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Past articles by Jesse:

Penalties for leaving a Colorado campfire unattended in grasslands or forests just became stiffer

The penalties for leaving a campfire unattended or not fully extinguished in grasslands or a forest just became stiffer in Colorado under a new state law that went into effect Sunday. → Read More

Spring Creek fire suspect reported blaze and had burn marks as he spoke to authorities, arrest documents say

A 52-year-old man from Denmark being held in connection with the roughly 42,000 acre Spring Creek fire was apparently among those who first reported the blaze last week and had burns on his body when he spoke to authorities about its ignition, according to arrest documents. → Read More

Colorado wildlife officials save bear cub whose feet were burned in 416 fire; blaze is 41,617 acres

Her feet severely burned and her mother nowhere in sight, firefighters rescued a bear cub injured in the 416 fire burning outside of Durango last week. → Read More

Election takeaways: Colorado’s primaries show Democrats have momentum heading into November

Moments after Colorado voters picked candidates in the primary election, the race to November began. → Read More

Joe Salazar is not backing down in Democratic primary for Colorado attorney general, despite Phil Weiser’s lead

State Rep. Joe Salazar isn't backing down in the Democratic primary for Colorado attorney general despite the modest lead held by his opponent, Phil Weiser, on Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

State Rep. Justin Everett concedes to businessman Brian Watson in GOP primary for Colorado treasurer

State Rep. Justin Everett on Wednesday afternoon conceded to businessman Brian Watson in the GOP primary race for Colorado treasurer. → Read More

Two incumbent Colorado statehouse Republicans — Judy Reyher and Phil Covarrubias — lose primary challenges

Two Republican incumbent members of the Colorado House of Representatives lost their primary challenges on Tuesday night, according to preliminary results. → Read More

Dave Young holds strong lead in Democratic primary for Colorado treasurer; Justin Everett, Brian Watson locked in close battle

In the primary races for Colorado treasurer, Democratic state Rep. Dave Young looked positioned to best first-time candidate Bernard Douthit. → Read More

Phil Weiser begins to pull away from Joe Salazar in Democratic primary for Colorado attorney general

The Democratic primary for Colorado attorney general was too close to call after early returns were released Tuesday night, signaling a close battle between the candidates representing different factions of the party. → Read More

Here’s what you need to know for Colorado’s primary Election Day

It's primary Election Day in Colorado and there's still plenty of time left to vote if you haven't cast your ballot yet. → Read More

5 things to watch for in Colorado’s primary election Tuesday

The 2018 primary election in Colorado is a kaleidoscope of national political trends -- whether the influence of President Donald Trump and a leftward Democratic tilt or big spending from super PAC-styled committees and an energized women’s vote. → Read More

Donald Trump nominates Jason Dunn as Colorado’s U.S. attorney, a move state’s marijuana industry likely to watch

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced the nomination of Jason Dunn to serve as Colorado’s U.S. attorney, ending a year-and-a half delay in selecting the state’s chief federal prosecutor. → Read More

After federal judge’s ruling, all Colorado campaign finance complaints will be vetted by secretary of state’s office

After a federal judge ruled last week that significant portions of Colorado's campaign finance complaint procedures are unconstitutional, state elections officials have adopted a new process under which they will now vet each grievance filed with their office before it can proceed. → Read More

With a week left before primary election day, just 425,377 Coloradans have cast ballots

With a week left before primary election day, Coloradan’s have cast 425,377 ballots — representing just a fraction of the state’s registered voters. → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Colorado Republican governor’s debate

The four Republicans running for Colorado governor will face off Tuesday night in the second of two Denver Post/Denver7 debates. → Read More

In final debate, Democrats running for Colorado governor continue sparring over campaign finance, tactics

In their final debate Monday night before the June 26 primary, the four Democrats vying for a chance to become Colorado’s next governor tussled over everything from immigration and guns, to the state’s rural divide and teacher pay. → Read More

Hickenlooper signs executive action barring Colorado resources from being used to separate immigrant families

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday took executive action barring any state resources from being used toward the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrants illegally crossing the bordering to the U.S. from their children -- a decision that's unlikely to have widespread impacts but which sends a strong rebuke to the White House. → Read More

Hickenlooper, in extraordinary move, endorses Phil Weiser in Democratic primary for Colorado attorney general

In an extraordinary move, Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday will endorse Phil Weiser in the Democratic primary race for Colorado attorney general → Read More

Denver coroner identifies 29-year-old man killed in officer-involved shooting at Colfax Avenue

Denver authorities have identified the 29-year-old man who was fatally shot Wednesday evening in a shootout on Colfax Avenue with a police officer. → Read More

Man dies after trench collapses at Grand County construction site

A man was killed Thursday at a construction site in Grand County after a trench he was working in collapsed. → Read More