Politics

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Williams running as Democrat against McInnis

By Emily Shockley

Grand Junction attorney Mark Williams says he’s running as a Democrat against Republican Scott McInnis for the District 2 seat on the Board of Mesa County Commissioners in large part because he doesn’t trust his opponent and wanted ...


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Konola focuses on families, education, not gun control

By Gary Harmon

Families, education and water would be Claudette Konola’s top priorities should she be elected to the Colorado state Senate. Not high on that list: Gun legislation. “I have no desire to take away anybody’s guns,” said ...


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Ballot measure addresses GMOs

By Charles Ashby

Genetically modified organisms may seem like something from a science-fiction movie, but altered foods have been around for centuries. And foods changed at the cellular level have been on store shelves since the 1990s. But that sort of ...


Complaint about King lodged with Denver DA

By Charles Ashby

The Denver District Attorney’s Office is reviewing a complaint filed Monday by a Grand Junction man against state Sen. Steve King. In the complaint, Kevin King, who is not related to the Grand Junction Republican, said the senator ...


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Attorney general challengers spar over idea for public integrity unit

By Charles Ashby

The Republican candidate for Colorado attorney general, Cynthia Coffman, announced plans last week to create a public integrity unit to investigate and prosecute wrongdoing by public officials if she’s elected. Her Democratic opponent, ...


Unaffiliated candidate wants an end to federal gridlock

By Gary Harmon

Colorado could shift the balance of power in the U.S. Senate by electing a candidate without ties to either major party, said a candidate hoping to do just that. Steve Shogan, a Denver neurosurgeon, said he favors a single-payer health-care ...


Schultz, Westfall appointed as judges in 7th Judicial District

By Staff

Colorado Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia announced the appointments Friday of Steven Schultz and David Westfall as district court judges in the 7th Judicial District, which serves Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel ...


State House races: guns, climate and water

By Charles Ashby

The Club 20 debates at Two Rivers Convention Center on Saturday pitted opponents in several Colorado House races, two of which are more contentious than the others. Those races, District 61 and District 59, are pitting contenders who are no ...


Tipton, challenger Tapia hit broad range of issues

By Gary Harmon

The two major candidates running to represent Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District each took aim at Washington, D.C., in their first debate before about 400 people at the Club 20 fall meeting. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., is ...


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Governor, Beauprez confront each other

By Charles Ashby

In the first debate for Colorado governor Saturday, Republican Bob Beauprez and Democrat John Hickenlooper took every chance they could to disparage the other. Hickenlooper, who’s running for his second term as governor, immediately ...


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