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Family of boy killed in Vail avalanche awaits wrongful death trial 24.4.2018 Denver Post: Local
More than 2,330 days from the day Taft Conlin died in an in-bounds avalanche on Vail Mountain, his family will finally have its days in court.
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Colorado’s Republican attorney general, Cynthia Coffman, backing citizenship question on 2020 census 10.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, a Republican, has joined her GOP counterparts from two other states in supporting the Trump administration's controversial plans to reinstate a question about citizenship on the 2020 census.
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Republican Gov. Rick Scott enters Senate race in Florida, setting up marquee contest 9.4.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a close ally of President Donald Trump, formally entered the race for a U.S. Senate seat on Monday, kicking off a marquee contest against Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., that has major implications for control of the Senate next year.
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The Spot newsletter: Effort to expel GOP state lawmaker fails, Cory Gardner + NAFTA + Trump, fallout over Hancock text messages continues and more 4.4.2018 Denver Post: Outdoors
Welcome back to The Spot, where The Denver Post's politics team captures what's happening this week -- from the Colorado legislature to Denver city hall, with a stop through the halls of Congress in Washington, D.C.
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Cory Gardner urges Trump to use a new NAFTA deal to make it harder to add federal regulations 4.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado is pressing President Donald Trump to use NAFTA negotiations to transform federal rulemaking in a way that could thwart future environmental protections and other proposed regulations.
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Colorado rural high-speed broadband bill becomes law 3.4.2018 Denver Post: Local
A bill to accelerate construction of high-speed broadband internet service in rural Colorado is now law.
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Oil and gas bill to help cap “orphan wells” gets green light 2.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A proposal to keep unspent money in a budget account used by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to help pay for mitigating environmental impacts of abandoned oil and gas wells has gained state lawmakers' final approval.
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Cash-strapped Alaska eyes earnings from oil wealth fund 27.3.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The joke has always been that Alaska is so wealthy, it pays its residents to live here. But those yearly checks have gotten smaller, and could undergo a massive change, as Alaska struggles to pay state troopers and fix roads amid years of low oil prices.
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Republican congressmen defend $1 a day wage for immigrant detainees who work in private prisons 17.3.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
A group of 18 Republican congressman are urging the Trump administration to defend private prisons against lawsuits alleging immigrant detainees are forced to work for a wage of $1 a day.
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Fee hike for Colorado hunting, fishing licenses and state parks clears Senate in unanimous vote 15.3.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado Parks and Wildlife says the $8 increase in residential hunting and fishing licenses -- the first since 2005 -- will help offset rising costs and maintenance backlogs on dams.
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West Slope schools, fire departments owe Encana $5.7 million because the company miscalculated its gas production 6.3.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Garfield County, along with Colorado Mountain College and several school, fire and special taxing districts, will have to pay back oil and gas producer Encana about $5.7 million in overpaid property taxes
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Colorado won’t join 18 states opposing Trump EPA push to kill Clean Power Plan to fight climate change 2.3.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado won't join 18 states whose leaders this week took a legal stand against the Environmental Protection Agency's snuffing of the nation’s Clean Power Plan to fight climate change.
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Ex-interior officials say Zinke’s proposed overhaul is unnecessary 1.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's plan for a major realignment to put more of his department's decisionmakers in the field has a fundamental flaw in the eyes of some who spent their careers making those decisions: They're already out there.
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Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast U.S. lands 20.2.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000 employees.
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A Montana bill takes aim at wilderness study areas 2.2.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Sen. Steve Daines wants to slash protections for some of the state’s wildest land.
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Trump explains support for oil drilling in Arctic refuge 2.2.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
President Donald Trump said Thursday he "really didn't care" about opening a portion of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling but insisted it be included in tax legislation at the urging of others.
Utah’s approach to public lands won’t work 30.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
New Mexico exemplifies the risk of managing lands at the whim of local interests.
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Michael Bennet, Jared Polis put forth bill to bolster protection for more than 98,000 acres of federal land in Colorado 28.1.2018 Denver Post: Outdoors
As the outdoor recreation world rallied in Denver, two of Colorado’s leaders in Washington offered a plan to bolster protection for more than 98,000 acres of federal land in Eagle and Summit counties.
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First-ever rally of state recreation chiefs at convention in Denver propels ideas into political movement 27.1.2018 Denver Post: Local
A first-ever rally of directors of newly formed state outdoor recreation offices at the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show last week hopes to champion recreation as the next economic engine for rural and urban communities from coast to coast.
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Interior cancels decades-old protections for migratory birds 26.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
The rollback prompts broad opposition from former officials from both political parties.
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