Who doesn’t love Maxine? She’s the entertaining cartoon caricature of a scrawny, cranky old woman who has become popular for her famous one-line jokes. One of my favorite Maxine one-liners is when she quipped, “Elections are held in November because it’s the best time for picking out a turkey.”
If you’re unaware of the heated national debate about the future of energy and jobs in America, you’ve been living under a rock. We have two presidential candidates with two completely different plans to “solve” America’s current energy and job-related issues. Environmentalists are in Hillary Clinton’s corner, while labor unions are in the opposite corner with Donald Trump.
Forty-five percent of those polled between the ages of 16 and 20 years old said they would vote for a socialist, while 20 percent said they could vote for a communist. Maybe that explains the Che Guevara T-shirts so many of them like to wear.
I suggest voting not based on a candidate’s personal morale in this election, but on his or her policies and on facts rather than allegations. Most importantly, please be sure to make an informed decision.
The stop in Grand Junction was Trump’s second in Colorado Tuesday, one day before the final presidential debate before Election Day on Nov. 8. He spoke earlier in the day in Colorado Springs.
Amendment 69 outlines a financing plan for a proposed statewide health care system called ColoradoCare.
Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate Darryl Glenn, a 24-year U.S. Air Force veteran, who retired as a lieutenant colonel, is up against Democratic incumbent Sen. Michael Bennet in this November’s election.
The Hayden School District is in a financial bind and is asking voters to pay additional taxes so the district can buy new buses.
With Colorado Republicans holding onto a majority by just one seat, the results of this year’s senatorial elections has the potential to shift the balance of power in the Colorado General Assembly.
Locally, our city and county appear to be getting their minds wrapped around a coordinated effort to help build economic opportunities in Craig and Moffat County. Fortunately, voters have made it possible for various entities to come together and have the means necessary to determine a best way forward. Potential opportunities are being discussed and we should soon see concrete action that will directly benefit our local community and county.
Former state Sen. Gail Schwartz is on the offensive in her effort to unseat incumbent Republican Scott Tipton in Colorado’s Third Congressional District — and her chosen hot-button issue is public lands.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is to appear at 3 p.m. today in Grand Junction.