May 3, 2012

SandBoxBlogs: Citizen Telegram "Rifle fire district election features a contested race"


He even tosses up West End political news and does it without bias dripping off every word!!!!

(Cue sound of cheering crowds in Rifle...Rifle birds singing in chorus...Rifle fireworks popping and Rifle marching bands playing in the streets....Hip, Hip Hooray!!!....)

See related West End politics off the Telegram here.

Mike McKibbin:
"Voters in the Rifle Fire Protection District can cast ballots on Tuesday, May 8 and will choose between three incumbents and a former director to fill three seats on the district board of directors.

They include incumbents Yvonne Long, Rex Rhule and John Sandquist. Former director Lee Martens is seeking to return to the board. He served for four years, before he lost his seat in the 2010 election. Long and Sandquist are each seeking a second, four-year term, while Rhule is running for a third term.

The Rifle district serves some 24,000 people spread out over 411 square miles, including the Rifle city limits. Voters can cast ballots on May 8 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the district office, 1850 Railroad Ave.

The Citizen Telegram asked each candidate to provide their background and experience and to identify the top issues facing the district. Each provided e-mail answers, which were only edited for clarity, spelling and style....."  (Read more?  Click title)

"Unapologetically pursuing and tracking patterns within the news others make since 2010."

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