Riding the Trail with Ritter
The way Gov. Bill Ritter is traveling around the state, you’d think he was being paid by the mile. In the past month, Ritter has visited Loveland, Ft. Collins, Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Grand Junction, Breckenridge and Aspen.
This weekend, he’s back on the Western Slope.Looks like Ritter’s scheduler had another busy week:
Friday, Sept. 7
6:30 p.m. — Gov. Ritter will deliver remarks to the Hewlett Foundation regarding environmental issues. Location: Harvey Ranch, 7651 Snowmass Creek Road, Snowmass Village.
Saturday, Sept. 8
8 a.m. — Gov. Ritter will deliver a breakfast speech to the Colorado Medical Society during the organization’s annual conference. Location: Sheraton Steamboat Resort & Conference Center, 2200 Village Inn Court, Steamboat Springs.
Noon — Gov. Ritter will deliver the keynote speech to Club 20 during the organization’s annual fall meeting, focusing on education and natural resource issues. Location: Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St., Grand Junction.
3 p.m. — Gov. Ritter will attend the ground-breaking ceremony of the San Juan Biodiesel plant. Location: Weber Industrial Park, 7099 Highway 491, Dove Creek.
6 p.m. — Gov. Ritter will attend a gala at the Discovery Museum at the Powerhouse. Location: 1333 Camino Del Rio, Durango.
Monday, Sept. 10
8:45 a.m. — Gov. Ritter will deliver remarks to the Telluride Economic Summit on Early Childhood Investment. Location: Telluride Conference Center, 580 Mountain Village Blvd., Telluride Mountain Village.
No matter where you live on the Western Slope, it appears there will be a function involving the governor about an hour’s drive away.
Photo of Gov. Ritter at a recent Rifle event by Leslie Robinson