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Elbert County

Colorado GOP Official Leaves Republican Party and Sees "Exodus" Coming

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.07.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In what could presage the upending of the Republican Party after next tomorrow's election, Elbert County Commissioner Robert Rowland has left the GOP ...

Official Downplays Promise to Go to 'Jail' to Stop 'Sick Bastards' in Bathrooms

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.11.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In a Facebook post last month, Elbert County (Colorado) Commissioner Robert Rowland wrote that he would end up "in jail" if he saw a transgender person enter a bathroom that was also being used by his granddaughter.

People With Bible-Verse Posters Welcome at Heathen Solstice Party

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.21.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Generations Radio host Kevin Swanson, whose right-wing show originates in Colorado's Elbert County, is praising Elbert County Clerk Dallas Schroeder for hanging a poster in his government office with a quote from the Bible, "Each man should have his own wife and each woman should have her own husband."

In Colorado, Open Records Law Can Be a Weapon Against Transparency

Luis Toro | Posted 08.01.2012 | Denver
Luis Toro

Coloradans have allowed our state's aversion to taxation to trump our desire for open government, while government lawyers have figured out how to put citizens seeking public records on the defensive.

Colo. Springs-Chicago Drug Ring Busted

Posted 01.07.2012 | Denver

In a federal and joint police force investigation, authorities have recovered over 140 pounds of marijuana believed to be used for trafficking Colorad...

PHOTOS: Horse Rescued From Basement After Fall

Posted 09.21.2011 | Weird News

It's not quite a bull in a china shop, but a horse in a basement can cause a lot of damage. A window was shattered when Summer, a pet horse in Col...