Articles By Nancy Lofholm

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Wildfire Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

The attempted recall of Mesa County’s clerk comes up short. But the battle over her office isn’t over.

Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters will remain in office as claims of election violations wind through review along with an independent auditor’s report.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Your poop may soon serve as an early warning system for Colorado coronavirus outbreaks

Why the attention to the sewage? A Utah city spotted a spike in coronavirus a week before it showed up in tests. That knowledge could allow communities to act to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Culture Primary category in which blog post is published

A cartoonish Native American towering over Durango has divided the city. Should “the chief” stay or go?

The fate of the sign should be determined by “enlightened dialogue and not through mob rule,” says Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who wrote federal law protecting some monuments.

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

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Great blue herons claim a dreamy stretch of river near Crested Butte for high-altitude love nests

18 nesting pairs of great blue herons got a little help from their human neighbors to keep floating parties off the Slate River until the chicks fledge.

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

How Colorado farmers markets have adapted — with masks and reservations — to open during coronavirus

From Durango to Steamboat Springs, from Greeley to Salida, and from Boulder to Denver Union Station, the 100 farmers markets in Colorado are tiptoeing into a season of produce and pandemic