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.
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.
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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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.
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.
Bob Dapper enters commissioner race
Bob Dapper of rural Steamboat Springs seeks Routt County Commissioner District 1 seat.
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.
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Town Clerk Sharon Johnson said more than 1,100 ballots were mailed to voters who live within town limits.
Routt County Commissioner Doug Monger announced this week his intention to run for a fifth, four-year term.
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 have voted to tax wholesale sales of marijuana that is grown to be sold to retail stores.
Tammie Delaney and Kevin Lind defeated Lacey Ramos and Greg Hermann to earn spots on Hayden School Board.
$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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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