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  • Protesters across the country on Saturday demanded US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack revoke permits for the Uinta Basin Railway—an 88-mile railroad that would connect oil fields in Utah to existing rail lines. And Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold officially certified the results of the 2022 midterm elections on Monday.
  • The 2022 midterm elections drew to a close in Colorado and the Four Corners in all but a few key races.
  • U.S. Representative Lauren Boebert is facing off against Democratic challenger Adam Frisch for Colorado's Third Congressional District.
  • Colorado lawmakers are meeting Thursday to edit the state’s voting guide. And Colorado Republicans trying to oust a state senator who left their party to join the Democrats are cheering a legal opinion that will likely boost their recall effort.
  • Conservatives in northern Colorado are trying to recall a state senator who left the Republican party this week to become a Democrat. And seven water utilities from across the Colorado River basin released a new commitment for conservation on Wednesday, but their efforts will be a small part of helping a region strained by drought and overuse.
  • Colorado voters will decide in November whether to legalize the use of psychedelic mushrooms. And the window to apply for Utah’s one-time child care worker bonus closes in three weeks.
  • Colorado secretary of State Jena Griswold says recounts requested by election deniers in two primary races will be done by Thursday. And August is forecast to be wetter than normal for much of the Colorado River basin, especially in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona.
  • Two Colorado Republicans who lost their primary races last month are raising unfounded claims of voter fraud and renewing their requests for recounts. And the U.S. house is considering a package of bills related to wildfire and drought this week.
  • US Senator Michael Bennet is facing reelection this year and will face Republican businessman Joe O’Dea in the November midterms. In this interview, he talks about various initiatives including his new SMART Community Policing Act, and successful efforts to fund Colorado Wildfire Risk Reduction, resilient forests, coal mine methane capture, and renewable energy.
  • Republican Heidi Ganahl has picked a running mate in her campaign for the Colorado governor’s office. And the Navajo Nation Council signed a historic funding bill on Friday.