LAWMAKERS WORK ON NEW LIMITS FOR CONCENTRATED MARIJUANA

MARIJUANA-300Colorado lawmakers have started work on two hot-button marijuana measures in the final weeks of this year’s legislative session.  One bill would lower possession limits for concentrated forms of marijuana such as hash oil. Currently, Colorado adults are allowed to possess up to Continue reading

COMMITTEE APPROVES BILL TO PREVENT ANTI-ABORTION LAW

co-state-capitol-300The Reproductive Health Freedom Act (SB 175), a pro-active bill to protect the right Colorado women to get an abortion, has passed its first vote in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee. The legislation ensures that all women in Colorado have the fundamental right to have Continue reading

CELL PHONE BILL DIES IN COLORADO LEGISLATURE

CELL PHONE BANRestrictions on cellphone use while driving in Colorado won’t advance this year after lawmakers missed a deadline to vote on the bill.  With the bill, Colorado would’ve joined 12 states and the District of Columbia in requiring drivers to use a hands-free device while talking on the phone.  House lawmakers Continue reading

STEAMBOAT SUMMER BUS SCHEDULE NOW ONLINE

City-of-SteamboatSteamboat Transit will start their summer bus schedule on Monday. The summer schedule will be very similar to the summer 2013 schedule as well as the Winter Night Line. Service areas will include all locations served in past summers.  You can find schedule information on-line by clicking here.

SEBELIUS LEAVING WHITE HOUSE

sebeliusA White House official says Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration.  The move comes just a week after the close of the rocky enrollment period for President Barack Obama’s health care law. Website failures marred the opening weeks Continue reading

HORIZONS TO HOLD “PICK-A-DISH”

HORIZONS-300Horizons Specialized Services will hold their Pick A Dish event Thursday night, April 10th.  Local restaurants will provide dishes for judging, with Horizons clients helping to serve the meal.  The night starts at 5, with the first dish to be served at 5:15.  Judging will take place in the form of donations, Continue reading

CRAIG ROTARY HOLDS WORLD CAFÉ MIXER

ROTARY-CLUBThe Craig Rotary is inviting the public to join them at their World Cafe mixer Thursday, April 10th.  Participants will enjoy appetizers and drinks while finding out how Craig Rotary is involved in the community, the nation and the world. The mixer runs from 5:30 to 7 at the Center of Craig.  If you have any questions call 826-4444.

MANY SEASONAL ROAD CLOSURES TO BE LIFTED NEAR KREMMLING

BLMThe majority of seasonal restrictions to motorized travel on BLM lands north of Kremmling will be lifted on April 15th.  The seasonal closures begin December 15th each year to protect wildlife and reduce road damage.  Some closures continue Continue reading

TIPTON, GARDNER URGE UDALL TO OPPOSE FRACKING BANS

frackingRepresentatives Cory Gardner and Scott Tipton are blasting Mark Udall for his position on fracking.  Garnder challenged Udall last week to take a position against any fracking ban Continue reading

COFFMAN BEGINS CAMPAIGNING FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL

COFFMANCynthia Coffman, candidate for Colorado Attorney General, has started airing campaign ads, and the first one hits on a controversial topic in Colorado.  Coffman says she is a full supporter of the 2nd Amendment, Continue reading

GARDNER GETS BIG START IN CAMPAIGN FUNDRASING

gardnerCampaign fundraising has gotten off to a good start for Cory Gardner.  Gardner is running for Mark Udall’s seat.  In the first month of campaigning, Gardner raised $1.24 million dollars.  By comparison, Udall has raised $1.4 million in the last 3 months.  As of the end of the first quarter, Gardner’s campaign has about Continue reading

LEGISLATURE DEBATING TELECOMMUNICATIONS LAWS

co-state-capitol-300The Colorado General Assembly is currently debating a legislative package focused on updating many laws governing telecommunications and phone services in Colorado.  According to the Continue reading