Benitez wants to harness his past experience as the first director of the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office to create a similar entity in the federal government. But can the accomplished mountaineer get Americans—especially Beltway politicians—to see the benefit of coordinating our outdoor adventures?
Spokane-based reporter Eli Francovich’s newly released book, The Return of Wolves, explores the wolf-human divide and includes interviews with experts who can teach Coloradans what to expect when Canis lupus is reintroduced to the Centennial State.
We chatted with the lifelong Coloradan about how her experience as a state legislator will help her in her new role, why the debt ceiling keeps her up at night, and what she loves about her home state.
We chatted with the newly elected representative about the dysfunction surrounding the vote for speaker of the House, the challenges of serving the Centennial State’s new 8th Congressional District, and her legislative priorities.
Nearly five years into his tenure on the U.S. Supreme Court, Colorado’s Neil Gorsuch has established himself as a modern textualist in the mode of Antonin Scalia. He’s also become something of a conservative wild card. Will that unpredictability extend to gay rights?
During Griswold’s first term as Colorado’s chief election official, the office has become both more prominent and more controversial. Voters will now decide if they want to give her audacious approach another term.