The 21-member group will provide recommendations to the Legislature next year that would reduce land-use conflicts.
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The 19-member task force includes representatives from the oil and gas industry, ag industry, local governments and civic leaders.
The current attorney General said Tuesday that he's in the race whether or not the current mayor, Steve Bach, decides to run again.
The state Fire Chiefs' Association estimates Colorado is short about 3,500 volunteer firefighters.
The state is adding two aircraft with thermal imaging technology to help in fighting wildfires.
So many problems with last spring's election has prompted the town to ask for outside help.
The state Capitol's dome $17 million renovation is nearly complete.
Riley the "arson dog" has big paws to fill: award-winning Sadie, who flirted with Hollywood fame, is retiring and Riley's taking over.