McInnis backs Truden in DA race |

McInnis backs Truden in DA race

Naomi Havlen

U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis has endorsed Colleen Truden for the 9th Judicial District Attorney seat.In a letter to the editor, McInnis says the former Glenwood Springs municipal judge’s work over the years has “set her apart from most lawyers.” McInnis, who first met Truden in 1991, touts her integrity and commitment to the community.Current District Attorney Mac Myers’ term expires later this year. Truden and assistant District Attorney Lawson Wills are running for the position.Myers endorsed Wills last week.Both Wills and Truden are Republicans, and a primary election will be held Aug. 10.The 9th District attorney’s region comprises Pitkin, Garfield and Rio Blanco counties. Myers has held the position since 1997.McInnis represents Colorado’s 3rd District, which covers much of the state’s Western Slope.Naomi Havlen’s e-mail address is

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