Articles By Nancy Lofholm

Grinning raccoons. An under-the-weather fox. Gunnison Valley’s critters are deployed in a creative coronavirus campaign.

“Who can be mad at a cute bear or an ill fox?” Crested Butte’s town manager asks.

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More Colorado counties want entrance into Mesa County’s coronavirus “pre-check” program for restaurants

More than 600 Mesa County businesses have applied for variances to COVID-19 restrictions under a program OK’d by the state. Now Larimer and Douglas counties want the same 5-star treatment.

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Coloradans are barely howling for the reintroduction of gray wolves

Proposition 114 measure would be the first time voters -- not federal wildlife biologists -- directed wildlife officials to reintroduce a species. But biologists think wolves are already in northwest Colorado.

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Lauren Boebert beats Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District

Boebert becomes the first woman to hold Colorado's 3rd Congressional District seat

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Vancouver company digs deep on due diligence in effort to revive historic Ouray silver mine

Aurcana Silver Corp. prepared for the venture by studying a long list of failed North American mines before drilling down to resume production at a once-thriving site in the San Juans

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Durango’s ridiculed Bridge to Nowhere suddenly has clear road ahead

After a decade of delays and legal fights, the largest project in the history of that region of southwest Colorado will ease traffic and safety problems

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How Lauren Boebert rose from unknown to a candidate for Congress to someone in Donald Trump’s orbit

Neither Lauren Boebert nor her campaign manager would respond to questions about holes and discrepancies in the Republican’s biography, including money troubles, family connections and her childhood

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No mess-tent meals, no giant camps: This is wildfire fighting in Colorado during coronavirus

Crews instead are “spiking out” in small groups and using aircraft to keep blazes smaller. This is why fire officials asked months ago for a burn ban and extra funding.

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Are you wearing your mask? Because public health officials in Colorado are watching you to find out.

Tri-County Health Department has been dispatching volunteers to conduct mask surveys since April. Now Boulder and Gunnison counties are starting their own coronavirus recon missions.