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Statement on EPA’s Waters of the U.S. announcement

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it is moving forward with removing protections for Colorado streams and wetlands.


Colorado Wolf Ballot Initiative Preys on Elk, Hunting, Taxpayers

Colorado’s economy, elk population, conservation funding, hunting industry and resident taxpayer dollars are in the crosshairs. An environmental extremist-driven ballot initiative aims to force an introduction of wolves onto the Colorado landscape even though Colorado Parks and Wildlife confirmed a natural migrating, active pack in the northwest part of the state.


See Roxborough State Park at night like never before with its new Trail of Lights

This Friday, Roxborough State Park is set to debut its new Trail of Lights to visitors. 


Colorado Parks & Wildlife officers confirm latest wolf pack sighting in NW Colorado

Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) officials are confirming they have additional evidence that a group of wolves is now residing in northwest Colorado.


Former UN Ambassador Susan Rice speaks at Colorado State University

Former U.S. National Security Advisor and UN Ambassador Susan Rice will keynote Colorado State University’s Founders Day celebrations on Feb. 11. Her conversation with Greg Myre, NPR national security correspondent, will take place at 6 p.m. in the Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public as well as CSU faculty, staff and students, but tickets are required. Tickets are now available online at CSUtix.com.


State health department announces $1 million settlement with K.P. Kauffman Company

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday, January 21 that they reached a settlement with K.P. Kauffman Company, Inc. (KPK), an oil and gas firm headquartered in Denver. 


 Electric Vehicles Now Competitive on Price

New research from AAA finds that over five years and 75,000 miles of driving, the annual cost of owning a new compact electric vehicle is only slightly more expensive – about $600 annually – than its gas-powered counterpart, despite steeper sticker prices and higher depreciation costs. Importantly, the study also revealed that the most significant concern surrounding an electric vehicle – range anxiety – eases considerably after purchase.


LARRY WALKER BECOMES FIRST ROCKIES PLAYER ELECTED TO HALL OF FAME

It was announced this evening that Larry Walker has been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame after receiving 76.6% of the vote in his 10th and final year on the ballot. The announcement was made by National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum President Tim Mead live on MLB Network.


March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary

On March 3, 2020, Arapahoe County will hold a Presidential Primary election, which will determine the presidential nominees for each political party. All active voters will receive a ballot the week of Feb. 10, 2020. There are recent changes to Colorado’s presidential primary process, so read on to make sure you’re ready for the election on March 3. 

The most comprehensive voter information for Arapahoe County can be found at arapahoevotes.com.


Gardner Celebrates the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) released the following statement recognizing Martin Luther King Jr. Day and his tremendous legacy as a civil rights icon and role model: