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Ayelet Sheffey

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Conservative challenger enters race to unseat Rep. Scott Tipton

Republican gun advocate Lauren Boebert has announced her candidacy against Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., hoping to bring conservative values back to Congress. Raised in a Democratic household in...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango CBD retailers not fretting FDA updates

Companies selling cannabidiol products face an uncertain future after the Food and Drug Administration issued a consumer update that detailed the potential harmful effects of CBD. The FDA...

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

Colorado Wilderness Act advances for full House vote

The House Committee on Natural Resources voted this week to pass the Colorado Wilderness Act, which now awaits full consideration in the House of Representatives. In May, Rep. Diana DeGette,...

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

Permanent funding for Land and Water Conservation Fund advances

WASHINGTON – A bill to permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund, led by Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., passed Tuesday in the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Gardner and...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Polis: Ending DACA would be ‘economic disaster’

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program would be an “economic disaster to cities and states.” He promised to do everything under the law to protect...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton: Impeachment hearings haven’t produced ‘big revelations’

After the first day of impeachment hearings, Rep. Scott Tipton said he remains firm in his belief President Donald Trump has not committed an impeachable offense. In an interview Thursday with The...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Impeachment hearings televised, with a live audience

WASHINGTON – Hours before the first public impeachment hearing for President Donald Trump began, media, staff, interns and the general public lined up Wednesday outside the House Ways and Means...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Diane Mitsch Bush hopes environmental platform can unseat Rep. Scott Tipton

Former Routt County Commissioner Diane Mitsch Bush is making a second attempt to unseat Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, with environmental priorities in mind. The 2018 Democratic nominee for the 3rd...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senators set goal to preserve lands and oceans by 2030

WASHINGTON – A national goal to conserve land and oceans was set by Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., this week to address the growing threat of climate change. The...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

CORE Act passes House with bipartisan support

The Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, garnering bipartisan support. The CORE Act, introduced by Rep. Joe Neguse, D-Colo., in...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango climate activist makes second attempt to unseat Scott Tipton

Democrat Root Routledge is running to unseat Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., for the second time, on a platform centered strongly around climate activism. Routledge’s campaign is a solo operation....

DATE: Oct. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrat announces candidacy in effort to unseat Rep. Scott Tipton

Political newcomer James Iacino, a Democrat, has joined the race to unseat Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., in the 3rd Congressional District in 2020. With his family immigrating to Colorado 117 years...

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

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