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Coloradans will soon be able to use digital IDs on their smartphones in their dealings with state agencies.

Gov. Jared Polis announced Wednesday that residents can create the ID by scanning their driver's license into an app called myColorado .

The app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

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Coloradans who purchase their health insurance on the individual marketplace can expect to save even more money next year than lawmakers originally thought.

 

Governor Jared Polis says premiums on the marketplace will go down by an average of twenty point two percent next year thanks to a new reinsurance program. The savings will be two percent higher than what the state projected in July.

Colorado's 42nd State Park: Fisher's Peak

Sep 12, 2019
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Colorado is getting a new state park that will include an iconic mountain peak and lots of wildlife.

Fisher's Peak near Trinidad was privately owned, but the state and conservation groups are teaming up to buy the land and turn it into Colorado’s newest state park.

 

Polis Recall Effort Fails

Sep 6, 2019

Organizers have come up short in their effort to remove Governor Jared Polis from office.

  Standing in front of large plastic tubs full of signed recall petitions at the Capitol Friday, leaders of the recall effort said they failed to get the six hundred and thirty thousand signatures needed to put Polis’ fate on the ballot. Friday was the deadline to turn in those signatures.

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Colorado Governor Jared Polis was in Aspen last Friday, the same day it was announced that an effort to recall him in his first year of office failed.

 

 

Gov. Polis says he'll still closely watch the recall efforts against other Democratic lawmakers, and hopes those recalls will fail as well.  Then, he says, he wants to re-focus on issues like transportation, education and healthcare costs. 

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Three Democratic governors speak in Aspen on Friday about their approaches to jobs, health care and immigration. 

Colorado governor Jared Polis will be joined by Kate Brown of Oregon and Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico at the Aspen Institute.

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Governor Jared Polis’ appearance at an oil and gas convention turned tense this week when the governor defended his decision to give local governments more power to regulate the energy industry.

Eagle County Commissioner Jill Ryan is joining Governor Jared Polis’ administration.

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Congressman Jared Polis is hoping to become Colorado’s next governor and will be in Aspen on Saturday at an event hosted by Pitkin County Democrats.

Donna Lynne formally launches gubernatorial campaign

Sep 8, 2017

Colorado’s Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne has formally kicked off her campaign to run for Governor. She joins a crowded Democratic primary race.

Jared Polis enters race for Colorado governor

Jun 13, 2017

The list of Democrats wanting to be Colorado’s next governor is growing. Democratic Rep. Jared Polis of Boulder said he’ll run against his colleague Democratic Rep. Ed Perlmutter, along with other high profile opponents.

Basalt science, literacy teacher wins statewide award

May 20, 2015
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Two schools in the Midvalley are welcoming new school administrators. The Roaring Fork School District announced new principals at Basalt High School and Crystal River Elementary School in Carbondale. 

Matthew Koenigsknecht will lead Crystal River Elementary School. He was a language arts teacher in Denver and managed a summer program at Basalt Elementary School.

Peter Mueller will take the reigns at Basalt High School. He works for The Nature Conservancy and served as principal at Telluride public schools. Mueller also worked in Evergreen, Colorado at a private school.