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Democrats seize House control; GOP holds Senate

WASHINGTON — Democrats seized the House majority from President Donald Trump’s Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what’s left of the president’s governing agenda. But...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton coasts to re-election over Mitsch Bush

The 3rd Congressional District’s Republican incumbent, Scott Tipton, defeated Democratic challenger Diana Mitsch Bush on Tuesday in what was considered one of the most competitive races in Colorado...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma Republicans celebrate wins with Tipton

Montezuma County Republicans gathered Tuesday evening at the Elks Lodge No. 1789 in Cortez to watch federal election results come in on Fox News between updates from Montezuma County Republican...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ballot measures roundup: Road taxes, redistricting, drilling regs

DENVER – Colorado voters rejected a proposal Tuesday that would have tightly restricted where new oil and gas wells could be drilled across the state — the latest development in a contentious...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Catlin easily defeats Cagin for Colorado House seat

Republican Rep. Marc Catlin, of Montrose, has been elected to represent the 58th District House of Representative seat in the Colorado Legislature. Districtwide, he got 62.97 percent of the vote...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Democrats share thoughts, stories before election returns

At the Montezuma County Democrats headquarters on election night, the Wi-Fi password is “ImpeachTrump,” and a sheet cake awaiting celebration reads, “The Blue Wave.” A crowd of more than 50...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democratic Rep. Jared Polis wins Colorado governor’s race

DENVER — Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis on Tuesday defeated Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton in the Colorado governor’s race, keeping the seat in Democratic hands. Polis will succeed...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tax increase for Lewis-Arriola Fire passes

Voters approved a 1.41 mill levy increase for the Lewis-Arriola Fire Protection District in Tuesday’s election. The measure passed by a vote of 847-628 – 57.42 percent to 42.58 percent – according...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters retain two judges in Montezuma and Dolores counties

Voters in Montezuma and Dolores counties have retained 22nd Judicial District Judge Todd Jay Plewe and Montezuma County Court Judge JenniLynn Lawrence. Plewe was retained with 73.6 percent of the...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coram wins Colorado Senate seat

Veteran Republican lawmaker Sen. Don Coram, of Montrose, has won District 6 State Senate seat, beating out Democrat rival Guinn Unger Jr. Districtwide, Coram garnered 39,725 votes, (54.8 percent),...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

For voters, Election Day presents a big test for Trumpism

There were first-time voters and straight-ticket voters and some who, this go-around, switched sides. They went to the polls considering the caravan of migrants trudging across Mexico, their health...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

In Yosemite, two deaths raise concerns about social media

From the Grand Canyon to the California coast, Meenakshi Moorthy and Vishnu Viswanath documented a life of travel and natural beauty in their adopted homeland for more than 10,000 Instagram...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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