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First female mayor appointed in Rifle

September 19, 2017 — After being sworn in by Rifle City Clerk Kristy Christensen earlier in the evening, Rifle’s new City Council, which includes two new members, selected its mayor for the next two years. Barbara Clifton was appointed Rifle mayor by unanimous vote Monday. Now in her second […]

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Local Election 2017: Moffat County voters to decide contested school board seats, tax measures

September 14, 2017 — CRAIG — The Moffat County clerk has certified the ballot for coordinated local elections Nov. 7. Voters will decide on sales tax measures for the city of Craig and town of Dinosaur, mill levy increases to support the community college and some voters will be […]

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Sen. Michael Bennet weighs in on health care, Trump’s tweeting habit at lively town hall in Steamboat

August 24, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — At a lively town hall in Steamboat Springs on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet found a friendly audience to talk policy with and even shook hands and agreed with one of the area's most vocal Republicans on a topic of national interest. […]

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Senator Cory Gardner faces tough crowd during first town hall in more than 1 year in Colorado Springs

August 15, 2017 — Spectators at U.S. Senator Cory Gardner's first solo, in-person town hall meeting in more than a year shouted over the senator as he tried to answer the first question about health care. When he asked about support for a single-payer system, he was greeted with […]

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DA Brett Barkey running for Colorado state treasurer

August 11, 2017 — District Attorney Brett Barkey wants to extend his career of public service by running for the state treasurer’s office. Barkey, the prosecutor for Routt, Grand, and Moffat counties, announced he plans to run for the treasurer's position Friday morning in a news release. He previously […]

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Craig City Council weighs options for November sales tax measure

July 13, 2017 — Craig City Council will be putting a sales tax question on the November ballot after failing to pass a 1.25-percent sales tax increase in the April election. Exactly what form the question will take is still up for debate, but councilmembers narrowed down their options […]

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Candidates wanted for college and school district boards in Moffat County

July 3, 2017 — Elections in November could see new leadership for education in Moffat County. The Moffat County Affiliated Junior College District Board and the Moffat County School District Board of Education are the only two entities with the potential to have candidates on the November ballot, said […]

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5 questions with gubernatorial candidate Ed Perlmutter

May 7, 2017 — As Colorado's 2018 gubernatorial race heats up, Moffat County is poised to see and hear from candidates running for governor. U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, D-Colo., is one of those candidates, and he stopped in Maybell Sunday to see the Great American Horse Drive. He also […]

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Craig election draws higher-than-usual voter turnout

April 11, 2017 — Craig — Craig voters turned out in force for the — Craig voters turned out in force for the April 4 city electionApril 4 city election compared to local elections past, according to near-official numbers from Craig City Clerk Kathy Larson. compared to local elections […]

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Ag, food producers invited to Sen. Bennet’s Farm Bill sessions

April 10, 2017 — Craig — Members of Northwest Colorado’s agricultural and food community are invited to attend Food and Farm Bill listening sessions with staff from U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet’s office Tuesday. — Members of Northwest Colorado's agricultural and food community are invited to attend Food and Farm […]

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