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Biden Visits Denver

BIDENVice President Joe Biden was in Denver Friday to attend an event on domestic violence and a Democratic fundraiser. The fundraiser was for former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff, who is challenging Republican Representative Mike Coffman in the state’s 6th Congressional District. Biden attended a round Continue reading

Marijuana Supporters Tackle Stereotypes

MARIJUANA-300Marijuana activists in Colorado are tackling old stoner stereotypes in a new ad blitz aimed at promoting moderation and the safe consumption of pot. To get their message across, they are skewering some of the old Drug War-era ads that focused on the fears of marijuana. And they’re warning tourists and first-timers about the Continue reading

Biden to Visit Denver

BIDENVice President Joe Biden is coming to Colorado. The White House says Biden will be in Denver on Friday for an event related to domestic violence. No other details about the trip were immediately available. Biden’s visit comes in the midst of a heated Senate campaign between Democrat Mark Udall and Representative Cory Gardner. Biden Continue reading

Bill Clinton to Campaign for Mark Udall

CLINTONFormer President Bill Clinton is heading to Denver to raise money for Senator Mark Udall’s re-election campaign. Reports say Clinton will attend a luncheon in Denver on September 27th. Udall, a Democrat, is locked in a tight race with Republican challenger U.S. Representative Cory Gardner.

Parks and Wildlife Considering Changes in License Designation

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is proposing changes to the way hunting licenses are doled out. The agency is proposing to decrease the number of licenses that are awarded to out-of-state hunters. Currently 65% of the available licenses go to in-state hunters, with the other 35% going to out-of-state visitors. The Moffat County Continue reading

Pre-EPA Meeting Barbecue to Feed 600

EPA-300Organizers of tomorrow’s pre-EPA meeting barbecue in Craig have raised over $3,000 from local businesses and citizens to put on the feed. They expect to be able to serve about 600 people. The barbecue is free and open to the entire community, starting at 5 tomorrow. Following the barbecue, which will be held in the Continue reading

EPA Meeting to be Held in Craig this Week

EPA-300EPA Regional Administrator Shawn McGrath will be in Craig Wednesday to hear from various interests about the harmful effects of his agency’s new carbon emissions rules. Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid invited McGrath to Moffat County during the EPA’s Denver hearing on the rules. Several Continue reading

Gay Marriage Hearing Today

civil-union-3001Today’s hearing in federal appeals court in California on whether states should be allowed to ban same-sex marriage follows a similar case federal judges in Denver considered this summer. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Continue reading

Agenda Set for EPA Meeting in Craig

EPA-300The agenda has been set for next week’s public meeting in Craig with the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA’s Regional Administrator, Shawn McGrath agreed to hold a public meeting in Craig, over the new carbon emissions rules levied against coal fired power plants. During hearings on the rules in Continue reading

Fast Food Workers to Strike Today

on strikeFast food workers in Denver are participating in a national strike to win $15 an hour wages. Workers from McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King and other fast food restaurants plan to walk off their jobs as part of the strike today. The campaign, backed by Service Employees International Union, started in New York Continue reading

Teens on Tour Registration Open

City-of-SteamboatRegistration is open for Steamboat’s Teens on Tour overnight trip to Denver on November 6th and 7th until Thursday, October 30th or spots are filled. Continue reading

Denver Court to Rule on Voter Citizenship Rules

Ballot-300A federal appeals court in Denver is considering whether Kansas and Arizona can force federal elections officials to help them impose their proof-of-citizenship requirements on voter registration forms. A three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Continue reading