User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Regional
Category: Government :: Colorado
Last updated: Oct 25 2020 21:40 IST RSS 2.0
 
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As Colorado wildfires burn, fears that climate change is causing “multi-level emergency” mount 25.10.2020 Denver Post: Local
The record-breaking forest fires burning in Colorado even as winter sets in are the latest sign climate change is hitting the West hard, causing scientists to up their rhetoric and warn it is past time to move beyond planning and start aggressively acting.
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Cameron Peak fire update: Blaze becomes first in Colorado history to top 200,000 acres 18.10.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The largest wildfire in Colorado’s recorded history topped 200,000 acres Sunday, becoming the first known fire in the state to grow that large.
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Immigrants brace for potential ICE arrests targeting Denver 30.9.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado's immigrant advocates are calling potential Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrests targeting so-called sanctuary cities, including Denver, a political tactic by the president ahead of the Nov. 3 election.
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Here are the Colorado mountains, bodies of water that people want to rename because of racist connotations 18.9.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado's newly formed geographic naming board has received 16 requests to change the names of mountains and open areas in the state -- many because of the current names' derogatory connotations toward Native Americans or Black people.
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Post Premium: Top stories for Aug. 31-Sept. 6 6.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
As Colorado's climate continues to warm, bringing with it more frequent drought these past 20 years, water is an increasingly valuable commodity -- and one that's absolutely necessary to fuel the development boom along the Front Range.
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‘Somebody has to keep people on their toes’ 1.9.2020 High Country News Most Recent
High Country News’ unlikely and remarkable origin story.
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Alaska moves infamous “Into the Wild” bus to deter deadly trek into backcountry 2.8.2020 Denver Post: Outdoors
A bus made famous by "Into The Wild" has been removed from Alaska's backcountry to deter people from making dangerous treks.
Here’s the list of people who will consider name changes to Colorado landmarks 1.8.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Gov. Jared Polis on Friday announced the board members of a new commission to rename Colorado roads, mountains, passes and landmarks which honor problematic figures in the state's history.
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Colorado companies ride a rising tide of oil prices higher 1.7.2020 Denver Post: Business
The biggest quarterly jump in oil prices in three decades helped shares of several Colorado companies double and even triple in value during the second quarter.
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Colorado lost more than 7,000 clean energy jobs since coronavirus pandemic, industry organization says 17.6.2020 Denver Post: Business
Colorado and the country continue to lose clean energy jobs by the thousands since the coronavirus pandemic hit this country, a national industry group said Monday.
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ICE appoints new field office director in Denver 28.5.2020 Denver Post: Local
John Fabbricatore, 47, spent much of 2019 as acting field officer director. He oversees enforcement of the United States' immigration laws across a 207,000-square-mile area encompassing Colorado and Wyoming.
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Letters: Fix unemployment backlog (5/23/20) 23.5.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Fix unemployment backlog As irresponsible and stupid as it sounds to say, my frustration has gotten to me; fix the broken unemployment system or re-open the state so we can earn money. If you owned a business, a service, anything, and you knew you were about to become overwhelmed with work, would you: a) do nothing, nothing at all? b) possibly hire more staff, extend hours of operation? Or c) completely ignore the situation and allow your customers to figure it out?
Two immigrants confirmed to have COVID-19 in Aurora detention facility 22.5.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Two immigrants in the Aurora detention center have contracted COVID-19, marking the first outbreak among people being held there after employees reported getting sick. The two are among 1,181 confirmed cases inside immigration detention centers across the country. This comes after two ICE employees at the Aurora detention center, operated by private prison company GEO […]
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Colorado petroleum shares shredded in dreadful quarter for U.S. stocks 2.4.2020 Denver Post: Business
The first quarter, especially March, will go down in the record books for U.S. stock markets, including a majority of Colorado companies.  But investors should stay buckled in -- there may be a lot more bumps ahead.
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Forest Service closes all of its trailheads, campgrounds and picnic sites across Colorado 27.3.2020 Denver Post: Outdoors
Plus, Colorado Parks and Wildlife closed all of its campgrounds.
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Letters: Ken Buck is wrong about this virus (3/21/20) 22.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Buck is wrong about this virus Re: “Buck: “It’s just craziness to shut down businesses,” March 19 news story
CEO of Colorado’s Empower Retirement calls on national leaders to give 401(k) holders options but also preaches patience 19.3.2020 Denver Post: Business
Ed Murphy, whose Greenwood Village-based firm handles retirement for almost 9.5 million Americans, says going all-cash would be a mistake.
Ten detainees at Aurora’s ICE detention facility isolated for possible exposure to coronavirus 18.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
Ten detainees at Aurora's ICE detention facilities are being isolated for possible exposure to the novel coronavirus, and the agency has temporarily suspended social visitation at all of its detention facilities.
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Letters: Good news for the future of electric vehicle usage; Questions for Sen. Gardner; Giving Sen. Gardner credit (2/29/20) 2.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Good news for the future of electric vehicle usage Re: “Electric vehicle goals could get jolt,” Feb. 8 news story As an electric vehicle owner, I am happy to see the proposed expansion of charging stations in Colorado and throughout the country. The article points out the different contributors to this expansion: the Colorado Energy […]
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Colorado pastor accused of mismanaging more than $2 million, raiding teacher’s funds 18.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A pastor who once ran a Catholic school in Denver is now at the center of a lawsuit, which claims he is responsible for mismanaging more than $2 million in school funds.
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