Congressman Jared Polis (D-Boulder) has announced plans to reintroduce a bill that would protect tens of thousands of acres of land in Colorado’s central mountains. It’s similar to a bill he proposed last year that didn’t gain much traction in a sharply divided Congress.
A bi-partisan committee charged with redrawing the state’s congressional districts has reached an impasse amidst partisan fighting. It’s not clear what will happen next. KUNC’s State Capitol reporter Bente Birkeland analyzes the committee's prospects of success as part of our capitol conversation series.
Serviceberry is a multi-tasking plant. It’s interesting in every season. It grows as a shrub or a small tree. It’s a habitat plant. It’s durable and hardy.
Serviceberry, also called Juneberry or Sarvisberry, blooms most years in April. Ours are just waiting for a few warm days to burst open. The pendulous clusters of white flowers open before there are leaves. The flowers have a light, sweet fragrance.
Governor John Hickenlooper marked his first 100 days in office Thursday praising his cabinet and staff for making the transition smooth. And while Hickenlooper wins high marks from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle for taking a collaborative approach to the job, some of his top priorities for the legislative session are still up in the air.