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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

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

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.

Hickenlooper Takes Heat Over Obamacare Comment

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Governor John Hickenlooper is taking heat over comments he made this week regarding the Affordable Care Act. Hickenlooper hass been a stern supporter of the law. Some feel a recent poll, showing growing dissatisfaction with Obamacare is what has the governor changing his tune. The governor told a crowd that he is “no fan 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

Gardner, Udall Hold 2nd Debate this Week

mark-udall-300gardnerIt’s another day, another debate in Colorado’s nationally watched U.S. Senate race. Democratic Senator Mark Udall and his Republican challenger, Representative Cory Continue reading

Gubernatorial Candidates Talk Pot at Debate

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300BEAUPREZColorado Governor John Hickenlooper says state voters were “reckless” when they legalized recreational marijuana two years ago. The governor was asked about legalization during a debate yesterday Continue reading

Oil and Gas Task Force to Have First Meeting Tomorrow

oil-and-gas-industry-300The 21-member Oil and Gas Task Force established by Governor John Hickenlooper’s executive order earlier this month will convene for its initial meeting tomorrow. The task force was forced by Congressman Jared Polis, who had threatened to pepper local ballots with anti-fracking questions that experts say would Continue reading

Primary Election Ends Today

Ballot-300Ballots are due today in the Primary election.  If you haven’t mailed in your completed ballot, you’ll need to take it in person to your local County Clerk and Recorder’s Office.  Rio Blanco County’s Republican ballot will have Michael Joos facing off against Anthony Mazzola Continue reading

Early Primary Election Turnout Numbers Released

Ballot-300The primary election is officially underway, and the Colorado Secretary of State’s office has released some early turn-out numbers.  So far 1,075 Moffat County voters have turned in their ballots, which were mailed out earlier this month.  By comparison, a total of Continue reading

Moffat County Candidates Forum to be Held Tomorrow Night

Ballot-300Ballots have gone out for the primary election, and voters are starting to receive those ballots in the mail.  In Moffat County, there will be one contested race.  Frank Moe and Tom Soos are vying for the District 3 Moffat County Commissioners seat being vacated Continue reading

Groups Tell Hickenlooper “No” on Special Session

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Governor Hickenlooper has gotten back a resounding “no” when it comes holding a special session on oil and gas rules this year.  The governor asked several groups that would be affected by the rules whether or not they felt a special session should be held to work on oil and gas rules, in an attempt to keep several local control Continue reading