Election Guide 2013: Roger Good

Roger Good is running against Tony Rosso for the Steamboat Springs School Board District 1 seat.

Election Guide 2013: Tony Rosso

Tony Rosso is running against Roger Good for the Steamboat Springs School Board District 1 seat.

Election Guide 2013: Joseph Andrew

Joseph Andrew is running against Randall Homan for the Steamboat Springs School Board District 2 seat.

Election Guide 2013: Randall Homan

Randall Homan is running against Joseph Andrew for the Steamboat Springs School Board District 2 seat.

Election Guide 2013: Medora Fralick

Medora Fralick is running for the Hayden School Board at-large seat.

Election Guide 2013: Tim Frentress

Tim Frentress is running for the Hayden School Board at-large seat.

Election Guide 2013: Brian Hoza

Brian Hoza is running for the Hayden School Board at-large seat.

Election Guide 2013: Sharon Johnson

Sharon Johnson is running for the Hayden School Board at-large seat.

Election Guide 2013: Mary Ellen Denomy

Mary Ellen Denomy is running against Jay Rickstrew for the Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees District 3 seat.

Election Guide 2013: Jay Rickstrew

Jay Rickstrew is running against Mary Ellen Denomy for the Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees District 3 seat.

Our View: Be informed this election season

Routt County voters will be receiving ballots for the Nov. 5 election in the mail this week. Area residents have a little more than two weeks to make their decisions, and the Steamboat Pilot & Today encourages voters to use that time for education and careful reflection on the issues.

Routt County voters will start receiving ballots on Wednesday

Routt County Elections Supervisor Kim Bonner said voters here can expect a few significant changes this election cycle due to recent legislation.

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Steamboat City Council, school board candidates address issues at First Impressions forum

In the first forum of the season, Steamboat Springs City Council and school board candidates were asked to address issues affecting education, young families and poverty during the event hosted by First Impressions of Routt County.

First Impressions' candidates' forum marks start of busy campaign season in Routt County

In the coming weeks, candidates here will address a variety of issues ranging from the construction of a new police station to a proposed tax increase to support public education.

South Routt School Board seeking 2 new members; 4 candidates plan to run in Hayden

The South Routt School District is trying to drum up some interest for two School Board seats that will go without any candidates in November.

Candidate for state treasurer passes through Northwest Colorado

A candidate for state treasurer stopped in Craig and Steamboat as part of his statewide listening tour. In July, Broomfield Mayor Pat Quinn announced his candidacy for treasurer in the 2014 election and since then has been high-tailing it across each Colorado county. So far, the Democrat has been through 38 counties, but his plan is to hit all 64.

4 candidates running for Steamboat Springs School Board

The upcoming Steamboat Springs School Board election will feature two competitive races and, for the first time in at least a decade, an empty race in one of the districts. All the action in the November election will be in Districts 1 and 2 where four candidates are running.

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Field set for Steamboat Springs City Council election

The field for the Steamboat Springs City Council race is set, and all the action will be in District 1 where four new candidates are vying for a seat.

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Cheneys highlight Freedom Conference in Steamboat Springs

Former Vice President Dick Cheney defended the National Security Agency while speaking Friday as part of the fifth annual Freedom Conference, put on by The Steamboat Institute.

Election season for Routt County school boards starts Wednesday

Routt County residents who are thinking about a run for a local school board will have plenty of seats to apply for this election season.

Moffat County term limit extensions being discussed

A 10-person committee wants Moffat County voters to extend the term limits from two terms to three for county elected officials, which means an additional four years in office.

County Agenda for Feb. 11 and 12

County Agenda for Feb. 11 and 12

Colorado county clerks say changing primary elections would save money

The top election officials in two of Colorado’s largest counties testified Monday that taxpayers are spending thousands of dollars mailing ballots to voters in uncontested primaries, a practice that upsets Democrats and Republicans.

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2012 brought drought, tragedies and marijuana to Routt County

From a wintertime snow shortage to a summertime drought and extended wildfire season, 2012 served as a constant reminder of how much Northwest Colorado depends on water.

Routt County Democrats to interview commissioner candidates Saturday

Three Steamboat Springs men have applied for the position that was vacated by Diane Mitsch Bush, a Democrat who was elected last month to serve the new House District 26 representing Routt and Eagle counties.

Steamboat Springs lawmaker Diane Mitsch Bush gets committee assignments

The freshman lawmaker will serve on the Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources Committee as well as the Transportation and Energy Committee at the Capitol in Denver.

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Routt County's Election Day votes checked for accuracy

Just because the political winners and losers usually are known by the conclusion of Election Day doesn't mean the work is done for the election judges and officials who oversee the democratic process.

Steamboat Springs City Council passes on emergency marijuana ordinance

The council voted unanimously Tuesday to table an emergency ordinance proposed by Public Safety Director Joel Rae that would have prohibited the establishment of recreational marijuana facilities for the next 90 days.

Pot not purely a partisan issue in Routt County

It wasn’t just the ski bums and liberals in Routt County that supported the legalization of marijuana.

No plans to market pot in Steamboat Springs

While some see opportunities, others have expressed concerns. One thing is for certain, though. The passage of Amendment 64 has put Colorado in the national spotlight.

Northwest Colorado property rights advocates vow to carry on

Three of the four candidates from Northwest Colorado whose views most closely matched up with the goals of Citizens were defeated in the election.

5 things Routt County voters can take away from 2012's general election

The results for Routt County in the 2012 general election were somewhat predictable, but some interesting information can be gleaned from individual races.

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Passage of Amendment 64 gives way to questions about implementation, federal intervention

Colorado voters, especially those in Steamboat Springs, made it clear Tuesday they wanted marijuana legalized, and the passage of Amendment 64 has ignited a complicated process.

Early voting results key to Democratic wins in Routt County

Democrats in Routt County as well as across Colorado celebrated Tuesday night after taking control of the state House and Senate and seeing the passage of two amendments with widespread liberal support.

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Routt County GOP seeks comeback after losses in general election

When they woke up Wednesday morning, Routt County Republicans didn’t wait long to start planning a comeback.

Democratic state legislators rare in Northwest Colorado

When Dick Soash was elected state senator in 1976, it was the first time a local Democrat held the seat since Republican rancher Charlie Murphy wrestled the seat away from Steamboat’s "Preachin’" Bob Norvell in 1928.

Voters in Colorado support Obama for 2nd presidential term

Colorado voters picked President Barack Obama on Tuesday, the first time the state backed a Democratic presidential candidate for a second term in 76 years.

Coloradans say 'yes' to recreational use of marijuana

Voters approved an amendment legalizing recreational marijuana use in Colorado on Tuesday, making this one of two states to end prohibition of the drug but also raising new legal questions and setting up potential court battles.

Colorado voters back pursuit of campaign spending limits

Amendment 65, which would theoretically stop the influence of corporate spending in political campaigns, was projected to win by The Denver Post, netting more than two-thirds of the votes.

Amendment S gains voter approval to change Colorado personnel system

Amendment S would change the state charter, allowing as many as six finalists for a job, allowing temporary workers to work as long as nine months and allowing job applicants to live within 30 miles of the Colorado border.

Mitsch Bush wins Colorado House seat

Mitsch Bush beat Republican opponent Chuck McConnell with 55 percent of the vote.

Tipton brushes off Democrat Sal Pace in Colorado's 3rd Congressional District

Tipton ran away in what was expected to be a much closer contest for one of the country's largest congressional districts.

Our View: An open letter to Tuesday's election winners

Despite the closely contested elections, there are a number of things most Americans feel strongly about and on which you must focus during your next term.

Baumgardner wins Senate District 8 race

The state representative from Cowdrey used the district's strong Republican majority to cruise past Breckenridge Democrat Emily Tracy.

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Routt County turns out in large numbers for presidential election

Voters young and old turned out in large numbers for the 2012 election, headlined by a hard-fought battle for the presidency.

Corrigan defeats Barrows to win Stahoviak's open County Commissioner District I seat

County commissioner elect Tim Corrigan said he would reach out to all county employees to seek their buy-in.

Routt County Commissioner Doug Monger wins 4th term in District 2

Democrat cruises past Tina Kyprios to maintain his seat representing western Routt County.

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Updates on local races in the 2012 general election

Follow live updates from Routt County and Northwest Colorado races. Tim Corrigan leads in the District 1 county commissioner race, and Doug Monger will hold his District 2 seat.

Updates on statewide and national races: Election called for Obama, Amendment 64 passes

Follow for live updates on Colorado and national issues and elections.

Election coverage is live on KEZZ Easy 94.1 FM

Brian Harvey, of KEZZ, and Scott Stanford, of the Pilot & Today, will provide live election results from the Steamboat Today office from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday on KEZZ Easy 94.1 FM.

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