Ernest LuningErnest LuningFebruary 16, 201720min558

On his last day as chairman of the Jefferson County Republican Party, Don Ytterberg had a few things to say. After welcoming several hundred members of the county GOP’s central committee — along with family, friends and a handful of Republican candidates — to the party’s biennial reorganization meeting on Saturday, Feb. 4, at Green Mountain High School in Lakewood, Ytterberg spoke to the crowd about his time at the helm.


Lynn BartelsLynn BartelsApril 12, 20166min524

At 6-foot-5, Jefferson County Republican Rick Enstrom was trying to get in the back row when supporters for Sentate candidate Jerry Natividad took the stage at the Colorado Republican assembly Saturday. Enstrom took a step backward to the stage curtain but discovered there was no stage left. He went straight down 4 feet — missing a pole by a mere inches –and landed on concrete. He broke three ribs in his back. “I think my ego is as badly broke as my ribs after taking a digger in front of 6,000 people,” Enstrom said. “Jerry felt so bad. He was back there holding my hand and I said, ‘Get out there and talk to people.'”

Jared WrightJared WrightMarch 7, 201652min634

The Colorado Statesman Hot Sheet By TCS Publisher and Editor in Chief Jared Wright _@JaredWright_ Monday, March 7, 2016 DENVER — A big weekend in news ... starters, Peyton Manning has announced his retirement. Sources tell us one reason for the decision (besides Father Time) is the Broncos star will be mounting a campaign as the 14th GOP candidate to enter the U.S. Senate race in hopes of taking on U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet in the general election ...