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Numbers from around the Roaring Fork Valley show slightly more than a third of registered voters cast a ballot on election day 2019, according to unofficial counts on Thursday afternoon.

All three counties also delivered among the lowest turnout rates in the state. Out of Colorado’s 64 counties, Pitkin, Eagle and Garfield all posted turnout percentages ranking in the bottom seven.

 

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Eagle County is proposing to raise taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco and nicotine products. And citizen pro and con opinions on the tax increase could end up in the hands of every Eagle county voter. 

 

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Eagle County Commissioners visited the site of a potential elementary or middle school in El Jebel earlier this week.

It’s the first step in a years-long process.

 


Eagle County is extending their partnership with nonprofit Valley Settlement to address a severe shortage of early childcare educators.

Eagle County voters extended a property tax to fund the county’s open space program. The tax now sunsets in 2040.

On Thursday night, Aspen Public Radio, in partnership with GrassRoots TV, The Aspen Times and Aspen Daily News, held a debate with the two candidates for the Eagle County Commissioner seat.

The Lake Christine Fire tested how prepared Eagle County is for natural disasters, and now the county is updating its hazard mitigation plan.

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This fall, Eagle County commissioners may ask voters to renew a property tax to fund the county’s open space program, but first, they want input.

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Thursday could be one of the last times the public can weigh in on how land-use decisions are made in Eagle County’s portion of the mid-valley.  

The analysis includes an overview of the current housing market, and is meant to give commissioners a better sense for what kind of housing people want and how much they’re willing to pay for it.

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On Thursday, the U.S. Census Bureau released the 2017 population estimates for counties across the country. Pitkin, Eagle and Garfield keep growing, even though people keep leaving.

The Roaring Fork Valley Regional Planning Commission is reviewing the plan guiding land-use decisions in the parts of Eagle County over here. On Thursday, they are looking at Missouri Heights.

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in a statement released Wednesday, said an old mine outside Minturn, a superfund site, could become the site of a future housing development.

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Eagle County’s Department of Public Health and Environment will ask for $600,000 during a work session on Monday.

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Eagle is one of seven counties in Colorado getting federal money to learn about trauma in abused children.

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In November's election, Eagle County voted overwhelmingly for a recreational pot tax. The revenue will be used for mental health services.

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Eagle County’s Commissioners will review the proposed 2018 budget on Tuesday. The county said, in 2018, it’ll spend almost $40 million less than it did in 2017.  

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In this election, voters in Eagle County will decide whether or not to allow the county to tax recreational marijuana.

Eagle County is screening the award-winning film “Resilience” in Carbondale and then in El Jebel. The film explores the science of childhood stress.

This week on Mountain Edition, hosts Christin Kay and Wyatt Orme bring you news from the Roaring Fork Valley.

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Eagle County’s Board of Commissioners voted 3-0 on Monday night to enact a six-month moratorium on zone-change applications.

Senior Law Day: A valley-wide collaboration

Oct 1, 2017

Seniors throughout the Roaring Fork Valley have an opportunity to talk about tough legal issues and receive advice from experts.

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On Tuesday, Eagle County won an award for its commitment to its seniors. AARP, the American Association of Retired Persons, is adding Eagle County to its list of “age-friendly communities.”

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There’s an election coming up in November, and, across Garfield and Eagle counties, voters will decide on everything from pot taxes to historic preservation.

Eagle’s airport prepares for uptick in flights

Jul 30, 2017

The Eagle County Regional Airport in Gypsum will see an increase in the number of flights this coming ski season.

The Eagle County Regional Airport in Gypsum will see an increase in the number of flights this coming ski season.

Eagle County weighs its very own pot tax

Jul 17, 2017
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This is the first year counties in Colorado can collect sales tax on recreational marijuana.

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The Eagle County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution Tuesday declaring May “Older Americans Month.”

Eagle BOCC continues Tree Farm review

Apr 23, 2017
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The Eagle County Board of Commissioners meets Monday, April 24 in El Jebel to continue their review of the Tree Farm. It’s a proposed development in the mid-valley that's generated heated debate.

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Eagle County Commissioners meet Tuesday with the two men promoting a regional housing authority for the Roaring Fork Valley.

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