado marijuana grow facility did not hurt the property values of a neighboring couple, a jury in Denver decided Wednesday, ending […]

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Colorado farmers hurt by drought worry it could get worse

Posted by   /  September 14, 2018  /  Water  /  No Comments

  Just about all the water that feeds Arizona, Nevada and southern California originates in Colorado By Jason Blevins and Kevin Simpson | The Colorado Sun John Harold charges his Chevy through chest-high stalks of sweet corn. He’s talking on his phone, scribbling notes. He’s got corn-harvesting crews spread across the Uncompahgre Valley, picking more […]

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Drilling and suburbia collide in Colorado fracking fight

Posted by   /  September 10, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

  By Amy Harder | Axios A fight underway here in Colorado over a ballot initiative curtailing oil and gas drilling is NIMBYism at its most stark. Why it matters:NIMBYism — “not in my backyard” opposition — is as old as time and often has a negative reputation. But in the case of Colorado, it […]

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First-time homebuyers: Your time is now

Posted by   /  October 4, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Suzanne De Vita | RisMedia Fall is for first-timers. Seventy of the top 100 largest metropolitan areas see more starter homes on-market in October, November and December, relieving prices 4.8 percent over spring, according to the recently released Trulia Inventory and Price Watch. The most dramatic shifts—in favor of first-time homebuyers—in prices and supply […]

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Arizona lawmakers weigh in on case pitting gay rights, religious rights

Posted by   /  September 9, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Adrienne St. Clair | Cronkite News Three Arizona lawmakers were among the scores of House and Senate members who filed a court brief Thursday defending the Colorado cake shop owner that was sued for refusing to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for Aug. 30,2017: Oskar Blues Brewery shut down beer production in Tuesday afternoon, filling 88,800 cans with safe water.

Posted by   /  August 30, 2017  /  Regional News  /  No Comments

  Colorado: Trading booze for water: Brewers halt production to can water for hurricane-ravaged Texas Utah business leaders decry Utah governor’s lack of ‘will’ to improve air quality New Mexico: Glimmers of hope show through despair from senseless deaths Las Vegas home prices rose 7.3% in June, outpacing US average California: Another week, another resignation; […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for Aug. 27, 2017: Utah will probably miss EPA’s December deadline for latest plan to control pollution in Wasatch Front’s inversions.

Posted by   /  August 27, 2017  /  Regional News  /  No Comments

  Utah: Advocates growing impatient as new plan for cleaner air falls behind schedule Colorado: Real estate boom turns up heat on Leadville — “the last frontier mountain town” California: The debate over single-payer healthcare isn’t going away. Here’s why New Mexico: Guardianship legal battle ends in secrecy Las Vegas: Floyd Mayweather stops Conor McGregor […]

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