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Tipton Challenger In Craig Next Week

Democrat Karl Hanlon, who is challenging Colorado Republican Congressman Scott Tipton, in the upcoming election, will be in Craig nest week to speak to voters. Hanlon will be at Downtown Books on Saturday April 7th at 11 in the morning. The event is part of Hanlon’s 29 Continue reading

Dem Switches To Republican Before Getting The Boot

Members of the Colorado House of Representatives voted Friday to expel Democrat representative Steve Lebsock over sexual harassment allegations by a vote of 52-9. The vote followed a debate which lasted most of the day Friday. In a final act of rebellion, Lebsock changed his party affiliation from Continue reading

Democrats Call On Baumgardner To Resign

Democrats in the Colorado Senate have released a joint statement calling for the resignation of State Senator Randy Baumgardner. Baumgardner has been accused by multiple parties of sexual harassment, which he has denied. However, one Continue reading

Voters Must Declare Affiliation To Caucus

Today is the deadline for Colorado voters to declare their affiliation, in order to participate in this years Republican or Democrat caucuses. Voters must declare their affiliation by midnight tonight in order to participate in the caucuses Continue reading

Gubernatorial Candidate To Visit Craig

Democrat candidate for Colorado Governor Mike Johnston will be in Craig tomorrow to discuss issues affecting farmers and ranchers. The meeting will be held at 12:30 to 2 at the Frontier Station Continue reading

Study Finds Potential Voter Fraud

A study which examined 11.5 million voter records in five states, including Colorado, uncovered 112 instances of possible improper voting, which occurred in the 2016 presidential election. Ten people who voted in Colorado are suspected of casting two Continue reading

CO Officials React To Trump Transgender Military Ban

Reaction from Colorado elected officials over President Trump’s decision yesterday to bar transgender people from serving in the military was swift and mostly bi-partisan. Republican Ken Buck who has been an adamant supporter of the president said in a statement, that any American who is physically and emotionally qualified should be allowed to serve. He added, that America needs a military comprised of patriots willing to Continue reading

Hickenlooper Commits Colorado To Carbon Cuts

Those in the Colorado coal industry breathed a sigh of relief earlier this year, after the Trump administration announced and end to regulations instituted under the Obama Administrations Clean Power Plan. That regulatory relief will not come to fruition however, following Governor John Hickenlooper’s executive order yesterday, committing Colorado to the carbon reduction goals Continue reading

UPDATE: Bennet and Gardner Talk Gorsuch Confirmation

The US Senate voted today to confirm Colorado Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Gorsuch’s confirmation was extremely partisan, with Republican Senators invoking the Nuclear Option yesterday to prevent Democrats from filibustering the nomination.  The Nuclear Option allowed Gorsuch to be confirmed by a simple majority vote. While Democrat Michael Bennet did not support his party’s filibuster of the Continue reading

Wyoming To Look At Gender Wage Gap

Wyoming lawmakers want to know why the state has the largest discrepancy in pay between woman and men. According to US Census Bureau data, Wyoming ranked 51st of all the states and Washington, D.C., in equality of men’s and women’s wages, with Continue reading

Gail Schwartz In Craig Tuesday

Gail SchwartzGail Schwartz, the Democratic candidate to represent Colorado’s District 3 in the United States House of Representatives will be in Craig Tuesday afternoon. Schwartz is facing off against Republican incumbent Scott Tipton. Schwartz will be at Continue reading

Candidate For CO Senate In Meeker

Emily TracyEmily Tracy, Democratic candidate to represent District 8 in the Colorado Senate, will be in Meeker Thursday. Tracy is running against Republican incumbent Randy Baumgardner. Thursday afternoon, Tracy will be around Meeker talking to voters about issues. Later that evening she will attend the Natural Resource Tour Reception at the Continue reading