The Nov. 7 election returning Democrats to power and restoring the balance of power in La Plata County and Washington, D.C.


The dedicated election volunteers who put in countless hours of work to ensure smooth and honest local elections

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, of California, becoming the first female House Speaker in U.S. History

A campaign season dominated by smear advertising and automated candidate phone calls

Colorado voters endorsing the heterosexual marriage amendment and effectively stepping on domestic partnerships throughout the state

The spelling of the word “marihuana” on La Plata County ballots for the ill-fated Amendment 44

In this week's issue...

August 16, 2019
Quick'n'Dirty

• Meetings explore homelessness
• City hosts tour of Roosa upgrades

August 16, 2019
Dirty talk

Conservation groups ask feds to put brakes on e-bikes on nonmotorized public lands

August 8, 2019
Step by step

Over the past several years, Colorado’s elected leaders have tried to tackle the rising cost of healthcare.