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Election 2017

US senator fields questions at town hall in Steamboat

August 7, 2018 — Editor’s note: This story has been updated to clarify that Michael Bennet is a U.S. senator from Colorado.  STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — While in Steamboat Springs, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, of Colorado, held a town hall, where he fielded questions and listened to stories from residents of

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US Sen. Michael Bennet advocates for reauthorization of conservation fund in visit to Steamboat

August 7, 2018 — Editor’s note: This story has been updated to clarify that Michael Bennet is a U.S. senator from Colorado and that a representative of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers was present at the visit.  STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The tailwaters of Stagecoach Reservoir, which course through the Sarvis Creek Wilderness

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Steamboat’s downtown businesses offered a vote to increase services between Oak and Yampa Streets

July 22, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS– Steamboat's downtown business improvement district will put the district to a vote to fund increased litter and infrastructure services downtown. The district was formed in 2007, but remains unfunded after two unsuccessful ballot measures in 2007 and 2014. In Tuesday's City Council meeting, the

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Routt County saw lower rate of rejected unaffiliated voter’s ballots than the rest of Colorado

July 17, 2018 — Colorado’s unaffiliated voters beat the odds in the June 26 primary election, turning in ballots that had to be rejected at less than half the rate initially predicted. Voters in 2016 approved Proposition 108, which allowed unaffiliated voters to automatically participate in primary elections by

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RESULTS: Routt County 2018 primary election

June 27, 2018 — Complete results from Tuesday's primary election in Routt County.

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Election 2018: Mitsch Bush wins 3rd Congressional District primary

June 26, 2018 — The Associated Press has called Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District Democratic primary race for Steamboat Springs resident Diane Mitsch Bush, who has more than 64 percent of the vote with 66 percent of precincts reporting.

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Third Congressional race is front, center in historic primary election

June 25, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Pilot & Today will be closely watching, primary election day June 26 as the three-way Democratic primary race in the Third Congressional District among former State Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush of Steamboat Springs, Arn Menconi of Eagle County and Karl Hanlon

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Hundreds of Colorado voters turning in ballots for both parties, nullifying votes

June 18, 2018 — Hundreds of unaffiliated voters’ ballots for this year’s primary elections in Colorado won’t be counted because those voters failed to follow the rules.

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Congressional candidates speak out at Democratic forum in Steamboat

June 13, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Nearing the end of a long tour through the 29 counties that comprise Colorado's 3rd Congressional District, it was clear that the three Democrats vying to challenge Congressman Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, in the November election were comfortable with one another and their

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Unaffiliated voters in Routt County could transform primary election

June 5, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The participation of Routt County's 6,668 unaffiliated voters may turn out to be the most interesting facet of the June 26 primary election locally, with a ballot that features few contested races here. Former State Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush, D-Steamboat Springs, is seeking the

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Routt County unaffiliated voters have right to cast ballots in 2018 party primaries

April 5, 2018 — Unaffiliated's have right to vote in 2018 primaries

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Lane Iacovetto earns GOP nomination in Routt County treasurer’s race

March 26, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Routt County Republicans signaled this weekend they're ready to embrace new leadership at the Routt County Treasurer's Office when they overwhelmingly voted for an outsider candidate over the county's current chief deputy treasurer. Candidate Lane Iacovetto, who has campaigned on making changes

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Colorado Republicans start choosing favorite state treasurer candidates in straw polls

March 20, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Denver County Republicans gave District Attorney Brett Barkey's campaign for Colorado state treasurer a boost this week when they chose him as their top candidate in a straw poll. Barkey, the DA for Routt, Moffat and Grand counties, earned 34.6 percent of

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Judge could intervene in Routt County sheriff ‘election battle’

March 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A judge will likely decide whether to release personnel records for a former Steamboat Springs Police Department officer who has filed to run for sheriff. On Feb. 1, current Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins filed the request for Kristin Bantle's records with

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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper inches toward 2020 presidential race

March 13, 2018 — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is taking steps toward a presidential run in 2020, holding meetings with veteran political players, ahead of a visit to Iowa next month for an official trip that is sure to draw attention. The Democrat's actions in recent months signal to

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Lane Iacovetto launches campaign for Routt County treasurer

February 5, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A lifelong Routt County resident who helped turn her family's working ranch west of Steamboat on Trout Creek into a major tourist draw has announced a campaign for Routt County treasurer. Lane Iacovetto, Routt County's deputy clerk and recorder, said she wants

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Recount adds up to passage of $22.9M school bond in Hayden

November 30, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Hayden School Board and school administration members can finally exhale. Routt County Clerk Kim Bonner reported Thursday after a recount of the vote on the Hayden School District’s $22.9 million bond/mill levy issue that the result remained unchanged – the measure passed

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Fate of $22M bond issue in Hayden goes to recount Thursday

November 27, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The process of recounting the Nov. 7 results of the Hayden School District’s $22 million bond election gets underway at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Routt County Courthouse in Steamboat Springs with public testing of the equipment, followed by the actual recount

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Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser: Post-election reflections – David vs. Gallagher

November 15, 2017 — Just over 50 years ago, by a margin of 2-1, the citizens of our mountain communities voted to create Colorado Mountain College. That vote established a new tax district in five counties (now six) and a board of trustees to oversee the college's fiscal health

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Hayden school bond vote deadlocked: 427-427

November 7, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The fate of Hayden School District's $22 million school bond issue to build a new middle school and high school could depend on the willingness of nine voters, whose ballots were initially rejected for having problematic signatures, to follow up. The vote was

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