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