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Tina Peters

New lawsuit would bar Tina Peters from Mesa County election role in 2022

By: - January 19, 2022

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold announced she is suing to bar Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters from overseeing elections this year — an expansion of Griswold’s efforts last year that prevented Peters from running the November election. “As Clerk Peters is unwilling to commit to following election security protocols, I am taking action to […]

Text of Gov. Jared Polis’ 2022 State of the State address

By: - January 13, 2022

This is the prepared text of Gov. Jared Polis’ 2022 State of the State address to the Colorado General Assembly, which he delivered at 11 a.m., Jan. 13. Good morning everyone. One traditionally begins a State of the State address by acknowledging dignitaries here in the chamber, but this morning calls for something a little […]

Tina Peters could resume election role, but only with severe restrictions

By: - January 11, 2022

The Colorado secretary of state is demanding that the Mesa County clerk sign a document promising to protect the security of future elections she might oversee after a court barred her from election duties in November. Clerk Tina Peters allegedly allowed an unauthorized person to attend a software update for Mesa County’s Dominion Voting Systems […]

1,084 homes in Louisville and Superior destroyed in Marshall Fire, says updated tally

By: - January 7, 2022

Officials working on a Marshall Fire damage assessment in Boulder County on Thursday released an updated list of structures destroyed or damaged. The new tally also includes dollar-amount losses and features a searchable map of addresses. The updated list reports 1,084 homes destroyed and 149 homes damaged, amounting to a loss of $513 million. It […]

Remarks by President Joe Biden on the Jan. 6 anniversary of the Capitol attack

By: - January 6, 2022

Here are the full remarks made by President Joe Biden in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol on the Jan. 6 anniversary of the Capitol attack: Madam Vice President, my fellow Americans: To state the obvious, one year ago today, in this sacred place, democracy was attacked — simply attacked.  The will of the people […]

Human remains found in Marshall Fire investigation

By: - January 5, 2022

Marshall Fire investigators have located the partial human remains of an adult, according to an announcement Wednesday from the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office. The remains were found in the 5900 block of Marshall Road in unincorporated Boulder County. Sheriff Joe Pelle had said as of Sunday that two people were reported missing. Investigators are also […]

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Eyewitness to Marshall Fire origin recounts scene like a ‘war zone’

By: - January 2, 2022

A neighbor of a property where a small structure was seen on video engulfed in flames late Thursday morning said he witnessed how those flames appeared to touch off what became the devastating Marshall Fire and that there might also be at least one other ignition source. “I saw everything,” the neighbor, Mike Zoltowski, told […]

Marshall Fire aftermath

3 believed dead in Marshall Fire, search warrant executed

By: - January 1, 2022

Three people are missing in the Marshall Fire and believed to be dead, Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle said Saturday, reversing accounts from the previous day suggesting that no human lives were lost. Pelle, speaking during an afternoon press conference, also characterized the investigation into the fire’s cause in terms that were significantly different than […]

Rock Creek neighborhood

Up to 1,000 homes burned, no lives lost in Boulder County fires

By: - December 31, 2021

The Marshall Fire in Boulder County, propelled by winds of up to 110 mph and fueled by dry grass, tore through up to 1,000 homes but so far doesn’t appear to have claimed any human lives, according to Gov. Jared Polis and other officials who spoke at a press conference Friday morning. It’s the most […]

Hundreds of homes lost as grass fires rip through Boulder County neighborhoods

By: - December 30, 2021

Hundreds of homes, including an entire Superior subdivision, were destroyed Thursday by a fast-moving grass fire in Boulder County. Emergency personnel responded to two main fires, the Marshall Fire, straddling U.S. 36 just southeast of Boulder, and the Middle Fork Fire, just north of Boulder around North Foothills Highway and Middle Fork Road. Both fires […]

Heidi Ganahl

Election conspiracy group ‘doing great things,’ governor candidate Ganahl says

By: - December 7, 2021

Heidi Ganahl, the best-known Republican candidate for Colorado governor, during a recent event with supporters endorsed the work of a Colorado-based conspiracy group that rejects the results of the 2020 election, according to a recording of her comments obtained by Newsline. The event, a meet-and-greet in Durango, occurred on Nov. 18. At one point she […]

Election fraud has hurt Republicans for decades, claims Colorado Senate candidate Hanks

By: - November 30, 2021

A leading Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Colorado claimed on Saturday that Republicans have lost elections at least as far back as the 1990s due to election fraud. Ron Hanks, a state representative who is running to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet in 2022, made the claim during an appearance on “Thanks-A-Thon,” a […]