Election 2007


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Routt County motor vehicle office moves within the courthouse for remodeling

Routt County Clerk Kim Bonner said that, beginning April 7, the motor vehicle office will operate from a temporary location in the Routt County Courthouse.

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Ted Cruz leading presidential campaign fundraising race in Steamboat Springs

According to records from the Federal Election Commission, Cruz has raised $8,805 from 37 donations in Steamboat Springs.

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Oak Creek gears up for municipal elections

Voting will take place at town hall in Oak Creek on April 5, with absentee ballots available from town administrator Mary Alice Page-Allen.

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Al White, former state tourism director jumps into Senate District 8 race

Al White wants to be your state senator (again)

Unaffiliated candidate for Colorado State Senate District 8, Al White, acknowledged Thursday that fundraising will be difficult without receiving funds directly from one of the two major parties, but said he thinks “the time is right” for his independent run for office.

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Dems see big caucus turnout; GOP hurt by lack of poll

Republicans hurt by lack of poll, local party official says

With Super Tuesday 2016 now a part of history, local leaders of both major political parties are saying precinct caucuses went smoothly, and turnout in Routt County was comparable to, or even better, than previous presidential election years.

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Sanders wins Routt County precinct caucus

Sen. Bernie Sanders handily won the Democratic precinct caucus in Routt County, gathering 406 votes to Hillary Clinton’s 230, according to Catherine Carson, chair of Routt County Democrats.

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Avon publisher running for Colorado House District 26 as Republican

Cacioppo publishes the monthly “Business Briefs” newspaper online and with 10,000 copies in print in Eagle County. The paper covers a mix of politics, business, entertainment news and restaurant reviews.

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GOP dumps presidential preference poll

Local Republican official doubts change will affect caucus turnout

A local GOP official said the executive committee's decision to nix the traditional presidential preference poll during Tuesday's precinct caucus is unlikely to adversely affect turnout.

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Local Democrats expecting large caucus turnout

Precinct caucuses for Routt County’s Democratic and Republican parties — the first in Colorado’s four-step process of selecting its respective parties’ nominees for president of the United States — are scheduled for Tuesday with sign-up beginning at 6:15 p.m.

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Bob Dapper files to oppose Tim Corrigan in commissioner race

Bob Dapper enters commissioner race

Bob Dapper of rural Steamboat Springs seeks Routt County Commissioner District 1 seat.

Front Range group spent $40,000 on Steamboat school board race last fall

Campaign finance reports submitted within the last month give some insight into who paid for local advertisements supporting and opposing candidates in November’s school board race in Steamboat Springs.

Melanie Sturm: Trump, Sanders and Rorschach elections

“All the great inspiring leaders and organizations … think, act and communicate the exact same way … opposite to everyone else,” Simon Sinek revealed in his famous TED talk. They “start with why they do what they do.” Consider how these transformational whys moved masses to Think Again

Hayden residents voting on marijuana grow operations

Town Clerk Sharon Johnson said more than 1,100 ballots were mailed to voters who live within town limits.

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Routt County Commissioner Doug Monger to run for fifth term in November

Routt County Commissioner Doug Monger announced this week his intention to run for a fifth, four-year term.

Steamboat school board discusses next steps following bond failure

Current and newly elected Steamboat Springs School Board members Wednesday evening were able to reflect on failed Referendums 3A and 3B and consider next steps.

Hayden residents approve marijuana tax, will keep fluoride in water

Hayden residents have voted to tax wholesale sales of marijuana that is grown to be sold to retail stores.

Schalnus, Palyo hold on to retain seats on South Routt School Board

Tammie Delaney and Kevin Lind defeated Lacey Ramos and Greg Hermann to earn spots on Hayden School Board.

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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.