EAGLE-VAIL, Colo. – A pitched battle between private companies is being waged for control of a long-dormant rail line through the heart of the Colorado Rockies – in a flurry of recent federal filings, at least — but the real struggle may be for local hearts and minds along the route.
Two prominent Garfield County Republicans running for office on Nov. 3 are being cagey about the impacts of “up-ballot” GOP candidates President Donald Trump and congressional hopeful Lauren Boebert on their own races–and whether they wholeheartedly support the pair.
Republican congressional candidate Lauren Boebert is engaged in a full-on war of words with two Pueblo-area military veterans who run a political action committee responsible for billboards questioning Boebert’s “law-and-order” brand and highlighting her multiple warrants and arrests.
EAGLE, Colo. — While touring deadly wildfires in California on Monday, President Donald Trump told state officials pressing him on climate change that “it’ll start getting cooler” and “I don’t think science knows, actually.”
Former Colorado Governor and Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, during a tour of the Grizzly Creek Fire incident command center in Eagle last week, took a minute to lay out his U.S. Senate campaign platform on health care as he tries to unseat incumbent Sen. Cory Gardner.
VAIL — Democrats stumping on the Western Slope last week took aim at Republicans Lauren Boebert and five-term U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton for their ongoing opposition to the Colorado Outdoor Recreation & Economy (CORE) Act that would protect 400,000 acres of public lands.
With just over two months until Election Day, conservative congressional candidate Lauren Boebert – a Republican favored by some to win Colorado’s largely rural 3rd District – doesn’t have much of a plan to address some of the nation’s highest health care and insurance costs.
The two Democratic state lawmakers from the Vail area are blasting Republican Colorado congressional candidate Lauren Boebert for legitimizing the debunked QAnon conspiracy theory that the FBI has designated a domestic terror threat since 2019.
Under the leadership of Eagle County Republicans Chair Kaye Ferry, the party continues to invite political extremists to the Vail Valley, which might explain why the local GOP currently has just one county elected official – Sheriff James van Beek — to its credit in recent years.
Leslie Robinson lives just two and a half blocks from Shooters Grill in Rifle – the gun-loving hub of owner Lauren Boebert’s extreme right-wing congressional campaign – but ideologically she may as well be living on the moon.