RBC I Al White announced last week that he is withdrawing from the Colorado State Senate District 8 race. White cited a lack of funding as the reason driving his decision.
Rangely Town manager Peter Brixius (right), pictured with Al White at a recent networking meeting, will be at the candidate forum Mar. 14 at Town Hall starting at 6:30. The two mayoral candidates and seven people running for three council seats will answer scripted questions and some from the audience.
As difficult as this legislative session was — and with all of the money wrangling it was a real doozy — first-term northwest Colorado senator Al White expects next year’s session to be even tougher.
County Assessor Renae Neilson knows her numbers. Speaking at an meeting last month of Rio Blanco County Democrats, Neilson, who, by the way, is a Republican, recited figures mostly off the top of her head, with very few notes.
Tammie Freitag has two words for smokers. “Stop smoking,” she said. “Put it in bold, stop smoking, please.”
RBC — President Obama was in Denver on Tuesday to sign the $787 billion federal stimulus bill.
RBC — When Meeker and Rangely school board members expressed concern about educational funding to Sen. Al White of Hayden, he could sympathize with their situation. “I understand it’s a very difficult year,” White said.
RBC — State Sen. Al White, of Hayden, has been selected for a spot on the Colorado Tourism Office Board.
RBC — Bringing eight years of experience from the House of Representatives, including two years as the House Republicans’ only member on the powerful Joint Budget Committee, Senator-elect Al White of Hayden was appointed by Senate GOP chief Josh Penry to continue to serve on the key budget-writing panel.