Gold Dome: Oil and Gas Showdown in Broomfield

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In order to tackle a maintenance backlog, the Parks Service is considering doubling the cost of entering Rocky Mountain National Park, among other national parks, during peak seasons.

Despite the possibility of a lawsuit preventing the vote, Broomfield’s City Council voted 6-4 to approve 84 new oil and gas wells.

A fifth immigrant is seeking sanctuary in a Colorado church, making Colorado the state with the most immigrants seeking faith-based protection.

Despite oncoming federal changes to the health care system, Connect For Health Colorado is preparing for open enrollment.

Activists and public officials are claiming an oil and gas company hired guards to keep them out of public meetings.

Lobbyists and business owners swarmed Capitol Hill to try to pressure lawmakers to keep Nafta intact.

Still wondering what really happened in the JFK assassination? Documents will be released tomorrow after President Trump opted not to block the release.

The deadline is looming for mail-in ballots. More than 35,000 ballots across the state have already been returned.

It might look like Comic Con, but a group of protestors is preparing to greet Vice President Mike Pence dressed like characters from “The Handmaid’s Tale” at a Colorado Republicans fundraiser in Greenwood Village.

The RTD Board voted to reduce weekend service for light rail lines to Aurora and Golden.

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