The governor this week named Pam Patton, of Bayfield, to the PUC, where she joins former Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation chairman Joshua Epel and Republican appointee James Tarpey.
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Nicole Mosher, executive director of Durango-based nonprofit immigrant-aid organization Compañeros, is weighing how to keep her organization running effectively in light of the surprising news that the anti-poverty Catholic organization that supplies half of Companeros’ annual budget would likely end that support due to Compañeros’ indirect association with gay-rights group One Colorado.
DENVER– When hundreds of Coloradans flocked to the capitol here Monday for the state’s fifth-annual Latino Advocacy Day, it was a rare recent instance in the state and around the country where support for policies that embrace immigration, U.S. Latino communities and the rights of undocumented residents stole the spotlight from support for policies that set deporting “illegals” and establishing border security as top priorities.
GOP nominee for governor Dan Maes told a conservative church crowd in Durango that there was “real evil” behind the allegations that have been made against him.
“I love that you opened with prayer because this is not just…
BP in the coming months may have to look to its lucrative natural gas fields in southwestern Colorado to recoup the massive financial hit it’s taking in the wake of the worst oil spill in American history.
The Durango City Council is taking heat for its recent decision to pull the plug on the Southwest Colorado town’s annual $45,000 subsidy of green energy blocks provided by the local electrical coop — a move necessitated by a $500,000 budget shortfall for 2009.
This week, we have a mixed breed of stories-from possible wolves in the mountains to recycled snow for flushing toilets in Vail; to saving puppies in Cortez and dogging the methane gas from landfills near Aspen.
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