Club 20 Friday night steak fry fetes those about to debate
Author: Marianne Goodland - September 7, 2018 - Updated: September 24, 2018
GRAND JUNCTION — The election debate weekend at Club 20 on the Western Slope started out Friday night with a steak fry that allowed Saturday’s combatants to have a good meal and a drink or two before the debates.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis chose to skip the headline debate Saturday night.
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Marianne Goodland is the chief legislative reporter for Colorado Politics. She's covered the Colorado General Assembly for 20 years, starting off in 1998 with the Silver & Gold Record, the editorially-independent newspaper at CU that was shuttered in 2009. She also writes for six rural newspapers in northeastern Colorado. Marianne specializes in rural issues, agriculture, water and, during election season, campaign finance. In her free time (ha!) she lives in Lakewood with her husband, Jeff; a cantankerous Shih-Tzu named Sophie; and Gunther the cat. She is also an award-winning professional harpist.