Joseph Andrew is running against Randall Homan for the Steamboat Springs School Board District 2 seat.
Randall Homan is running against Joseph Andrew for the Steamboat Springs School Board District 2 seat.
Medora Fralick is running for the Hayden School Board at-large seat.
Tim Frentress is running for the Hayden School Board at-large seat.
Brian Hoza is running for the Hayden School Board at-large seat.
Sharon Johnson is running for the Hayden School Board at-large seat.
Mary Ellen Denomy is running against Jay Rickstrew for the Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees District 3 seat.
Jay Rickstrew is running against Mary Ellen Denomy for the Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees District 3 seat.
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 Elections Supervisor Kim Bonner said voters here can expect a few significant changes this election cycle due to recent legislation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It wasn’t just the ski bums and liberals in Routt County that supported the legalization of marijuana.
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.
Three of the four candidates from Northwest Colorado whose views most closely matched up with the goals of Citizens were defeated in the election.
The results for Routt County in the 2012 general election were somewhat predictable, but some interesting information can be gleaned from individual races.
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.
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.
When they woke up Wednesday morning, Routt County Republicans didn’t wait long to start planning a comeback.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 beat Republican opponent Chuck McConnell with 55 percent of the vote.
Tipton ran away in what was expected to be a much closer contest for one of the country's largest congressional districts.
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.
The state representative from Cowdrey used the district's strong Republican majority to cruise past Breckenridge Democrat Emily Tracy.
Voters young and old turned out in large numbers for the 2012 election, headlined by a hard-fought battle for the presidency.
County commissioner elect Tim Corrigan said he would reach out to all county employees to seek their buy-in.
Democrat cruises past Tina Kyprios to maintain his seat representing western Routt County.
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.
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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.
Boosted by strong early voting and mail voting turnout, Election Day waits have been non-existent in Routt County and Steamboat Springs. The polls close at 7 p.m. today.
In Maine, electors for one of its two congressional districts — the one with the most lobstah — could go for Obama. The other district — comprising the woodsier, mooseier part of Maine — could go for Romney.