Position: Herald Staff Writer

Rep. Scott Tipton on task force to battle opioid abuse epidemic

WASHINGTON – This week, the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic is holding a panel in Washington to hear from families who have been impacted by heroin addiction. Rep. Scott Tipton,...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gold King Mine spill highlighted in D.C. Twitter spat

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Gold King Mine spill was highlighted this week in a Twitter spat on Capitol Hill. On Valentine’s Day, members of the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources took to social...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Lead by Example’ bill aims to fix VA health care issues

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Constituents often tell politicians to put their money – or legislation – where their mouth is. U.S. House Resolution 307, known as the “Lead by Example Act of 2017” intends to...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Resolution to end stream protection rule heads to Trump’s desk

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to approve a joint resolution disapproving of the stream protection rule. The Interior Department’s rule barred coal mining companies from dumping...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado senators react to Supreme Court nomination

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to fill Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat on the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, garnering strong...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado’s U.S. senators, Tipton weigh in on immigration ban

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In one of his last acts in his first week as President Donald Trump signed an executive order to block all refugees from entering the United States for 120 days, and all citizens...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

March for Life participants happy with boost from Trump administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Every year around the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade, thousands of demonstrators flock to Washington to show their dissatisfaction with the decision...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Hundreds of Coloradans join Women’s March on Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a small church in Washington, D.C., a few hundred members of the Colorado delegation to the Women’s March on Washington prepared for their day of rallying and marching. “After...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Inauguration Day a celebration of America in nation’s capital

WASHINGTON, D.C. – It is an experience that can be had only once every four years on Jan. 20 in one city. That day was on Friday this year, when Donald Trump was sworn in as president of the...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weld County equine troop performs in inaugural parade

For the Weld County Freedom Riders, performing in the presidential inaugural parade is nothing new. The six women, who range from the age of 16 to north of 60, have performed in the 2004...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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