James Marshall

Position: Herald Staff Writer

As unaffiliated voters surge, major party candidates court their votes

A blue wave swept Colorado politics in 2018. Democrats won races for governor, attorney general, secretary of state and took control of the state Legislature. But in terms of registered voters,...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Cardboard Cory’ tour stops in Durango

Cardboard Cory – a life-size, cutout version of Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner – arrived Friday in Durango, one of 11 stops on a tour of Colorado. Tour organizers are highlighting what they...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

How well do we understand the benefits, side effects of CBD products?

Chefs are starting to experiment with this plant in the kitchen. Garment companies are making clothes with it. Contractors are using it to build homes. And the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bennet pushes education reform in Democratic presidential debate

A diverse group of 10 candidates in Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit spent much of the night taking jabs at one man on stage and another who wasn’t: former Vice President...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper, moderates target liberal Democrats in debate

Moderate candidates for president ganged up on two liberal front-runners Tuesday night in the first of two Democratic primary debates in Detroit this week. From the outset, former Colorado Gov....

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill to boost renewable energy production gains bipartisan support

WASHINGTON – A bill aiming to increase renewable energy production on public lands is gaining broad support as it makes its way through the U.S. House. A bipartisan group of 24 lawmakers –...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

USDA to issue hemp farming regulations this fall

WASHINGTON – When U.S. Congress legalized hemp in the 2018 Farm Bill, it allowed Colorado’s burgeoning hemp industry to thrive even more. The number of acres registered for hemp cultivation in...

DATE: July 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Adding to thicket: Tipton proposes his own wilderness bill

WASHINGTON – Two bills seeking to protect large swaths of wilderness in Colorado are making their way through U.S. Congress. Dissatisfied with the two Democrat-backed bills, Rep. Scott Tipton,...

DATE: July 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gardner: BLM headquarters will move to Grand Junction

The Bureau of Land Management will move its headquarters from Washington, D.C., to Grand Junction, Sen. Cory Gardner announced Monday. “Relocating the Bureau of Land Management to the Western Slope...

DATE: July 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rep. DeGette to visit Cortez to pitch massive wilderness bill

A U.S. congresswoman from Denver said she will travel to Southwest Colorado in August to pitch a vast wilderness protection bill to local officials after a Montezuma County commissioner vehemently...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Does Tri-State’s energy policy deter co-ops from battery investment?

WASHINGTON – A sweeping package of sustainable energy legislation moved closer to passage in the U.S. Senate this week, when a bipartisan group of senators jostled for support from the U.S....

DATE: July 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Energy storage is key to reaching renewable energy goals

WASHINGTON – As Colorado pushes toward its goal of 100% reliance on renewable energy by 2040, deploying grid-scale energy storage should play a crucial role, experts say. Energy storage experts and...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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