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Petition To Be A City Council Candidate

The City of Steamboat has released the nominating petition for candidates seeking to run for Steamboat Springs City Council in the November election. There are city council positions open in districts one, two and three, with an at-large position also available. Eligible candidates must be 18 years of age or older on the day of the election. They must have Continue reading

2 Seats Open On Steamboat School Board

The Steamboat Springs School District will have 2 board seats, each for a four year term, on the November 7th ballot. To be qualified, a candidate must have been a registered voter for the school district for at least 12 consecutive months before the election. Nomination petitions can be picked now up at the Steamboat School District Office. Petitions require 50 eligible voters’ signatures. The deadline Continue reading

City Of Craig Race Is On


Eight people will vie for three open City Council seats during the April Election in Craig. Kent Nielson, Tony Bohrer, and Jarrod Ogden will all seek re-election to the board and will run against Andrea Camp, Bill Johnston, Rod Compton, Chris Nichols and Continue reading

Council To Consider Recreational Marijuana Ballot Question

grow craigThose who use medical marijuana in Craig will still be able to get marijuana in the City. The City Council approved a lease extension for the Craig Apothecary at their meeting last night. Members of the group Grow Craig were also at the meeting to ask the Council to reconsider putting a question dealing with recreational marijuana on the Ballot for the April election. The council decided 4 to 3 to direct the city attorney to construct a question for their consideration. Those who voted no, Continue reading

Colorado Minimum Wage

MINIMUM WAGEA group pushing to raise the minimum wage in Colorado believes they have the necessary signatures to get a measure on the November ballot. Colorado Families for a Fair Wage is hoping to boost the Colorado minimum wage to 12-dollars an hour by 2020. The group was to deliver the estimated 200-thousand petition Continue reading

Time Running Out To Sign Recreational Marijuana Petition

grow craigThe final day to sign the petition to put recreational marijuana on the ballot for the 2016 election in Craig, is tomorrow. According to a member of “Grow Craig”, the group responsible for trying to get the measure on the ballot, they are close to Continue reading

Anti-Fracking Group Seeks Ban

frackingThe fight over fracking is far from over in Colorado. A Boulder County group files 11 proposed ballot initiatives designed to get around Gov. Hickenlooper’s recent oil and gas task Continue reading

Group Petitions Hickenlooper to Leave West Slope Water Alone

WATER CONSERVATIONCitizens For West Slope Water, a group of Western Slope residents who are concerned about water, delivered a petition yesterday to Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper strongly urging his opposition to new trans-mountain diversions that would take additional water from Colorado’s Western Slope. Nearly 1,500 West Continue reading

Want To Serve On The Steamboat City Council?

steamboat-city-councilThe City of Steamboat Springs is looking for candidates to serve on the Steamboat Springs City Council. There are three four year City Council positions and one 2-year at-large open. Those interested must fill out a candidate affidavit and a nomination petition signed by at least 25 registered electors within their Continue reading

Law Makes it Harder for Citizens to Add Ballot Measures

Ballot-300Colorado citizens have a new hurdle to petition for new provisions in the state constitution. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law yesterday to require that citizen petitions have estimates of the fiscal impact when organizers are gathering signatures. That’s a Continue reading

Commissioners Join Sage Grouse Petition

sage_grouse-300The Moffat County Commissioners yesterday signed onto a petition to the U.S. Interior Department, asking for an administrative review of how the Greater Sage Grouse was recommended for listing on the Endangered Species List. Moffat County Natural Resources Director Jeff Comstock brought the petition to Continue reading

Historic Routt County Supporting Effort for Special Plates

HISTORIC ROUTT COUNTYColorado Preservation, Inc is leading the charge to create a specialized group license plate that highlights the importance of historic preservation. The move is being supported by the Historic Routt County, who has asked citizens to show their support by signing a petition to create the plates. Colorado Preservation needs 3000 Continue reading