Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar

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Ken Salazar tapped to lead Clinton transition team

DENVER – Former Colorado U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar has been tapped to lead Hillary Clinton’s transition planning team. The Clinton campaign announced the transition team Tuesday two weeks after...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Gov. Hickenlooper opposes transfer of public lands

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar say a recently released Republican Party platform that promotes the transfer of federal public lands to states is bad for...

DATE: July 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ken Salazar back in Denver as law-firm ‘rock star’

DENVER – Ken Salazar, the San Luis Valley native who stepped down as U.S. secretary of the Interior Department in April, is returning to private law practice and opening a Denver office for a...

DATE: June 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bennet, Udall support REI boss

WASHINGTON – Sens. Michael Bennet and Mark Udall voted Wednesday to confirm Sally Jewell as Secretary of the Interior, approving her to take over the department from Ken Salazar, a former senator...

DATE: April 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colo. River water demand to exceed supply

Bad news this week for anyone in the American Southwest who enjoys drinking water now and then: Demands on the Colorado River will far outstrip supplies by 2060.The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Fracking OK with caution, Salazar says

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Friday that fracking for natural gas and oil on public lands can be done safely, but it needs to be done in a way that protects the environment.He met with The...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Coloradans in convention spotlight

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Colorado isn't quite front and center at this week's Democratic National Convention, but it's close.The state's delegates sit near the stage, just behind President Barack Obama's...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News