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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.

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

Michael Buccino: Experience with small business prepared me

Steamboat Springs City Council, District 2

Scott Bideau: Schools need help

I had an unpleasant surprise the first time I toured our schools and saw them all bursting at the seams — more than any demographic report can possibly describe.

Heather Sloop: Develop transparency to build trust

Steamboat Springs City Council, District 3

Erin Walker: Time for independent, fresh perspective

Steamboat Springs City Council, District 3

Kathi Meyer: Has skills to be part of way forward

Candidate, Steamboat Springs City Council, at-large

Chuck McConnell: Promises to be open, transparent

Candidate, Steamboat Springs City Council, at-large

Jon Quinn: Vote ‘yes’ on broadband

Seeking broadband independence, opting out of Senate Bill 152

Kathy Goudy: Incumbent wants to continue service

Colorado Mountain College needs trustees with energy and vision. As a taxpayer-subsidized institution, trustees must be accessible, listen to the communities comments and understand fiscal responsibility. I have done this for the past four years as the sitting trustee for Eastern Garfield County and hope for your vote for re-election.

Jon Warnick: Experience duration to benefit board

I have always had a passion for education and have been directly involved with CMC the past 15 years. This includes serving seven years on the CMC Foundation Board, where I headed the finance committee, served as treasurer and was the board chairman for four years.

Steamboat School Board candidates face off at annual election forum

Five candidates for the Steamboat Springs Board of Education’s open four-year seat sounded off Wednesday during an annual election forum at The Steamboat Grand.

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Election 2015: Referendums 3A and 3B would fund school improvements through property tax increases

Referendum 3A proposes to increase property taxes for Steamboat Springs homeowners to generate $92 million through bonds for the Steamboat Springs School District.

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Q. & A. with Richard Levy, Steamboat Springs City Council, District 1 candidate

Steamboat Springs City Council candidates answer 10 questions that local voters want to know.

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Q. & A. with Tim Kirkpatrick, Steamboat Springs City Council, District 1 candidate

Steamboat Springs City Council candidates answer 10 questions that local voters want to know.

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Q. & A. with Patrick Slowey, Steamboat Springs City Council, District 1 candidate

Steamboat Springs City Council candidates answer 10 questions local voters want to know.

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Q. & A. with Mike Shaler, Steamboat Springs City Council, District 1 candidate

Steamboat Springs City Council candidates answer 10 questions local voters want to know.

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Q. & A. with Robin Crossan, Steamboat Springs City Council, District 1 candidate

Steamboat Springs City Council candidates answer 10 questions local voters want to know.

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Q. & A. with Jason M. Lacy, Steamboat Springs City Council, District 2 candidates

Steamboat Springs City Council candidates answer 10 questions local voters want to know.

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