The Blue Spruce Bed & Breakfast sits nestled among the conifers of southern Colorado, looking out over the San Juans from a few miles northeast of Durango. Its owner, Shelli Shaw, believes that Joe Biden stole the 2020 presidential election from Donald Trump, and that it was Antifa and BLM activists who attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. She feels that a second American civil war is imminent — and in November she may be elected to public office.
Bills aimed at saving money for Colorado families, businesses, and mental health professionals cleared a hurdle in the House Finance Committee last week. If passed by the legislature as a whole, the three bills could amount to $60 million in annual savings for Coloradans and provide some measure of relief from economic inflation.