Republican Greg Lopez wants to be Colorado's governor. He's an Air Force veteran and used to be mayor of Parker, elected at age 27 as a Democrat. Lopez would be Colorado's first Hispanic governor, but he's raised relatively little money. Then, it was known as "Black Sunday" when, in the early 1980s, Exxon shuttered an oil project in Western Colorado, laying off 2,200 workers. It inspired a new novel. And, some recommendations for wildflower hikes in Colorado.
Candidate For Governor Greg Lopez; Stop And Smell The Wildflowers
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