Tag Archives: House

Should Feminine Hygiene Products Be Taxed?

Colorado women may soon be exempt from paying taxes on feminine hygiene products if a bill is passed out of the State Legislature. House Bill 1127, which was passed out of the House Financial Committee Monday, would exclude tampons, menstrual pads, panty-liners, menstrual sponges, and menstrual cups from being Continue reading

Felony Charge May Result For Killing Animals

It may soon be a felony in Wyoming to shoot and kill an animal or pet on someone else’s property. A bill was passed out of a State House committee yesterday would increase the charge for killing someone else’s animals from a misdemeanor to a felony. Ranchers and pet owners have lost animals in the state after someone shoots the Continue reading

Immunity For Those Who Report Overdoses?

People who report a drug overdose may no longer be subjected to drug charges in Wyoming. The House of Representatives passed a bill yesterday that would provide immunity to anyone that reports an overdose to authorities. The immunity would relate to possession and Continue reading

US House Looks To Improve Rural Telephone Service

The US House of Representatives renewed their attempt to improve telephone connectivity in rural areas like Northwest Colorado by passing the Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act for a second time. The bill received a unanimous vote in the House of Representatives this week and was also unanimously passed during the last congressional session. Congressman Scott Tipton says that people in urban areas take reliable phone service for granted, while people in rural communities experience dropped calls and poor connectivity. These problems not only cause Continue reading

Wyoming Coal Royalties Going Down?

Wyoming is considering dropping the royalty rates paid by coal companies, to bring them in line with those paid by the oil and gas industry. A bill introduced in the State’s House of Representatives this week, would reduce the severance Continue reading

Tipton To Serve On Natural Resources Committee

Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton has announced he will serve on two different committees during the next congressional session. Tipton will serve on the House Financial Committee on Natural Resources, and will be the Vice Chairman of the House Financial Service Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. As a member of the Natural Continue reading

Haunted House Opens In Craig

halloween-haunted-houseA haunted house produced by the Craig American Legion opens its door tonight inside the Centennial Mall. The haunted house will be every night from 7 to 9:45 through Halloween, with the Continue reading

Cheney Wins Wyoming Primary

cheneyLiz Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, won the Wyoming Republican Primary for the United States House of Representatives. Cheney will now attempt to win the U.S. House seat once held by her father. Cheney received around 40 percent of the votes in one of the most competitive U.S. primary contest in Wyoming history. Leland Christensen carried 22 percent, followed by Tim Stubson with 17 percent and Continue reading

Bike Riders To Work Free On Home Projects In Craig

Fuller-CenterTwo cross country bike rides will make stops in Craig this month. Participants from the rides, both sponsored by the Fuller Center For Housing, will each spend a day in Craig volunteering their time and labor to work on the homes and yards owned by the disabled, senior citizens, veterans and low-income individuals who cannot afford to hire someone to do Continue reading

How To Vote In Local Primaries

Vote_Checkmark-300x300Ballots should have arrived in the mail by now for the local 2016 Primary Elections in Colorado. The deadline to submit your ballot to your local County Clerks office is 7 pm June 28th. If you are planning to mail in your ballot make sure you send it off early enough for it to be received by the deadline, as a
postmark will not count. Also be aware that mail-in Continue reading

Candidate For US House In Craig Tomorrow

BeinsteinAlex Beinstein who is running to be the Colorado US Representative from district 3 will be in Craig tomorrow night. There will be a meeting sponsored by the Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots at Colorado Northwestern Community College in room 175 from 7 to 9. The meeting will allow the public to meet and receive information from Beinstein about his campaign and policies. Beinstein who is originally from Carbondale, received his Continue reading

Primary Elections Voted Down

colorado-state-seal-300The house bill that would have instituted a primary system to select Colorado presidential candidates was shot down yesterday in a Senate committee on a party line vote. The bill was being considered because the use of caucuses to select the states nominees had recently come under scrutiny by both Republicans and Democrats. The bill passed out of Continue reading