In June 1989, the FBI led a spectacular dawn raid on Rocky Flats, then an operating nuclear weapons plant sixteen miles northwest of Denver, to collect evidence of alleged environmental crimes. A special grand jury wanted to indict eight individuals. But instead, the government cut a deal with Rockw ... More >>
Twenty-five years ago, the Department of Defense took over 235,000 acres of ranchland in southeastern Colorado -- the largest condemnation of private property in the country. And the Army's not done yet. Six years ago, word surfaced that the feds would try to add another 400,000 acres to the ... More >>
Chantell Taylor.While crowing earlier today about an Institute exposé focusing on uncompleted conflict-of-interest forms that embarrassed the Bill Ritter administration, the Independence Institute's Jon Caldara scoffed at the notion that Colorado Ethics Watch might take action against the De ... More >>
Twenty years after Jim Stone first blew the whistle on Rockwell International, he got his day in court -- the Supreme Court.
Rocky Flats is on trial. Finally.
From the week of February 28, 2002