John Hickenlooper

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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4:51pm

Thu May 23, 2013
Politics

Republicans Starting To Emerge For 2014 Governor’s Race

Tom Tancredo
U.S. Congress

Former Colorado Republican congressman Tom Tancredo is the latest to throw his hat into the ring to challenge Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper next year.

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2:00pm

Wed May 15, 2013
Drought

Governor Activates Drought Task Force

Dry conditions along Colorado’s eastern plains south of Limon.
Luke Runyon KUNC/Harvest Public Media

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