DON’T LET THE DOOR HIT YOU ON THE WAY OUT
by Todd Hartley
I’m not sure if you’ve heard, but the big news here in Colorado is that eight counties in the northeastern part of the state want to split off and form their own state. That might seem shocking and a little upsetting, but I think it’s important to remember that most of us in the other parts of Colorado don’t really care.
The counties in question are Weld, Morgan, Logan, Sedgwick, Phillips, Washington, Yuma and Kit Carson. Collectively, they’re home to about 6.43 percent of Colorado’s population, an estimated 333,641 people. Of that number, 252,825 live in Weld County, many of them in the Boulder suburbs, which I would imagine probably want to stay part of Colorado. Read the rest of this entry →