Lincoln County commissioners joined nine other northeastern Colorado counties in putting the 51st State Initiative on the November ballot.
It looks like Weld County voters will be casting ballots this fall on whether to pursue seceding from Colorado.
Ten counties, including Weld and Morgan, started talking about seceding last month. Now Lincoln and Cheyenne counties say they want to join a new state they’d call “North Colorado.”
Police officers, firefighters and weeping teenagers in high school letter jackets packed a rural high school gymnasium Friday to remember five foster and adopted children and their father, who were killed in a Colorado highway crash.
Melody Mitchell is thanking Coloradans and the community of Eastern Colorado for prayers and support offered in the aftermath of a tragic crash that killed her husband and five children.
Services for the five children and the Cheyenne County sheriff’s deputy killed in an accident in a construction zone on U.S. 287 south of Eads will be Friday.
Cellphone use was ruled out Friday as the reason a van driven by a Colorado sheriffs deputy slammed into a cattle trailer along a rural highway under repair, killing him and five foster and adopted children.