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Some facts on the citizens initiative process and medical marijuana
What is a citizens initiative and referendum? A citizens initiative is a legal process where citizens organize, secure the signatures of registered voters, then vote for a change of statute, bypassing the government and their decisions.
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
Fri Jul 18, 2014
'Restoring Colorado:' An initiative worth supporting
When several folks, including this columnist, suggested a year or so ago that due to the lack of a political voice, and the very real concern about the "tyranny of the majority," the citizens of eastern Colorado needed to secede from the State of Colorado and create the 51st state, the effort was viewed by most as largely emblematic of the growing ... (more)
O'Connell: Urban renewal important tool for downtown development
Sterling Urban Renewal Authority has provided $1,304,000 worth of grants since 2006.
Fort Morgan Times
Kortnie Mendoza new regional director
Mendoza joined the Centennial Mental Health Center team in February 2012. She is a Morgan County native, graduating from Brush High School.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Edward Jones branch collecting school supplies
Ann Bowey, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Sterling, is supporting a school supplies donation campaign by using her office as a drop-off location for a school supplies campaign.
Artistic input wanted for community project
As a host city of the third annual Pedal the Plains event, Sterling will be getting a new piece of public art.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
296 celebrate freedom from behind bars
The number of impaired driver arrests for the Fourth of July weekend crackdown were down from a year ago, both locally and statewide.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
City of Sterling staff commended for 'straightforward' audit
Scott Szabo of Lauer, Szabo & Associates, PC commended the city of Sterling staff for their work that makes his job as an independent auditor easier at the Sterling City Council meeting Tuesday.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
'Unscheduled' topics dominate regular Sterling City Council meeting
The Sterling City Council spend nearly an hour hearing from citizens not scheduled to appear at their regular Tuesday meeting on topics ranging from marijuana to weeds.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Motorcycle classes added at Fort Morgan site
Pictured at the June 15 motorcycle rider education course in Fort Morgan : Jackson Kayumba, Susanna Holguin and Roe Morgan from Fort Morgan and Tamie Blochowitz from Julesburg, with instructor Larry Ranberger .
Donation jar reported stolen, numerous arrests made
At 9:47 a.m. Tia Dawn Cameron, 32, homeless, was arrested at 419 N. Third St., on charges of theft - less than $50 and possession of a schedule I or II controlled substance.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Pot petition is first of many
I could be wrong about this - it has happened on rare occasions in the past - but I think Chris Herrera's petition to overturn the city of Sterling's ban on legal pot sales is just the first of many attempts that it will take to invoke a change.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Fort Morgan Times
Flood helpers waiting at gazebo
Each Wednesday afternoon during the past couple of weeks, Stella Ursich of Sterling and other outreach specialists have been available at the gazebo in Fort Morgan's City Park, although not many people have approached them.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Petition approved for Sterling citizens initiative on medical marijuana businesses
Chris Herrera is organizing a petition drive on a citizens' initiative to overturn the city's ban on medical marijuana dispensaries and related businesses.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
July Jamz concert series kicks off July 11
With the Movies in the Park series wrapped up, now it's time to bring on some music with the 11th annual July Jamz concert series, presented by the Sterling Arts Council.
Print Shop exhibit open for Heritage Festival
Dave Seat tests the Overland Trail Museum's Intertype after spending 300 hours cleaning and repairing the flood-damaged machine.
Sterling parents accept plea agreement in son's death
Sterling parents charged with felony child abuse in the death of their 2-year-old son will not face any prison time after accepting plea agreements.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Logan County Commissioners award chip seal bid to COBITCO
Among the items the two took action on was opening bids for the purchase of chip seal material for the 2014 season.
1st birthday --- Taylor
Happy first birthday to Rainbow Venice Taylor, who was born July 2, 2013, and congratulations to his parents, Erika and Wayne Taylor of Sterling.