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Political swings on Colorado school boards spark level of antagonism not seen since desegregation

Julie Hensley believes her SUV was targeted because of the cheery blue-and-yellow “Come Together” message spray-painted on her back window.  The special education teacher at Legend High School in Parker was already at her desk at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday when the hallways began to buzz with word that teachers’ cars were slapped with flyers: […]

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Colorado Mesa University trustees now led by rare all-woman executive committee

Alison Griffin didn’t know she would be part of a team making Colorado history, and national waves, when she agreed to serve on the board of trustees at Colorado Mesa University. The Lafayette mother and education advocate has been on numerous of boards in her two decades dedicated to reforming challenges in the field of […]

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Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters announces reelection campaign amid new grand jury investigation

GRAND JUNCTION — Standing in front of the Mesa County Justice Center where a grand jury will weigh possible criminal charges against her, Tina Peters asked about three dozen cheering supporters if they wanted her to “stay and fight” and then announced she will run for a second term as Mesa County Clerk and Recorder. […]

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Don Coram makes it official. He’ll challenge Lauren Boebert in the GOP primary.

GRAND JUNCTION – Don Coram hasn’t got a clue if he is “super woke.” “I have no idea what that means,” said the Republican state senator from Montrose before he announced his primary challenge for the 3rd Congressional District Friday afternoon. Lauren Boebert, the freshman congresswoman he is hoping to unseat in the Republican primary, […]

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Lauren Boebert vows to stay her course as she seeks another term in Congress

GRAND JUNCTION — Far-right conservative firebrand Lauren Boebert announced Friday morning from the basement of a bank in Grand Junction that she is seeking a second term representing Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District. In an appearance that was toned down relative to a recent performance at a Turning Point USA conference where she strutted across a […]