Election 2007


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Steamboat says 'no' to $92 million school bond, 79 percent opposed

$92M building proposal fails by 4-to-1 margin

Steamboat Springs voters were resolute in their opposition to the school district’s proposed $92 million bond measure Tuesday — with 79 percent voting against Referendum 3A.

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Crossan, Lacy, Sloop and Meyer win city council seats

Robin Crossan, Jason Lacy, Heather Sloop and Kathi Meyer won't have much time to relish their elections to the Steamboat Springs City Council before the hard work starts.

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Teachers support helps earn Dover, Huron seats on Steamboat Springs School Board

Michelle Dover and Margaret Huron, two school board candidates who earned a strong showing of support from the Steamboat Springs school employee union, soared to victory in Tuesday’s election, along with incumbent candidate Joey Andrew.

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Election Day 2015 live updates

Live updates from the 2015 election — covering the Steamboat Springs School District bond issue, school elections in Steamboat Springs, South Routt and Hayden, four contested Steamboat Springs City Council races and the local broadband referendums.

Latest campaign finance report shows jump in donations to anti-bond group

The latest campaign finance reports show a handful of local businesses as the latest supporters of the anti-bond Citizens for a Better Plan, reflecting the signs of support seen in the windows of some businesses.

Routt County voters taking their time casting ballots in 2015 election

Routt County Clerk Kim Bonner reported at mid-afternoon Thursday that her office had received 3,600 completed ballots for the Nov. 3 election, representing about 23 percent of the total mailed out.

Human error in county clerk's office delays election ballots for North Routt's Precinct 1

Steamboat Springs postmaster Debbie Staffieri confirmed Wednesday that her staff will make certain that, once received, the ballots will go directly to the post office in Clark.

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Campaign spending lopsided in Steamboat Springs City Council races

Campaign finance reports filed with the city show what each candidate had raised and spent between Sept. 1 and Oct. 8 in the four city council races that drew 11 candidates.

Division emerges among candidates in Steamboat school board race

Union donations put spotlight on perceived political motives

The Steamboat Springs School District employee union’s decision to financially back two school board candidates and not endorse two others has put a spotlight on perceived political motives of the candidates and board president Roger Good.

Joseph “Joey” Andrew: Continuing hard work, commitment pledged

Growing up, one thing my parents always advocated was the importance of diversifying my skill set. Not only would it make me a well rounded adult, but in times of hardship, I could always return to a past skill for employment.

Michelle Dover: Candidate promises to protect public education

My name is Michelle Dover. I am a parent of a student in our excellent district, I work at Bud Werner Library and I am running for school board.

Margaret Huron: Every district student deserves quality education

Great school districts don’t just happen — they require a concerted effort from the community, which is why I decided it’s time for me to be a part of that effort.

Anne Lowe: Brings new perspective, grounded in principles

I am Anne Lowe, and I’m asking for your vote for the Steamboat Springs School Board. I’ll bring a new perspective to the board, grounded in the following principles.

Lindsay Wert: Focus on expanding Steamboat schools success

I am Lindsay Wert, and I would like to be your representative on the Steamboat School Board. With the belief that our schools are one of the primary factors of our quality of life in Steamboat Springs and greater Routt County, I would like to help perpetuate and expand recent success of the Steamboat School District.

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City council candidates promise fresh start at candidate forum

The 11 community members running for Steamboat Springs City Council weighed in on the city's bear problems, marijuana rules, government transparency and much more Thursday night in front of a large audience at the Steamboat Grand.

Routt County voters invited to track their mail ballots with automated messaging

Voters in the Nov. 3 election have a new option to automatically keep tabs on the status of their own ballots this year with the Ballot Trail service, offered by the Routt County Clerk's office.

Patrick Slowey: Candidate committed to leading by example

Steamboat Springs City Council, District 1

Richard Levy: Personality can bring openness to community

Steamboat Springs City Council, District 1

Mike Shaler: Steamboat Springs represents what Shaler loves

Steamboat Springs City Council, District 1

Tim Kirkpatrick: Collaborative approach brought to leadership

Steamboat Springs City Council, District 1

Robin Crossan: Over 14 years educational volunteer experience

Steamboat Springs City Council, District 1

Campaign finance reports reveal top donors for Steamboat school bond campaigns

A $5,000 donation from Sara Craig-Scheckman for the anti-school bond group, Citizens for a Better Plan, dwarfs all other donations made to that group or the pro-bond Yes 2 Steamboat Schools, according to campaign finance reports due Tuesday.

Our View: Consensus matters

The sheer size of the proposed $92 million school bond issue, the number of unanswered questions it has raised and the level of rancor it has inspired in the community strongly suggest it needs a longer gestation period.

Jason Lacy: Passionate about giving back to community, family, friends

Steamboat Springs City Council, District 2