By Jody Hope Strogoff
Lest there be any doubt about it, partisanship is alive and well on the eastern plains of Colorado. And Republicans in Morgan County wouldn’t want it any other way.
By Katherine Warren
Award-winning New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman, who has been described as the rock star of foreign affairs, is unlike other celebrities who sell out the University of Colorado’s Macky Auditorium in Boulder.
Instead of room keys, he gets business cards.
By Peter Jones
Few suburban officeholders in the metro area have received the kind of attention Ryan Frazier attracts. That may be because the 31-year-old, two-term, at-large Aurora City Council member has proven to be not your typical city official.
By Leslie Jorgensen
A flurry of Democratic and Republican central committee meetings are being held in Colorado’s 64 counties to elect officers and bonus members — the folks who will meet next month to elect their state party leadership teams. Most of the county party elections — for both Democrats and Republicans — are calling for “change” and “hope” to energize voters.
By Kathrine Warren
How much do you know about Black History Month? Take this short quiz to test your knowledge.
By Jason Kosena
Another Colorado political reporter is leaving the industry, and this time the evacuee is the go-to source for Western Slope legislative news.
Mike Saccone, political reporter for the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel and writer of the Sentinel’s well-read “Political Notebook” blog, has accepted a job as communications director for the Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, ending a three-year stint at the Western Slope’s largest daily newspaper.
By Jason Kosena
COMMERCE CITY — While touring the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge northeast of downtown Denver last week, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar pointed to the surroundings — once a manufacturing site for chemical weapons — as an example of how Colorado will benefit from the estimated $900 billion economic stimulus package now moving through Congress.
By Richard Haugh
Requiring employers to offer health insurance to their employees could cost Colorado’s small businesses more than $3 billion over five years, according to the National Federation of Independent Business.
By Elizabeth Stortroen
On Feb. 12, the nation will begin a yearlong celebration of the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s birth, an event the state started preparing for last November, when Gov. Bill Ritter established the Colorado Lincoln Bicentennial Commission.
JFK appointee White gives Coloradans a rooting interest in the Pittsburgh Steelers
By Janet Simons
Perhaps it’s Colorado’s history with the Broncos that makes us want to cheer for the underdog in the Super Bowl. But if you’re still feeling kind of bad that the Arizona Cardinals couldn’t pull out a last-minute victory, you can take comfort in the knowledge that Colorado also has a rooting interest in the Pittsburgh Steelers.