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Oil and Gas Task Force Hears from Western Colorado

oil-and-gas-drilling-300Members of the governor’s drilling task force got a split message on their latest trip to western Colorado. The task force wrapped up the second of two days of meetings in Rifle yesterday. During its visit, oil and gas workers and elected officials Continue reading

Colorado Oil And Gas Task Force To Meet In Rifle

The “Colorado Department of Natural Resources Oil and Gas Task Force” will hold it’s 4th meeting Wednesday and Thursday in Rifle. The task force was created last September by Colorado Continue reading

Supreme Court Upholds Day of Prayer

prayerThe Colorado Supreme Court is upholding the governor’s right to issue Day of Prayer proclamations. Yesterday’s ruling reverses a 2012 appeals court decision that found the proclamations violated constitutional protections Continue reading

Beauprez Concedes Governor’s Race

BEAUPREZBob Beauprez has conceded the governor’s race. The Republican running to unseat Governor Hickenlooper conceded yesterday after a tight race. In an email to his supporters, Beauprez said “there just aren’t enough options to get us across the finish line.” Hickenlooper won a second term, narrowly defeating Beauprez. The race was much Continue reading

Gubernatorial Candidates Release Tax Returns

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300BEAUPREZColorado’s governor and his challenger have released years of personal tax returns. The records given to the media yesterday showed Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper made about $467,000 in 2012. Continue reading

Hickenlooper, Udall Yet to Address Northwest Colorado

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300mark-udall-300The Hickenlooper and Udall camps have yet to commit to an interview to talk about Northwest Colorado issues. Both men are running for reelection this year. Governor John Continue reading

State Lawmakers to Start Marijuana Tax Spending Discussions

MARIJUANA-300After months of uncertainty about marijuana and its tax potential, Colorado lawmakers start work today deciding how to spend pot taxes.  Voters have already decided to spend the first $40 million on school construction, but anything beyond that is up to lawmakers to appropriate.  Estimates vary widely Continue reading

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