Main Street in the small Gunnison County town of Pitkin, elevation 9,242 feet and population of less than 100 year-round residents. In 2016 the town held its first municipal election in a decade. Controversy arose over short-term rentals and 10 voters were reported for improperly casting ballots. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

DA makes rare ask of Colorado Supreme Court to review overturned illegal voting conviction from small town

7th Judicial District Attorney Dan Hotsenpiller wants the state’s highest judges to review the overturned illegal voting conviction of Marie Rossmiller from the tiny town of Pitkin

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Opinion: Denver residents refused to wear masks during 1918 pandemic. What have we learned?

Enforcement was an issue. Residents routinely refused to wear masks even when threatened with arrest and hefty fines. Soon Denver had the highest fatality rate in the nation.