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Election-denying Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters turns herself in to police

Latest arrest warrant issued this week after Tina Peters violated the terms of her release as she awaits trial for breaking into her county’s election system.

Politics and Government

Judge orders arrest of indicted Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters for bond violations

Mesa County District Court Judge Matthew David Barrett issued a warrant for Peters’ arrest and for her to be held in jail pending a hearing. He also revoked her $25,000 cash bond.

Politics and Government

Where’s Don Coram? Lauren Boebert’s GOP challenger says his late start is all part of the plan.

The state senator from Montrose is making a long shot bid to unseat a congresswoman with deep pockets and a national following

Politics and Government

Prosecutors debunk Mesa County clerk Tina Peters’ 2020 election-fraud claims

The Mesa County District Attorney's Office presented its findings after investigating claims by Peters, who is under indictment for providing unauthorized access to county voting equipment.

Politics and Government

An automated factory that’d pump out modular homes in Grand Junction could help ease Colorado’s housing crisis

A group of investors has acquired 177 acres near a growing Grand Junction hospital, hoping to build hundreds of new apartments and a 237,000-square-foot plant capable of turning out 100 prefab apartment a month.


Colorado’s geographic renaming board begins process of scrubbing Native American slur from 28 sites

The flurry of approvals marked a rare moment of rapid decision making. The state board had officially recommended changing just two features since it began meeting in the fall of 2020


The Tina Peters saga explained: Everything that’s happened with Mesa County’s clerk

Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters was elected in 2018. Here’s an explanation of everything that’s happened since.

Politics and Government

Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters indicted on felony charges; Colorado GOP calls for her to exit secretary of state’s race

The Republican was indicted on 10 counts. She could be sentenced to a prison term if convicted.

Politics and Government

Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters ordered to appear in court for allegedly lying to judge

A judge issued an order Wednesday telling Tina Peters to appear in court March 31 to explain why she should not be held in contempt and sanctioned

Politics and Government

Nicolais: Tina Peters kicked off her campaign to kill democracy

Despite a multitude of legal challenges, the Mesa County Clerk and Recorder could become Secretary of State — and destabilize Colorado’s democracy

Opinion Columns

Littwin: Tina Peters visits Front Range without attempting to kick a single cop

Instead, she joined GOP Senate candidate Ron Hanks and a host of other Big Lie proponents and activists at an FEC United event in Castle Rock

Opinion Columns

New charges for Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters in obstruction case

The District Attorney’s Office is investigating whether Peters used an iPad to record a court hearing for Belinda Knisley, an elections deputy who’s been charged in the security breach investigation.

Politics and Government

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

“Culture of firsts” is put into practice in many ways at the Western Slope university, including hiring a president who is a graduate of CMU, trustees say.


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

Peters, who has spread baseless claims about the 2020 presidential election being stolen, has been under scrutiny since she allegedly allowed an unauthorized person to attend a sensitive Dominion Voting Systems software update in May

Politics and Government

Three state agencies are auditing the troubled mental health center for 10 Western Slope counties

State investigators are at Mind Springs Health offices in Western Colorado this week to review files and financial documents.


Prayer, conspiracies and fundraising: Supporters of Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters hold another rally following FBI search

Tina Peters and Sherronna Bishop -- among others -- are under criminal investigation by federal, state and local authorities

Politics and Government

Colorado Supreme Court declines to hear Tina Peters’ appeal of ruling barring her from having role in 2021 election

Peters’ appeal argued that Mesa County District Court Judge Valerie J. Robison lacked the authority to remove her as the county’s designated election official

Politics and Government

Colorado school board contests, stoked by COVID, draw intense partisan fervor and big money

Coronavirus measures, teaching on race motivate national groups, wealthy individuals and both Republican and Democratic parties to get involved in local races across the state


Judge bars Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters from having role in upcoming election

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold sued to block Peters from being involved in the November election amid criminal investigations into Peters’ office

Politics and Government

Pilot killed in small plane crash in western Colorado

The plane took off from Blake Field in Delta County on Monday morning and was headed to Rock Springs, Wyoming

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