Clerk Allows Udall Propaganda Near Polling Place

mark-udall-300A Colorado county clerk has reversed her order that a university remove copies of the student newspaper from boxes outside the student union yesterday because the front page had coverage of Democratic Senator Mark Udall’s visit to campus. Larimer County Clerk Angela Myers, a Republican, said the front-page photo and story Continue reading

Unemployment Rate Drops in Colorado

Unemployment2State officials say Colorado gained 14,600 jobs in September and the unemployment rate dropped to 4.7 percent. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment said yesterday most of the gains came from the private sector. The Continue reading

Internet Tax Question to be Heard by Supreme Court

internetThe fight over which court has authority to rule in the battle over Colorado’s Internet tax law will be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. The federal 10th Circuit Court of Appeals claimed it has no jurisdiction to rule over a state tax-related case. At the center of the suit is the state’s Collection Act, dubbed the “Amazon tax,” that Continue reading

Wyoming to Allow Same-Sex Marriages

civil-union-3001Wyoming is now allowing and recognizing same-sex marriages. Attorneys for the state filed notice yesterday morning that they would not challenge a federal judge’s ruling striking down a Wyoming law defining marriage as between a man Continue reading

Ballots Trickling in to Elections Clerks

Ballot-300Northwest Colorado ballots are trickling into local county elections clerks. An updated count on the number of ballots turned in by voters across the state show that 700 Routt County residents have turned in their ballots. 325 Moffat County voters and 187 Rio Blanco County voters have done the same. In all three counties, the Continue reading

Logging Traffic Continues in Grand and Jackson Counties

LOGGINGThe public will encounter logging truck traffic on some BLM lands in Grand and Jackson Counties this fall and winter as logging operations continue in lodgepole pine forests impacted by the mountain pine beetle. Loggers will be clearing beetle-killed lodgepole pine near Morgan Creek Continue reading

Celebrate Recovery to Host Movie and Meal

moffat-co-high-2Celebrate Recovery is planning a meal and movie day at Moffat County High School this weekend. Celebrate Recovery is a Biblical based substance abuse recovery program in Craig. The group will host a brisket and chicken lunch in the high Continue reading

Hayden Fall Festival this Weekend

HAYDEN-300Hayden’s Fall Festival will take place this weekend. The Fall Festival is sponsored by Hayden Congregational Church. It takes place at the church on Saturday. There will be games, food and drinks. The festival takes place from 4 to 6 in the afternoon. For more information, call 276-3510.

VNA Offers “Getting Through the Holidays”

vna signThe Holidays can be a tough time for some people, especially for those that have lost someone around the Holidays, or for those who Continue reading

Official Wants to Ban Most Marijuana Edibles

MARIJUANA-300A Colorado health official wants to ban many edible forms of marijuana, including brownies, cookies and most candies. Jeff Lawrence of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has recommended retail marijuana edibles be limited to lozenges and tinctures, also known as liquid drops. It’s one of dozens being Continue reading

Moffat County High Needs Help with Online Contest

moffat-co-high-2Moffat County High School is participating in a contest that could bring the school money, and possibly a concert by The Band Perry. The contest is one in which communities can vote for their favorite schools online. The contest is Continue reading

Early Voting Starts Today

Ballot-300Residents across Colorado are able to vote in person or drop off ballots at polling centers starting today. Counties were able to mail ballots to voters starting Tuesday for the November 4th election. As of Friday, 657 voters in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties had voted, the majority of those coming from Routt County.