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Hickenlooper forms leadership PAC for potential presidential run

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is creating a political action committee, putting him a giant step closer to jumping into the race for president in 2020, Colorado Politics confirmed Monday. The...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lenneta Shull appointed to Dolores school board

After re-enacting a discussion previously held in an illegal executive session, the Dolores RE-4A School Board again appointed Lenneta Shull to fill a vacant board seat during their regular meeting...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Man cited for careless driving for crash on Hesperus Hill

By Mary Shinn Herald Staff Writer The driver of an SUV was cited for careless driving after a multiple vehicle crash Monday morning on Hesperus Hill. The driver of a 2005 GMC turned from Colorado...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Sentences issued in Ute Mountain fraud case

The Ute Mountain Ute fraud case that involved $1.1 million in embezzled and stolen funds has entered the sentencing phase. So far, 13 people, many of them tribal members, have pleaded guilty to...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Ertel, Tanner donate beef to DAV

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Walker Stapleton fields a campaign team with deep Colorado ties

Michael Fortney hunkered over a laptop computer screen at a standing desk in his sixth-floor office, perched near Colorado Boulevard and Interstate 25, the Denver hub of Republican Walker...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Polis loyalists follow candidate’s decree: Keep campaign ‘joyous’

If Democrat Jared Polis’ campaign for governor has a mantra – and you can bet the five-term congressman from Boulder’s operation has a mantra – it’s this: “Be joyous.” That’s according to Lisa...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bicycles and automobiles, or is it automobiles and bicycles?

Colorado is a bicycling state; so you either ride a bicycle or at least see bicycles often. You’ll see the casual riders, weekend riders, bike-to-work riders, and there are also many weeklong and...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM hosts public meetings for Draft Bears Ears National Monument plans

The Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service will host three public meetings as part of the planning process for the Bears Ears National Monument. The draft management plans for the Shash...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

St. Barnabas church creates labyrinth for public use

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church has created a labyrinth for public use. “Between the north side of the church building and the senior center is a nook that will soon be landscaped,” the Rev. Leigh...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bull Draw Fire grows 400 acres; more robust team takes command

The Bull Draw Fire has grown about 1,000 acres in the past week and continues to produce smoke visible on the Western Slope. At 7 a.m. Sunday, fire management officers from the Grand Mesa,...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Wyoming guide dead after bear attack; Florida hunter hurt

JACKSON, Wyo. — Wyoming authorities say a hunting guide has been found dead after he and a client were attacked by a bear. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports the body of 37-year-old Mark Uptain...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News