Wild horses gather in a canyon in the Book Cliff range north of Grand Junction in this May, 1, 2006 file photo. (William Woody, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Trump administration takes lethal measures off the table for controlling wild horse herds

Federal officials say the nearly 90,000 wild horses in 10 Western states are more than three times appropriate levels

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Now that Colorado lawmakers have put Gallagher repeal on the ballot, will they actually be able to pass it?

Already trouble signs are emerging signaling that would-be allies lack the enthusiasm needed to sell the 2020 electorate on a difficult ballot question

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Forgotten ballots. Allegations of errors. Missed deadlines: The recall of Mesa County’s clerk is a political potboiler

First-term Republican Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters is trying to fend off an effort to remove her from office

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Rifles, mine-resistant vehicles, robots: How Colorado police have used a federal program to stockpile military gear

More than 100 Colorado police and sheriff’s departments have received surplus military equipment under the federal 1033 program. Officials defend the acquisitions, saying they’re needed to keep officers safe.