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State of North Colorado

Colorado Governor: Secession Attempt Will Strengthen State

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

A failed secession attempt by 11 Colorado counties generated conversations that will make the state stronger, Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) said Tuesday....

51st State Of 'North Colorado' May Not Be Legal: Lawyers

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.24.2013 | Politics

Voting in 11 rural Colorado counties on whether or not they want to split off from proper Colorado and form the 51st state of "New Colorado" or "North...

Attorneys Question Legality Of 51st State Push By Weld Leaders

The Greeley Tribune | Analisa Romano | Posted 12.09.2013 | Denver

Three Greeley attorneys are questioning whether Weld County commissioners have the authority to initiate the 51st state movement, calling on the Weld ...

The 51st State? Rural Counties To Vote On 'North Colorado' Secession

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

In November, 11 of Colorado's rural counties will vote on whether or not they should secede from the state and form the 51st state, dubbed "North Colo...

It's a Great Media Stunt to Try to Secede from Colorado

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.25.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Actually, this is a wacky media stunt by right-wing operatives, who mostly live in sparsely populated corners of the state. They've got no shot at succeeding or seceding.

Opposition Against North Colorado Secession Surfaces

The Greeley Tribune | Whitney Phillips | Posted 09.30.2013 | Denver

Weld County commissioners on Tuesday evening met the most opposition they've seen thus far in a series of public meetings on the topic of their 51st s...

Rural-Urban Tensions Are Real In Colo., But Few Want 51st State

The Greeley Tribune | Analisa Romano | Posted 09.14.2013 | Denver

Jannely Portillo, 17, was at work when she heard on the radio that 10 northeastern Colorado counties were mulling the creation of their own state, Nor...

Northern Counties Favor More Representation Instead Of Secession From Colo.

The Greeley Tribune | Analisa Romano | Posted 09.08.2013 | Denver

Officials with the 10 most northeastern counties on Monday shifted talks of secession to talks of how to increase their representation in the state Le...

State Of North Colorado? Area Leaders Moving Plan Forward

The Greeley Tribune | Analisa Romano | Posted 08.27.2013 | Denver

Following the Weld County commissioners' proposal to secede from Colorado and form a 51st state, commissioners say they will meet with counties from w...