Gardner proposes tax-free payment option for student debt

Sen. Cory Gardner hopes to pass an act he introduced last month that would allow employers to make tax-free contributions to their employees’ student-loan debts. Gardner said employers would be...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Polis registers domain name for president, says he’s not running

Don’t believe what you read on the Internet. That’s the message out of the gubernatorial campaign for Jared Polis, after Colorado Politics asked Thursday morning why one of his companies, Jovian...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Denver news comes to Southwest Colorado via city of Durango station

The city of Durango has found a way to broadcast Denver’s KUSA 9News on its public television station in response to residents clamoring for Colorado news. The city is broadcasting 9News 8½ hours...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

2018 Montezuma County election results

Here is how Montezuma County voted. By law, amendments require a supermajority of 55 percent to pass. Winners of each election are in bold. Federal offices Representative to the 116th U.S. Congress...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winners and losers in Colorado’s 2018 election

Elections are decisions, and Colorado voters clearly favored some over others this year. Here’s Colorado Politics’ take on who came out on top in the Colorado midterms: Winners Democrats The blue...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Recycling program likely will lead to higher trash bills

Local waste haulers told the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners and the landfill manager that a recycling program and steep increase in disposal fees will be a challenge for their businesses....

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

What the Democratic ‘blue wave’ on Election Night in Colorado means for education

Colorado voters on Tuesday elected a governor who ran on bold education promises but rejected a tax increase that would have made it easier to pay for them. They also gave control of the state...

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

Backers of Amendment 73 look to the future as voters reject school funding

With Colorado’s third attempt to raise taxes for education going down to defeat, backers of Amendment 73 looked to the future Tuesday. Lisa Weil of Great Education Colorado said that the...

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

Candelaria wins tight race for Montezuma County commissioner

Republican Jim Candelaria, a local hemp promoter, builder and retired firefighter, has been elected to the Montezuma County commission. During Tuesday’s election, Candelaria earned 4,754 votes over...

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

Dolores County elects new public officials

In Dolores County, local races were contested for sheriff, clerk and recorder, and coroner. Unaffiliated Don Wilson won a close race for sheriff, earning 636 votes (55 percent) compared with...

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

Montezuma County joins state voters in rejecting Amendment 73

Colorado voters rejected a ballot initiative Tuesday that would have funded an increase in K-12 education spending through tax hikes for high-income state residents and corporations. Final vote...

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

Democrats win attorney general, secretary of state and treasurer races

Appearing to fall in line with Colorado’s gubernatorial race, Democratic candidates led Republican candidates for secretary of state, attorney general and state treasurer, though by narrow margins,...

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

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