John Hickenlooper

12:20pm

Fri August 16, 2013
Politics

Hickenlooper Kicks Off Initiative 22 Push, Gessler Reviewing Signatures

Hickenlooper helps kick off Initiative 22 campaign.
Bente Birkeland RMCR

2:42pm

Thu August 1, 2013
Education

Education Funding Initiative Seeks A Spot On The Ballot

Early childhood education students at William Roberts Elementary School in Denver learning about native and historic wildlife species.
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7:21am

Mon July 15, 2013
Oil and gas

Fractivists Push for Statewide Moratorium

Originally published on Mon July 15, 2013 10:12 am

Elise Thatcher

Oil and gas activists peppered Governor John Hickenlooper with questions this weekend. At first they protested outside the St. Regis hotel, hoping to catch Hickenlooper and other democratic governors in a conference. When Colorado’s governor didn’t come out to talk, demonstrators followed him to the Aspen Institute... where Hickenlooper appeared to get flustered after a barrage of questions.   

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5:13pm

Tue July 2, 2013

8:36am

Sat June 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Firefighters In Colorado Gaining The Upper Hand On Blazes

Originally published on Sat June 15, 2013 12:17 pm

A U.S. Army helicopter releases water onto the Black Forest fire outside Colorado Springs, Colo., earlier this week.
U.S. Army handout Getty Images

Firefighters near Colorado Springs say that a surprise rainstorm and cooler weather have rallied their efforts to push back devastating wildfires that have destroyed at least 473 homes in recent days. Two people have been killed.

Authorities say that some evacuations of residents in the Black Forest, Colo., area have been lifted and that the largest of the fires is about one-third contained.

On Friday, several thousand people were allowed back into their homes, but an estimated 30,000 are still being told to stay away.

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