Betsy Markey, a former U.S. representative, was appointed executive director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade by Gov. Jared Polis in January 2019. (Tamara Chuang, The Colorado Sun)

From cleaning toilets to Congress, Betsy Markey is now leading Colorado’s renewed focus on small business

“I would like us to really focus on the small to medium-sized businesses that are already here,” says the former U.S. Rep. who was lured to northern Colorado by the lifestyle and is now head of the state's economic development office.

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For the 3rd time in 3 months, a bear has attacked a human in Aspen

Officials said the bear was scavenging for food and questioned why the trash bin was left open

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Recall petition against Senate President Leroy Garcia approved, campaign can start collecting signatures

Garcia is the latest -- and most high profile -- Democratic Colorado lawmaker to be targeting by a recall campaign following the 2019 legislative session