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Nielson withdraws from Craig City Council race

Craig City Councilman Kent Nielson formally withdrew from the City Council race Monday, bringing the field of candidates to seven people for three open seats.

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Petitions for Craig City Council candidates due Jan. 23

Those interested in running for Craig City Council may now pick up candidate nomination petitions from the city clerk’s office at Craig City Hall. Three council seats and the position of mayor are up for election in April.

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City to propose sales tax increase and use tax on April ballot

Craig and Moffat County elected officials are grappling with decreasing revenues on both the city and county levels, and Craig City Council hopes voters will boost the budget with a proposed tax increase on the April ballot.

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Craig City Council votes to draft recreational marijuana ballot question

A request to add a recreational cannabis measure to the April ballot revealed staunch ideological divisions between councilmembers at Tuesday’s Craig City Council meeting.

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Craig Mayor Ray Beck says goodbye to city government

City of Craig Mayor Ray Beck said an emotional farewell to his fellow councilmembers during his final city council meeting on Tuesday.

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Mike Littwin: Now we know what desperation looks like

Now we know, three weeks too late, what desperation truly looks like. Green candidate Jill Stein has somehow raised millions of dollars for a three-state presidential recount — in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — that will almost certainly accomplish nothing except to falsely raise hopes among distressed Democrats while annoying the hell out of one Donald Trump.

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Danielle Elkins: Give Trump a chance

When Donald Trump won the presidential election, many Hillary Clinton supporters expressed concerns — some more peacefully than others — about how he will handle the presidency after his “harsh” campaign, as it has been referred to.

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Craig elementary school students voted for Trump as the 2016 election offers lessons for all ages

Nationally, kids picked Hillary Clinton for the next president of the United States, but in line with the nation's adults, local Ridgeview Elementary school students voted to elect Donald Trump.

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Moffat County votes in new leadership

Craig's mayor to become commissioner — new mayor sought

A peaceful transition of power is a cornerstone of American democracy — whether it is welcoming a new president into office or changing the composition of local government.

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Uncontested DA races commonplace in rural Colorado

In Colorado, there were only seven contested races in the 22 judicial districts. In the 14th Judicial District encompassing Routt, Moffat and Grand counties, there has only been one contested election since 2000.

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Craig businesses react to minimum wage increase

Colorado voters have elected to raise the state’s minimum wage, in steps, from to $8.31 an hour to $12 by 2020 and local businesses have varying reactions.

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Danielle Elkins: We should come together as Americans, despite our differences

I voted for Donald Trump. I can assure you that I am not racist, I do not support rape culture and I am not stupid.

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