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Cheyenne County

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Lincoln County Joins Effort To Create 51st State

Lincoln County commissioners joined nine other northeastern Colorado counties in putting the 51st State Initiative on the November ballot.

09/01/2013

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Secession Vote Cleared For Ballots In Weld County

It looks like Weld County voters will be casting ballots this fall on whether to pursue seceding from Colorado.

08/19/2013

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Effort To Create New State Called ‘North Colorado’ Grows

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.”

07/09/2013

Friends and family fill the Eads High School Auditorium to remember 6 members of the Mitchell family killed in a van collision last week. (credit: CBS)

Community Remembers 6 Killed In Colorado Crash

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.

10/21/2011

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Mitchell Widow Thanks Coloradans For Outpouring Of Support

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.

10/19/2011

Howard Mitchell (left) (credit: Mitchell family)

Funeral For 6 Killed In Crash Near Kit Carson Will Be Friday

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.

10/16/2011

Copter4 flew over the collision scene near Kit Carson on Thursday. (credit: CBS)

Cellphone Use Ruled Out In Colorado Crash That Killed 6

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.

10/14/2011