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Winners Declared In Key Area And Statewide Primary Races

Vote_Checkmark-300x300Republican – Rio Blanco County County Sheriff:
(winner) Anthony Mazzola 872
Michael Joos 600

Republican – Moffat County Commissioner District 3:
(winner) Frank Moe 1,366
Tom Soos  717

 

Republican – State Representative District 26:
(winner) Chuck McConnell 1729
Dave Moloney 1152

Republican – Governor of Colorado
(winner) Bob Beauprez
Mike Kopp
Scott Gessler
Tom Tancredo

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

Ballots for Primary Election Due Tomorrow

Ballot-300Tomorrow is the deadline to turn in your primary election ballot.  If you haven’t yet mailed in your ballot, it’s recommended you submit it in person.  This year’s ballot features several candidates vying for the Republican nomination for governor.  Continue reading

Deadline to Turn in Ballots is Tuesday

Ballot-300Tuesday is the last day to turn in your primary election ballot.  Tuesday is considered election day, however the election is an all mail ballot election, and voters have had their ballots for a couple of weeks now.  If you haven’t received a ballot by now, you should pick one up at Continue reading

Hickenlooper Says He Didn’t Know Gun Laws Would be Controversial

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300During a meeting with nearly half of Colorado’s Sheriffs Friday, John Hickenlooper apologized to the group for signing new restrictive gun legislation without consulting with law enforcement. Deputies in attendance claim the governor seemed more concerned with the public’s reaction to the bills rather than having Continue reading

Hickenlooper Still Considering Special Session

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Lawmakers and groups with a stake in oil and gas development in Colorado have a draft bill from the governor’s office that seeks to find a compromise on local control rules for the booming fracking industry.  Governor John Hickenlooper will order a special legislative session if there is consensus on the proposal aimed at trying to stave off Continue reading

Governor Signs Bills While Touring Southeast Colorado

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Governor John Hickenlooper traveled through southern Colorado yesterday to sign several bills, including one to provide social workers to juvenile offenders and another to allocate funding for the state fair.  The governor was in Colorado Springs yesterday morning to sign legislation that requires the public defender’s office to Continue reading

Hickenlooper Signs Bill to Increase Colorado’s Air Firefighting Fleet

fire season smallGovernor John Hickenlooper, after being briefed by state and federal firefighting bosses on the outlook for the 2014 wildfire season in Colorado, has signed legislation authorizing nearly Continue reading

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

Legislature Approves Pot and Tax Relief Bills Before Ending Session

MARIJUANA-300Banking for marijuana businesses in Colorado passed during the last day of legislative session, and lawmakers also approved property tax forgiveness for disaster victims.  The banking plan would create the world’s first financial system for the pot industry.  It will have co-ops acting as uninsured Continue reading