Rep. Greg Brophy (R-Wray) was named to replace Sen. Mark Hillman, who was named interim State Treasurer. Brophy is an arch-conservative.
An editorial from the Aspen Times calling on Colleen Truden to resign. Consider this an editorial calling on Bill Owens, George Bush and Dick Cheney to resign, which is just as likely to be successful (I'll take my chances with Denny Hastert, thanks.) One of Truden's former deputies has said he won't run in the recall election.
State Representatives Gwyn Green (D-Golden) and Andrew Romanoff will hold a special hearing on sex offenders and sexual preditors Wednesday June 22, 2005 in room 0112 in the State Capitol.
Lakewood needs a tax increase to keep top bureaucrat Mike Rock in the lifestyle to which he has become accustomed.
Colorado's private prison network that received the blistering audit from the State Auditor's department? It's politically well connected to the Worst Governor Ever.
Orchard City is going to hold a referendum on a winery in the technically dry town. Well, being in Delta County, it's both dry and dry, if you know what I mean.
John Suthers, the Republican who is holding the remainder of Ken Salazar's term as attorney general, has announced he is running for a second term.
Check out this editorial in the Telluride Daily Planet endorsing Howard Dean's Western Strategy (technically, he got it from Ralph, but I'll take one for Howard). Telluride is the heart of the Green Party in Colorado.
The Denver Three will not go quietly into that good night, but rage against the lying of the right. There's more in the Rocky Mountain Bullhorn, if you can pick up a paper copy or navigate the most confusing web site in the world.
Charter Schools cause segregation. Duh. That's what voucher programs are SUPPOSED to do.
Minturn Mayor "Hawkeye" Flaherty is in hot water over an executive session of a water board he sits on.
While Bill Owens grandstands on CU's 28% tuition increase, CU points out that he's a dirty cheapskate.
Today's birth tax is $26,353. Every child born today owes twenty-six large to America's creditors, thanks to George Bush and the Republicans that control congress.
Penny Lane Coffee House in Boulder is closing its doors on July 20th. They are holding a going out of business party at a location that once hosted Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac. So go on down there, you dirty hippies.
The Conference Center in Keystone is a draw for business. Don't let that fool you, it was privately funded.
Ralph was in the Indian Peaks Wilderness yesterday and he is pleased to report that after five years of the Bush administration, it's still there.
Daily surface owner's rights blog: Denver Post reports on drilling and growth around Battlement Mesa.
Meanwhile, Wyoming is adopting some new regulations on the drilling industry.
Cheers to Gracie Stiles, the heart and soul of Denver's Juneteenth.
Get while the gettin's good. The Air Force Academy Superintendent found a new job and wants to bail before the crap comes down. Lt. Gen. John Rosa is to take the leadership of the Citadel, a private school where rape and religious bullying are encouraged by alumni, not investigated by Congress.
Opponents to the nuclear power industry demonstrated at the Uranium Expo in Grand Junction last week.
SLV Dweller is holding a photo contest. Send in your pictures of the San Luis Valley and win $10,000! (Just kidding about the dough).
The Nature Conservancy completed a deal that will protect a scenic ridgeline near Hayden.
Drought news in Ft. Collins.
Breckenridge is an elegant spot, unless you are doing a census of boreal toads.
That's the news from Colorado, where all the new babies are pissed about rising tuition, the birth tax, and adults marring the land with exploratory wells.