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Colorado Politics - WEEKEND ROUNDUP |

Colorado’s one-stop source for balanced, in-depth political news and analysis — at the Capitol, across the state and beyond.


COPO'S BEST OF THE WEEK | Hick drops his White House bid; Neville group backs recall; Polis touts meatless

Here’s our recap of our best stories of the last seven days from the Colorado Politics staff.

COVER STORY | Colorado mental health patients battle barriers

Coloradans with mental-health issues grapple with costs, the lack of providers and other challenges.


INSIGHTS | Politics and multiculturalism join hands in metro Denver

On a blazing hot August afternoon — on the same day that people died in El Paso, allegedly for the color of their skin — Colorado politicians were prominently celebrating immigrants at a park in northeast Denver.

Q&A with Wade Troxell | Professor-mayor engineers policy in Fort Collins

A lot of elected officials will tell you they're in it for the policy, not the politics — but Fort Collins Mayor Wade Troxell says it with an engineer's conviction.


LYNN BARTELS | On the beat with John C. Ensslin

The tributes for Denver’s beloved storyteller read like a John Ensslin story.

LYNN BARTELS | Remembering Denver's Monte Pascoe amid busing debate

Here’s to Monte Pascoe, who worked to get everyone a seat.