Citizens Given Opportunity to Create Voter Ad

GESSLERColorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler wants to give voters their shot at producing a political ad focused on voter registration. Gessler says his office is always looking at creative ways to reach citizens. The message would encourage residents to get registered to vote, or to update their voter registration information. Aspiring directors and videographers have until October 24 to submit their 30-second videos to the Secretary of State for Continue reading

Tipton Endorsed by Durango Herald

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Representative Scott Tipton has picked up an endorsement from a Colorado newspaper. The Durango Herald this week praised Tipton for his fight against federal regulations on water, land, energy, and species issues among others. While the publication says that sometimes Tipton’s anti-regulation mindset goes too far, his questions regarding the intentions of the federal government are “relevant and worthy of Continue reading

Forum Makes Clear Where Candidates Stand on Coal

forumColorado’s gubernatorial and senatorial candidates got together for a forum today on the future of energy in the state. The forum, heard live this morning on 93-7 and 102-3 KRAI, 55 Country and online at krai.com, allowed the candidates in Colorado’s hottest races to give voters their vision of the future of the state’s Continue reading

Statewide Energy Forum Will be Broadcast Live this Morning

forumToday’s energy forum in Denver can be heard live on 93.7 102.3 KRAI, 55 Country and KRAI.COM. The Consumer Energy Alliance is hosting a forum this morning that will give Colorado’s gubernatorial and senate candidates a chance to offer their visions of the state’s energy future to the public. The forum is sponsored by Continue reading

Candidates to Visit Craig

REPUBLICANA couple of Colorado candidates looking to hold on to their seats this election cycle are planning visits to Craig over the next week. On Thursday, the Moffat County Republican Party will welcome Colorado State Treasurer Walker Stapleton. Stapleton will be available for a meet and greet at 1 at The Memorial Hospital at Craig. Continue reading

Election Ballots to be Mailed Today

Ballot-300Local elections clerks will start mailing out ballots today for the upcoming November election. Those that haven’t yet registered to vote, can still do so online. That must be done by the 27th of this month to count towards this year’s election. Early voting at the polls takes place October 20th through November 4th. November 4th is Continue reading

VNA Reps to Answer Health Insurance Questions

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300Those who have questions regarding their health insurance can get some advice from the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association over the next couple of weeks. The VNA will set up at various locations throughout Moffat and Rio Blanco counties over the rest of the month. The idea is to provide one-on-one consultations Continue reading

State Health Department Urges Residents to get Flu Shots

seasonal-flu-300During the 2013-14 flu season, there were 1,759 hospitalizations in Colorado caused by the flu. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is advising people to get a vaccine as soon as possible to protect themselves from seasonal influenza. The vaccine is now available at most physician’s offices and pharmacies. An annual flu vaccine is recommended for everyone, beginning with children six months old. People at Continue reading

Ebola Outbreak Gets Political

ebolaThe Ebola outbreak is becoming a subject of debate in the Colorado Senate race. It began last week at a debate in Pueblo. Democratic Senator Mark Udall attacked his Republican challenger for voting to cut $300 million from the Centers for Disease Control, which is charged with containing the disease in the United States. On Continue reading

Statewide Energy Forum to be Broadcast Live on KRAI/55 Country

forumTomorrow’s energy forum in Denver will be broadcast live on 93.7102.3 KRAI, 55 Country and at KRAI.COM. The Consumer Energy Alliance is hosting a forum tomorrow morning that will give Colorado’s gubernatorial and senate candidates a chance to offer their visions of the state’s energy future to the public. The forum is sponsored by several Continue reading

Craig Teen “Lucky” to Survive Accident

Mile Marker 115 on Highway 40The Colorado State Patrol says a Craig teen was lucky to survive an accident yesterday morning in the Mount Harris Canyon on Highway 40. Troopers say 18-year old Jesse Decker fell asleep at the wheel at a little after 7:30 while entering a Continue reading

Rifle Season Begins, State to Make Big Bucks

hunting-300Big game hunting means big money for businesses across Colorado as the state’s nearly $1 billion hunting industry opened its first rifle season Saturday. Hunters can spend thousands of dollars for guided trips from local outfitters, and nonresident hunters pay $600 for an elk license. State officials say businesses that cater to hunters Continue reading