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Campaign Launched Against Allowing Supermarkets to Sell Liquor

ALCOHOLThe battle over whether to allow Colorado supermarkets to sell wine and beer could end up being decided by voters themselves and opponents are going on the offensive. Colorado liquor store owners and breweries expect a ballot proposal in the 2016 election and launched an opposition campaign called “Keep Colorado Continue reading

State GOP Changes Leadership

REPUBLICANColorado Republicans have ousted their state party chairman over concerns that the GOP should be in better shape. GOP chairman Ryan Call lost re-election Saturday at the annual GOP convention in Centennial. Call was seeking a third term, but lost to former gubernatorial candidate Steve House of Adams County. Even though the Continue reading

Craig City Council Candidates List Finalized

City-Council-300The list of candidates for this year’s Craig City Council election has been set. There will be four Council seats up for grabs this year, as well as the seat of the mayor. There are two candidates for the Mayor’s seat – Don Jones and Ray Beck. There are nine candidates for the 4 open Council Continue reading

Nine Running for Four Craig City Council Seats

City-Council-300So far, eight people are running for four open seats on the Craig City Council this spring. The deadline for gathering enough signatures to be put on the ballot is Friday . There will be two people running for mayor; Don Jones and Ray Beck. Their council seats will be up for grabs, as Continue reading

Democrats Closing Gap on Returning Ballots

Ballot-300Democrats are cutting into the GOP’s edge in Colorado midterm election ballot returns. But Republicans remain about 85,000 ballots ahead of Democrats with less than a week to go. The Colorado Secretary of State announced that as of Wednesday morning, election officials had received 905,500 ballots. Of those, 379,250 Continue reading

Bill Clinton Attends Second Colorado Rally

CLINTONFormer President Bill Clinton is reminding Colorado Democrats of the symbolic weight of this year’s election. Clinton held his second rally in two days for embattled Governor John Hickenlooper and Senator Mark Udall. The former president told a crowd in Lakewood that Colorado symbolizes the future due to its Continue reading

More Republicans Turning in Ballots than Democrats

Ballot-300The election is only eight days away. Over 660,000 voters have already cast their ballots in Colorado. The numbers show that Republicans are turning out the voter stronger than Democrats in the state. A total of 282-thousand Republicans have cast ballots, while about 214,000 Democrats have voted. Nearly 157,000 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

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

Moffat County Candidate Forum

Moffat County Candidate Forum
Before you cast your vote be sure to listen to the candidates during this forum
Thursday June 5 from 6-7pm – Inside the Centennial Mall
Free refreshments and snacks will be available
Also Broadcast Live On 93.7 102.3 KRAI – 55 Country – KRAI.COM
Hosted by 93.7 102.3 KRAI – 55  Country – KRAI.COM – Craig Daily Press

Beauprez Gets Endorsements From Brophy and Romney

BEAUPREZBob Beauprez has gotten a couple of high profile endorsements for his run for Colorado governor over the last two days.  Yesterday, Senator Greg Brophy, who was also once a gubernatorial candidate, Continue reading