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Officials: Fire near Boulder, Colorado, may be human-caused

Crews battle the Sunshine Fire in the Sunshine canyon area of Boulder, Colo. on Sunday, March 19, 2017. The small wildfire forced people from their homes early Sunday and ignited dead trees that exploded into black plumes of smoke, authorities and residents said. (Jeremy Papasso/Daily Camera via AP)

Firefighters made progress Sunday in battling a small wildfire that forced people to flee hundreds of homes in the mountains just outside downtown Boulder, Colorado, and authorities said they believe the blaze may have been human-caused. Light winds pushed the flames in the wooded area a couple of miles west of Pearl Street, the shopping […]

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Rep. Coffman floats defense of state’s marijuana industry

Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo., speaks to the crowd at a GOP election night gathering in Denver in this file photo. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-CO6, is suggesting he might use the power of the purse to protect Colorado’s legal marijuana industry. During a telephone town hall Wednesday evening the Republican congressman was asked about Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ threat to crack down on states like Colorado that have legalized recreational marijuana.

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Trump supporters declare pride in president, slam opponents

Supporters of President Donald Trump, cheer at the National Mall near the Washington Monument in Washington during a rally organized by the North Carolina-based group Gays for Trump, Saturday, March 4, 2017. The speakers at the rally talked about immigration, gay rights, and several other issues and later marched from the National Mall to the White House. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

From Colorado’s state Capitol to Trump Tower in New York and the Washington Monument, groups of hundreds of people rallied for President Trump on Saturday, waving “Deplorables for Trump” signs and even carrying a life-size cutout of the president. Chelsea Thomas, an accountant from Thornton, Colorado, brought her family to the March 4 Trump rally […]

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