Americans saw the flaws of a presidential caucus this week after vote totals in Iowa were delayed by technical glitches. The complexity of a caucus is one of the reasons why Colorado is back to conducting a primary.
One rural community in Colorado was so frustrated with high health insurance costs and government inaction that a few years ago, residents took matters into their own hands.
As Gov. Jared Polis and Democratic lawmakers wage a war with hospitals over the rising cost of health care in Colorado, many residents like Jamie Harrison are still stuck paying high premiums on the West Slope.
When Blondie’s Diner closes around 9 p.m. and a table of hunters finish their green chili cheeseburgers and head back to their hotel, the town of Naturita feels a bit like a ghost town.
There are two new marijuana dispensaries still open late with green neon signs, but on a November night at the start of hunting season, not many customers are partaking.
The Gunnison Valley Climate Action Conference was well attended last Friday. As a winter blizzard bore down on the Gunnison Valley, elected leaders and staff from Gunnison County and all three of its major municipalities took part in an exercise that could result in the county cutting its greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent in 10 years.
It’s a good day when Tammie Delaney hears a train rumbling down the tracks outside of the century-old granary building she owns in Hayden.
“Oh, you get the train noise today!” she shouts as a train whistle pierces the usual silence in the small town of about 2,000 people.