Gov. John Hickenlooper

Gov. John Hickenlooper for president?

Floyd Ciruli, one of Colorado’s most noted pollsters and a go-to pundit on state politics, seems to be of two minds about Gov. John Hickenlooper’s chances as a presidential candidate. It’s a topic...

DATE: Aug. 6, 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

Washington wonders what’s next for Gov. John Hickenlooper

WASHINGTON – The political horse race junkies in Washington are dying to know if a presidential run is in the cards for Gov. John Hickenlooper. But the Colorado Democrat refuses to show his hand....

DATE: Feb. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hickenlooper, other governors release health plan

WASHINGTON – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper joined two other governors Friday morning in unveiling a “bipartisan blueprint” focused on decreasing costs and restoring stability in the health care...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Hickenlooper wary of U.S. interference in regulations

ASPEN – Colorado Gov. John Hicklenooper says one of his priorities during his last year in office will be to keep U.S. officials from meddling in regulations his state has enacted. Colorado has...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News