Voter registration deadline Monday
Monday is the deadline for anyone wishing to register as a new voter for this year’s presidential election.Aspiring voters can stop by their county clerk and recorder’s office to fill out a registration form or download the form off the Internet and mail it in. Registration forms that are mailed in must be postmarked no later than Oct. 4.Below are office locations, Web sites and mailing information for the three counties in the Roaring Fork Valley.The Pitkin County Clerk and Recorder is located at 530 E. Main St., Suite 101, in Aspen. Voter registration forms can be downloaded by logging on to http://www.aspenpitkin.com and selecting “County Departments” on the left side of the Web page; select “Clerk and Recorder” and follow the links to the election page. Forms can be mailed to Pitkin County Clerk and Recorder, 530 E. Main Street, Suite 101, Aspen, CO 81611. For more information call 920-5180.Residents of Eagle County can register at the Eagle County Clerk and Recorder’s office in the community center in El Jebel. Registration forms can be downloaded from the “register to vote” link at the top of the county Web site at http://www.eaglecounty.us. Forms not dropped off at the clerk and recorder’s office should be mailed to Eagle County Clerk and Recorder, P.O. Box 537, Eagle, CO 81631. For more information call 704-2700.The Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’s office is located on the second floor of the county court house in Glenwood Springs, located at 109 Eighth St. Registration forms can be downloaded at http://www.garfield-county.com; click on “Departments” and choose “Clerk and Recorder;” then select the elections link. The registration form can be mailed to the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder, 109 Eighth St., Suite 200, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601. The office will stay open on Oct. 4 until at least 6 p.m., and longer if people come to register. For more information call 945-2377, extension 2.
Yet another incident involving a semi-tractor trailer losing it on the snow-slick roads in Glenwood Canyon has both the westbound and eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 closed east of Glenwood Springs as of 11:15 a.m. Monday.