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Dan Elliott

Santa tracker will still run despite government shutdown

DENVER – The government may be partially shut down, but that won’t stop hundreds of volunteers dressed in Christmas hats and military uniforms Monday from taking calls from children around t...

Colorado expands buffer zone between schools, oil-gas wells

DENVER – Colorado oil and gas regulators voted Tuesday to expand the mandatory buffer zone between new wells and school property, a rare victory for proponents of tighter rules for the indus...

Colorado considers new rules for oil, gas drilling near schools

DENVER – Colorado oil and gas regulators are considering enlarging the mandatory buffer zone between new wells and school property. A proposal released by the state Oil and Gas Co...

2.9 million Coloradans now live in areas at risk of wildfire

DENVER – The number of Coloradans whose homes are at risk from wildfires soared 45 percent in five years, reflecting the state’s booming population and changing uses of agricultural land, st...

Dozens plead with Trump administration to keep methane pollution rules

DENVER – Dozens of people who live near oil and gas wells pleaded with the Trump administration Wednesday not to roll back rules for methane pollution, while industry representatives said th...

Jared Polis vows to defend Colorado lands, outdoor industry

Governor-elect says his commitment to protect public lands helped get votes

Trump has no sympathy after Colorado GOP congressman loses

DENVER – Five-term Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman blamed his defeat in Colorado on resentment toward President Donald Trump – but Trump is offering no sympathy and accepting no responsibi...

Colorado U.S. Rep. Coffman is fighting for his political life

DENVER – Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman has kept a firm grip on his Colorado seat for a decade, even as his suburban Denver district shifted steadily leftward. But he’s fighting for polit...

Colorado Supreme Court hears high-stakes oil and gas lawsuit

DENVER – An attorney for six young people who want the state to impose tougher safeguards on the energy industry told the Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday that the law requires regulators t...

Things to know: The plan to save the ailing Colorado River

DENVER – The Colorado River is ailing, afflicted by a prolonged drought and increasing demand from seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the waterway. Those states tentati...

Southwestern states agree on plan to manage overtaxed Colorado River

DENVER – Seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River have reached landmark agreements on how to manage the waterway amid an unprecedented drought, including a ...

Agency recommends reclassifying razorback from endangered to threatened

DENVER – Another rare Colorado River fish has been pulled back from the brink of extinction, wildlife officials said Thursday, the second comeback this year for a species unique to the South...