Politics

Neil Young sues Trump campaign for use of songs

NEW YORK – Neil Young sued President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign Tuesday for copyright infringement, saying he doesn’t want his music used as a theme song for a “divisive un-American...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Music

Kanye West criticizes Harriet Tubman at political rally

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Rapper Kanye West, in his first event since declaring himself a presidential candidate, ranted against historical figure Harriet Tubman on Sunday, saying the Underground Railroad...

DATE: July 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Sen. Michael Bennet talks deficit, COVID response and masks in Durango visit

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet is infuriated by one issue that gets the goat of many Americans – especially his political opponents in the Republican Party, the $26.5 trillion federal deficit But...

DATE: July 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrats introduce police-reform bill

WASHINGTON – Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate unveiled a bill Monday that would enact broad police reforms nationwide in response to protests over the death of George Floyd...

DATE: June 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Get to know the people running for U.S. House

The La Plata County League of Women Voters will host a Zoom webinar with candidates from the 3rd Congressional District for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday ahead...

DATE: June 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police and prosecutors: Aspects of Dems’ police accountability bill are problematic

As Colorado Democrats’ sweeping police accountability bill received its first hearing on Thursday, police, prosecutors and Republican state lawmakers raised concerns about unintended consequences....

DATE: June 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Independent commission: Hickenlooper violated state’s gift ban

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper violated the state’s constitutional gift ban by accepting private flights aboard company jets owned by his friends and during an overseas trip, an ethics...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper held in contempt by ethics commission after snubbing subpoena

DENVER – Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper was held in contempt Thursday after he failed to honor a subpoena to testify at an ethics hearing about whether he accepted improper gifts while in...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper says he ‘tripped’ on Black Lives Matter question

By John Frank The Colorado Sun John Hickenlooper, the national Democratic favorite in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race, is backtracking from a statement he made about Black Lives Matter during a...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Restaurant owner gets top line on Republican primary ballot

The challenger to U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton is touting winning the top spot on the ballot for the June 30 Republican primary as proof voters are looking for new energy and a fresh face in Congress....

DATE: April 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Low turnout at La Plata County caucuses Saturday

Republican and Democratic caucuses around La Plata County had low turnout on Saturday compared with years past – and Super Tuesday, a confusing process and the balmy 60-degree weather may have had...

DATE: March 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

With most votes counted, Bernie Sanders takes win in La Plata County

Bernie Sanders is assured the top spot among La Plata County voters in Tuesday’s Democratic presidential primary with all ballots counted except for about 460 from military members, overseas...

DATE: March 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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