Democrat Jared Polis, left, and Republican Walker Stapleton, right, are among the top 10 individual spenders in the 2018 Colorado elections. (The Colorado Sun)

Jared Polis vs. Walker Stapleton: Where Colorado’s governor candidates stand on the issues

The two candidates are presenting different visions and staking out contrasting positions on the major issues.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Cory Gardner had good news for Colorado. But Trump had tweets.

There was a sense this week that Trump's "go home" controversy marked an intensifying phase in the president's approach and that Cory Gardner may have offered an early clue for 2020 campaigns on how to respond

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

A slain deputy. A political brawl. A school shooting: How Sheriff Tony Spurlock is handling years of turmoil

Spurlock, the target of a recall effort, says the past several years have been the most trying of his 40-year career in law enforcement. “I’d be OK if I forgot it,” he says of some of the trauma.