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Regents chair defends CU’s Benson Center but advises better selection process for scholars

By: - June 20, 2022

Jack Kroll, the chair of the University of Colorado Board of Regents, said the Benson Center at the University of Colorado Boulder is a “valuable part of the university’s community,” following intense scrutiny of the center due to its relationship with insurrection figure John Eastman. Eastman was a visiting scholar of conservative thought at the […]

Colorado wildfires: Updates on the 2022 season

By: and - May 19, 2022

When Colorado lawmakers and emergency officials gave an update in April ahead of the 2022 wildfire season, their assessment was grim. “We may very well be heading into the worst fire season in our state’s history,” Senate President Steve Fenberg, a Democrat from Boulder, said at a news conference at the Capitol. “I hope I […]

Mystery attorney in Elbert County election security case is former state House minority leader

By: - May 16, 2022

Joe Stengel, a former Republican Colorado House minority leader, is the mystery attorney at the center of an election security lawsuit in Elbert County, newly unsealed court documents reveal. Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold in January opened an investigation into the activities of Elbert County Clerk Dallas Schroeder as a potential security breach after […]

People gather for abortion rights rally at Colorado Capitol in Denver

By: - May 14, 2022

For the second consecutive Saturday, people gathered in downtown Denver to demonstrate support for abortion rights. The “Bans off our Bodies” rally took place at the Colorado Capitol, where abotion-rights supporters, many waving signs, listened to speakers, including Adrienne Mansanares, CEO and president of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, which organized the May 14 […]

Elbert County clerk agrees mystery attorney should be revealed in election security case

By: - May 13, 2022

Elbert County Clerk Dallas Schroeder told a district court judge that he agrees with the Colorado secretary of state that the name of a mystery attorney at the center of an election security case should be revealed to the public. In a document filed Wednesday in Elbert County District Court as part of a lawsuit […]

Identity of attorney should be public, secretary of state argues in Elbert County election security case

By: - May 9, 2022

The Colorado secretary of state is asking a judge to allow the name of a private attorney who was in possession of an Elbert County election system hard drive copy to be made public. The name of the private attorney was among the information Secretary Jena Griswold was seeking when she sued Elbert County Clerk […]

Election-system hard drive copies turned over to Colorado secretary of state

By: - May 5, 2022

The Elbert County clerk on Wednesday, in compliance with a court order, delivered to the Colorado secretary of state election-related hard drives and other material the secretary demanded. The hard drives contain full copies, or “forensic images,” of Elbert County election system hard drives. Republican Clerk Dallas Schroeder said in court documents that before a […]

A Republican majority will hold Biden impeachment hearings, Rep. Buck tells supporters

By: - April 29, 2022

If Republicans in November win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, they will hold hearings to consider the impeachment of President Joe Biden, U.S. Rep. Ken Buck of Colorado said Thursday during a tele-town hall. Buck was responding to a question from a listener, who asked if the Republican congressman, who represents Colorado’s […]

Physical threats at stage mark tumultuous Colorado Republican assembly

By: - April 12, 2022

Unsuccessful candidate for Colorado governor Danielle Neuschwanger and her supporters engaged in a tense exchange that included physical threats with state GOP Chairwoman Kristi Burton Brown during the Republican Party’s state assembly on Saturday, according to interviews with witnesses and publicly available accounts. Neuschwanger, a 34-year-old Colorado native and small business owner, was viewed as […]

Colorado Newsline wins 15 awards in Society of Professional Journalists contest

By: - April 10, 2022

Colorado Newsline took home 15 awards, including nine for first place, during a Society of Professional Journalists Colorado Pro Chapter reception on Saturday. The chapter’s 2022 Top of the Rockies journalism contest included 75 outlets and freelancers from Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and New Mexico. Newsline, which launched in July 2020 and is based in Denver, […]

Mike Lindell sued by former Dominion employee Eric Coomer for defamation

By: - April 5, 2022

Eric Coomer, the former Dominion Voting Systems employee, is suing election conspiracist Mike Lindell, the CEO of MyPillow, for defamation. Coomer filed the lawsuit in Denver District Court on Monday, the day before Lindell spoke at an election-denial rally at the Colorado Capitol. The lawsuit claims that Lindell, along with his company MyPillow and his […]

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Historic debate on Colorado abortion rights results in bill advancing to final House vote

By: and - March 12, 2022

Following a marathon debate that Capitol observers say was the longest in modern history and included a heated confrontation between two Republican lawmakers, the Colorado House advanced a bill that would affirm abortion rights in the state. Debate on House Bill 22-1279, known as the Reproductive Health Equity Act, began in the House at 10:53 […]