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Abortion Issues Not 'Irrelevant' in Pueblo Recall Election

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.22.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Again demonstrating the importance of choice issues in hard-fought elections in Colorado, abortion is occupying a prominent part of the election bandwidth.

Chieftain Execs Blasted For 'Ethics Conflict' Over Giron Recall Support

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 07.30.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. In the storm of passions that erupted this spring in Colorado around proposed state gun-control laws,...

'Hello Senator, I Control the Newspaper, I Own a Gun, and I Want You to Vote Against Gun Safety'

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.12.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The email boxes of Colorado lawmakers haven't been pretty lately, unless you appreciate personal threats and F-bombs. But you know things have gone seriously wrong when you also get what appears to be a veiled threat from the general manager of a newspaper.

Chieftain Should Reconsider Its Decision to Exclude Casida From Debate

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.26.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The Pueblo Chieftain has excluded independent candidate Tisha Casida from a Chieftain-sponsored debate Oct. 10 featuring candidates Scott Tipton, a Republican, and Democrat Sal Pace. It's a strange position for a newspaper to take.

Excuse Me Republicans, But How Will You Pay for That?

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Reporter Tim Hoover received House Speaker McNulty's good news about the end of the "tough budget" era, allowing seniors to enjoy a tax break on property taxes. And so he asked McNulty how he'd adjust the state budget to pay for it.

Newspaper Prints Wrong Lotto Numbers, Lets Down Pueblo Couple

Andy Koen | Posted 06.13.2011 | Denver

Imagine waking up and checking the Sunday paper to find that you've won the lottery, but then learning that the newspaper printed the wrong numbers....

Arkansas River Water Deals Could Dry Up One Third Of Farm Land: Report

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

PUEBLO, Colo. — Deals transferring water out of agriculture eventually could dry up one-third of the historically irrigated land in the Arkansas...