Routt County Clerk and Recorder Kay Weinland said it’s unusual to have a large increase in voter registration during an odd-year election but attributed the shift to the hot-button issues on this year's ballot.
I know some of you think medical marijuana is a scam by “druggies” to obtain their pot more easily, and I am sure there are a few who do not really need it. I also am sure there are many more who medical marijuana helps to live a less painful and more productive life.
There is no doubt in my mind that the medical aspect of cannabis is truly amazing. It might not be for everybody, but it saved my life and will probably save many lives in the future when doctors and scientists get the opportunity to work with cannibinoids.
Air service is one of the most important economic drivers for our community, touching directly or indirectly every individual, family, business and organization across our community.
One element of this new 0.25 percent sales tax that has not been discussed in any detail is the positive impact that a growing city of Steamboat Springs sales tax base would have on the Steamboat Springs Education Fund.
There is nothing as permanent as a temporary tax.
The expected $1.3 million that could be generated annually by Referendum 2B's passage would be administered by the Local Marketing District board.
700 ballots have been returned as undeliverable
Officials can begin scanning the completed ballots as early as Monday, but the results of those scans will not be known by anyone until Nov. 1.
Hotel could be redeveloped into 10-story condo complex
A major redevelopment project at the base of Steamboat Ski Area is moving forward, but it’s also drawing the ire of some of its neighbors.
I am running because I think it is important to have that continuity of leadership and institutional memory that is so important in the functioning of the district.
I am running to increase public education funding in Steamboat and to improve basic reading, math, communication and science education.
I feel I continue to have the energy and passion for continuing the process, supporting our staff, parents and community in educating our students and am able to continue to volunteer to do that.
A packed election forum at the Steamboat Springs Community Center on Thursday stayed crowded until the end — when supporters and opponents of a winter air service tax and medical marijuana businesses squared off on the same day many residents received their ballots in the mail.
As a school board member, I see myself representing the voice of our community. I personally represent a demographic that is not currently represented on the school board which gives me a unique perspective.
I have the experience that is necessary to contribute to a successful board. In this time of economic turmoil it is vital to have as much experience and education on the board as possible.