U.S. Senate

Governors call for nonpartisan approach on health care system

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper and the bipartisan group of governors who openly oppose the Better Care Reconciliation Act added their voices to the those calling for a nonpartisan approach to...

DATE: July 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM headquarters: Agency needs to improve its decision processes, but a move will not do that

Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Yuma) and Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Cortez) recently introduced legislation into their respective chambers to authorize moving the Bureau of Land Management’s Washington, D.C.,...

DATE: May 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Senate defeats attempt to undo BLM’s methane rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Gwen Lachelt may have impacted the votes that defeated the joint resolution to disapprove of the Department of the Interior’s methane rule. On a visit to Washington on Tuesday,...

DATE: May 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Montezuma farmers weigh in on next Farm Bill

Montezuma County farmers got a chance to voice their concerns about the next big federal agriculture legislation at a meeting with staffers from Sen. Michael Bennet’s office on Friday. John Whitney...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Confirmation hearing begins for Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON – Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination hearing to become an associate justice of the Supreme Court was aptly characterized Monday by Gorsuch: “This is quite a lot different than the last time...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Michael Bennet defeats Glenn in U.S. Senate race

DENVER – A relatively dull U.S. Senate race in Colorado ended Tuesday night as predicted, with Democrat Michael Bennet holding onto his seat against Republican challenger Darryl Glenn. Bennet...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bennet pledges to chip at D.C. dysfunction if re-elected

DENVER – Democrat Michael Bennet is hoping for another six years in the U.S. Senate to continue to chip away at the “dysfunction” in Washington, D.C. It might seem odd for a member of Congress to...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Darryl Glenn says he is the leader needed in U.S. Senate

DENVER – Republican Darryl Glenn is running for U.S. Senate because he is worried about the future for his two daughters. Glenn sees national security as perhaps the greatest concern, pointing to...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

No meeting with Glenn during Trump’s Colorado stops

DENVER – Donald Trump came to Colorado on Tuesday, but he departed the state without indulging Republican U.S. Senate candidate Darryl Glenn in a meeting to “share his heart.” Glenn says he still...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrats laughing over Darryl Glenn’s confidence

DENVER – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Darryl Glenn says national GOP interests have largely passed him over this election because he’s guaranteed a win. His comments have Democrats literally...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

County, Mancos,Dolores face internet, library votes

The November ballot for local towns and Montezuma county is relatively light this year, but there will be plenty of action at the state and national level. The Nov. 8 general election will be by...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

GOP hopes Iran deal hurts Michael Bennet

DENVER – Republicans hope to shake up the sleepy Colorado U.S. Senate race by injecting money into making incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet answer for the Iran nuclear deal.The right-leaning...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News