The Moffat County School District Board of Education turned over four of its seven seats in this year’s election. With eight new candidates and no incumbents running for re-election, the election offered voters the opportunity to redefine the board that will address challenging issues such as the budget and student achievement in the coming years.
Today’s election presented Moffat County and Craig residents with two ballot initiatives geared toward economic development.
It’s been 20 years since candidates have had to vie for seats on Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Board of Control, but this year brought five highly qualified candidates to the table for three at-large seats.
Craig and Moffat County voters have until 7 p.m. Tuesday to submit their completed ballots for the November election.
Completed ballots are trickling into Moffat County Courthouse with an expected increase in submissions in the next few days leading up to the 7 p.m. Tuesday deadline.
Whereas last week’s school board candidate forum addressed a handful of hot-button issues, Tuesday night’s forum covered a broad spectrum of questions, from student testing to evaluating teachers to what changes candidates would most like to see in the school district.
The Craig Daily Press asked four questions of each candidate for the Moffat County School District Board of Education. Here are their answers.
Five candidates are vying for three at-large seats on the Colorado Northwestern Community College Craig campus board.
To help inform voters, the Craig Daily Press offers this breakdown of the ballot questions.
Civic engagement was alive and well at Thursday evening’s school board candidate forum hosted by the Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots.
Dinosaur National Monument will be celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend with a variety of scheduled events and free entry to facilities.
Now that the Local Marketing District is confirmed to be on the ballot for the November election, the question is how to increase awareness about the measure and how it impacts the community. Community members and officials met Tuesday at the Hampton Inn & Suites to discuss promotion of the LMD within the coming weeks. The district would include a 4 percent tax on hotel rooms and accommodations in Moffat County to be used for economic development ventures.