Tag Archives: Measure

Measure To Replace Hayden School Passed After Rrecount

The recount has been completed on Hayden Ballot measure 3A, which confirmed the unofficial results, with the vote tally ending with 431 votes for and 429 votes against. Now that the measure has been approved, the Hayden school district will apply for a “BEST Grant” through the Colorado Department of Education, worth $40 million, which Continue reading

Local Election Results

Craig voters narrowly passed a city sales tax increase while voters county wide rejected the college mil levy increase during the election yesterday. The approved sales tax increase of 1.75% was approved by an 88 vote margin. The increase will raise the Craig sales tax to 4% Continue reading

Forum For Hayden School Board Candidates

There will be a forum for candidates running for the Hayden school board tonight. The Hayden Education Association will host the forum which will include a question and answer session for the candidates. The forum be tonight at 6, at the Continue reading

Commissioners Support Mil Levy Increase

The Moffat County commissioners agreed to sign a letter supporting November ballot measure 5a, which would approve a mil levy increase for Colorado Northwestern Community College. CNCC would use the additional Continue reading

Commissioners Endorse Craig Sales Tax Increase

The Moffat County Commissioners yesterday agreed to sign a letter of support, endorsing the City of Craig’s effort to raise the city sales tax during the November election. Craig residents will be asked to approve a sales tax Continue reading

Measure Would Transfer Money From Government To Charities

A new proposed ballot measure aims to help charities. The Secretary of State’s office has approved the backers to start gathering signatures on proposed initiative 53, which would allow fines and penalties assessed by Colorado courts to be donated to charities instead of Continue reading

Unofficial City Of Craig Election Results

Unofficial results are in for the Craig City Election. In the mayoral race, John Ponikvar defeated Joe Bird by nearly 400 votes. In the race for City Council, seats will be filled by Andrea Camp who received the most votes, and Tony Bohrer, Chris Nichols and Jarrod Ogden who finished second, third and fourth Continue reading

Wyoming Dropping Marriage Licenses?

A measure has been introduced in the Wyoming State Legislature that would drop the requirements to receive a marriage certificate in the state. State law currently requires that a marriage ceremony take place where afterwards the couple and the official sign a marriage license. The couple Continue reading

Taxes To Increase In Craig?

The Craig City Council will ask the community to help them deal with their budget constraints by passing a sales tax increase and approving a use tax during the upcoming April election. Craig has lost nearly $2 million out of its general fund in the past few years, and their current budget is the lowest it has been since 2008. To help deal Continue reading

Register To Vote On Your Phone

Vote_Checkmark-300x300If you have not registered to vote for this November’s election, you can now receive registration and election information via text.  Colorado residents can now text the word “Colorado” or “C-O” to “2vote”, and a link where they can register to vote will be texted directly to their smart phone. The link will also contain Continue reading

Colorado To Vote On Assisted Suicide

Assisted SuicideThe measure that would allow terminally ill patients in Colorado, to acquire medication to assist with their death, has received the required amount of signatures to reach the November ballot. The “aid in dying” measure would change state law to Continue reading

Grocery Stores Get One Step Closer To Selling Booze

alcohol-drink-icon-setA measure that would allow grocery stores in Colorado wine, liquor and full strength beer has gone through the necessary steps to be put on the 2016 general election ballot.  The bill has been controversial because it would take the exclusive control of liquor sales away from liquor Continue reading