Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008 | 9:49 p.m.
Sun Expanded Coverage
(The Sun has gone on the road to listen to voters and talk to political leaders around the West. Reporters will examine the economic, cultural and demographic forces re-shaping the region as they drive to Denver for the first of the two major party conventions the Sun will cover.)
FORT COLLINS, COLO. -- We've arrive north of Denver here, to report on how Colorado State is driving economic development with partnerships with some cool energy companies. We're at a Best Western. There's a hot tub in my room. Couldn't pay me to go near it.