Tag Archives: colorado

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.

Appearance of Edible Pot up for Discussion

MARIJUANA-300Marijuana regulators in Colorado have already tightened rules on popular forms of edible pot by requiring manufacturers to make it easier to tell how much of the drug consumers are eating. Now they’re writing new rules on what the products themselves look like. A third and possibly final workgroup meeting today is focused on Continue reading

Warren Stumps for Udall

warrenOne of the Democratic Party’s biggest stars was in Colorado to help embattled Senator Mark Udall. Senator Elizabeth Warren joined Udall at get-out-the-vote events in Boulder and Englewood on Friday. The Massachusetts liberal is very popular with the Democratic party’s base, which is less likely to vote in a non-presidential election. Udall Continue reading

Activists Protest Criminal Code Ballot Measure

Ballot-300Pro-abortion activists are stepping up protests against a ballot measure to add “unborn human beings” to Colorado’s criminal code. Rallies were planned Friday at the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver and in Pueblo Saturday. Abortion opponents say Amendment 67 would strengthen protections for pregnant women. Continue reading

Pot Company Settles with Hershey

MARIJUANA-300A Colorado marijuana company must recall or destroy its pot-infused edibles that resemble iconic Hershey treats as part of a settlement agreement with the chocolate company. The Hershey Company filed a federal trademark infringement lawsuit in June against TinctureBelle LLC and TinctureBelle Marijuanka Continue reading

Cattlemen Oppose Added Beef Check-Off

cattleYesterday, Colorado Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) along with 43 other state cattlemen’s associations sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Vilsack, urging him to cease any efforts to establish an additional beef check-off under the 1996 General Commodity Promotion, Research and Information Act. Frank Daley, President of 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

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