The Hayden School District is in a financial bind and is asking voters to pay additional taxes so the district can buy new buses.
Without, the additional 2 mills of property tax, bringing the total to 4.095, that would provide an additional $185,285 in revenue, District Manager Ken Rogers said, he and the board would have to consider service reductions.
An op-ed opposing Amendment 69 — ColoradoCares — submitted by Steamboat Springs businessman Ed MacArthur.
An op-ed in favor of Amendment 69 — ColoradoCares — submitted by Steamboat Springs resident Mayling Simpson.
Colorado Gives Day is Dec. 6. The annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy through online giving has brought more than $900,000 to more than 50 local nonprofits in the past two years.
4:39 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a missing person in the 900 block of Oak Street.
Routt County Board Of County Commissioners meeting agendas for Oct. 17 and 18
Mammograms have changed through the past few decades — for the better.
Colorado Mountain College associate professor Dr. Tina Evans knows firsthand how hard it can be to keep students in the right frame of mind when studying sustainability.
Hayden residents will consider three ballot questions that will increase taxes to raise more general funds for the town and to fund street improvements.
Bio: Emily has lived in Colorado since 1965, rural Colorado since 1977. She teaches at Colorado Mountain College, co-leads the Conflict Resolution Coalition, Summit County. Bachelor’s degree in Humanities, master’s degree in public administration, emphasis environmental management. Child protection, foster care, adoption, courts, nonprofits. Eight years, City Council, Cañon City.
Bio: Scott Tipton grew up in Southwest Colorado, attending Fort Lewis College before settling in Cortez where he was a small business owner for 30 years before going into public service. He was elected to Congress in 2010 where he currently serves as representative for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District.
Bio: Having lived 45 years on the West Slope, Gail Schwartz has dedicated her life to making Western and Southern Colorado the best possible place to live, work and raise a family. As a state senator for eight years, she worked to protect public lands, to promote an “all-of-the-above” energy approach and to ensure equitable access for rural communities to quality education and health care, economic opportunity, and rural broadband and infrastructure development.
Bio: Diane moved here from Minnesota in 1976 to finish her PhD and ski. She immediately became interested in western water and agriculture issues — concerns that have never flagged. Since then, she has been an ardent volunteer, award-winning professor, county commissioner from 2007 to 2012 and is our District 26 representative.
Bio: Ashley McMurray holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science and Japanese/international affairs from the University of Michigan. She moved to Steamboat Springs in 2004 and to Hayden in 2008. She is the owner and operator of InSite Media. Her past political experience includes: serving on the Hayden Planning Commission, January 2016 to present; various local, regional and national political campaign work; and the Center for Strategic & International Studies, Washington, D.C., 2003