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Gov. Hickenlooper dips a political toe in Iowa

Gov. John Hickenlooper ventured to Des Moines, Iowa, on Friday to lay the groundwork for a possible presidential bid in 2020. He was meeting Democratic state lawmakers, party officials, community...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 11 hours 7 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hickenlooper: We transformed the way we think about the state

Gov. John Hickenlooper touted an improved view of Colorado across the nation as his biggest accomplishment in his two terms. Hickenlooper , who leaves office in 83 days, met with The Durango Herald...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper says teamwork needed to meet housing demands

Businesses, nonprofits and government will have to work together to meet the need for housing in Colorado, Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday in north Durango. “No one segment is going to be the...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper forms leadership PAC for potential presidential run

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is creating a political action committee, putting him a giant step closer to jumping into the race for president in 2020, Colorado Politics confirmed Monday. The...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gov. Hickenlooper pledges help to Durango and Silverton in wake of 416 Fire

Local government and business officials pleaded with Gov. John Hickenlooper and Colorado congressmen Friday to do everything they can to help secure emergency funds to help ailing businesses and...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. Hickenlooper signs 3 bills in Durango

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed three bills into law Thursday in Durango in front of more than 200 appreciative students at Escalante Middle School. “These guys debate for four months to determine...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County man is pardoned by Gov. John Hickenlooper

IGNACIO It took more than five decades for James Benavidez to clear his name and receive the justice he says he long deserved. In March, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper pardoned Benavidez, along...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. Hickenlooper honors Fort Lewis College president

Gov. John Hickenlooper, who came to Durango to deliver the Fort Lewis College commencement address on Saturday, also honored Dene Kay Thomas, the school’s president. Hickenlooper proclaimed...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper praises perseverance during Fort Lewis College commencement

Gov. John Hickenlooper told graduates at Fort Lewis College’s spring commencement “to feed your dreams, not your nightmares” as they face challenges and setbacks in life. Saturday’s commencement...

DATE: April 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. John Hickenlooper to deliver Fort Lewis College commencement address

Gov. John Hickenlooper will deliver the 2018 spring commencement address at Fort Lewis College on April 28. Nearly 500 students will graduate. Two ceremonies will be held in Whalen Gym to...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper signs Nowlin’s pet project – a police horse protection bill

A police horse protection bill conceived by Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin was signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper on March 7. The bill – Crime of Cruelty to Certified Police Working...

DATE: March 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Improving rural internet about more than watching Netflix

WASHINGTON – In 2016, a cut in a fiber-optic cable in Cortez temporarily shut down a 911 call center and caused widespread internet outages across the region. The event highlighted a pervasive...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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