BOULDER– Students make up a key voting bloc for Democrats this year, as they did in 2008 and, according to volunteers at the University of Colorado’s flagship campus today, voting enthusiasm has picked up considerably since President Obama visited here on Thursday. Volunteers said voters are heading to campus polling stations at a steady trickle today and that they expect larger waves of students to turn out in the afternoon and evening.
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Gov. John Hickenlooper lifted a statewide fire ban Sunday, saying recent rainfall and milder weather have brought relief to all 64 Colorado counties but he noted local fire restrictions may still be in effect.
LONGMONT — As she kept a watchful eye on her playful toddler, Lindsay Gahn pulled out a state-issued map of town where subdivisions susceptible to oil and gas drilling were colored in red.
“When I saw this, my heart just stopped …”
BOULDER– U.S. Senator Michael Bennet told students, staff and faculty members at the University of Colorado campus here Tuesday that he was proud to champion the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and happy that the Senate voted in favor of its reauthorization by a broad bipartisan majority.
BOULDER — President Barack Obama dropped into town Tuesday, swung by the Sink to pick up a pizza, and he tested out a young entrepreneur’s smart phone-controlled ball on University Hill before imparting a few words of wisdom to 11,000 screaming students at the nearby Coors Event Center.
A Boulder District Court judge last night rejected attorney Rob Corry’s bid to prevent the University of Colorado Boulder from shutting down campus today. The judge ruled the university administration is free to bar non-students from entering the grounds as part of an effort to force annual April 20 anti-drug war and pro-legalization marijuana advocates to assemble elsewhere.
BOULDER– As Colorado University authorities prepare in earnest for the first time in twenty years to ward off the crowds due to gather here on campus tomorrow for the annual “4/20″ marijuana rally, attorney Rob Corry has filed suit to stop those preparations, calling them unprecedented in the history of U.S. campus protest, dangerous and an embarrassment to the critical thinking and free-exchange of ideas the university is supposed to cultivate.
Two environmental groups filed a lawsuit in a Denver federal court Tuesday to try to stop a proposal to turn the eastern edge of the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge into a four lane, high-speed tollway.
The lawsuit, filed by…