Election

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Davis resigns as Montezuma County assessor

Montezuma County Assessor Scott Davis has resigned. In a June 14 resignation letter to county commissioners, Davis stated that he was unable to serve because of health reasons and a mistake that he...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New Colorado law has unaffiliated voters concerned over privacy

DENVER – A pair of organizations which represent independent voters that sought a veto of a bill designed to codify Propositions 107 and 108, which were approved by voters in November, say they’re...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Southwest Colorado panel seeks to increase recycling as trash piles up

As Southwest Colorado’s population grows, the amount of trash generated could increase by 130 percent in the next nine years, a recent audit of area counties found. Across the five-county region,...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Hillary Clinton fades among Colorado voters

DENVER – Republicans are gaining on expected Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton in Colorado, according to an early poll released Thursday. Quinnipiac University found that the...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Election shows internet a priority in Montezuma County

Montezuma County voters overall agreed in the Nov. 8 election that local control of improved internet services is a priority. The county opted out of a restrictive state telecommunication law by a...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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How did Montezuma County's precincts vote?

Republican President-elect Donald Trump won all but one of Montezuma County’s 11 precincts on Tuesday, claiming 60 percent of the total vote to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s 30 percent.In...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New state rules raise cost of primary elections

The next primary election could cost La Plata County as much as 33 percent more than in 2016 because of two state rules approved by Colorado voters last fall. Both measures include unaffiliated...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ute Mountain Ute chairman looks to tribe’s future

TOWAOC – Harold Cuthair, the newly elected chairman for Ute Mountain Ute tribe, is a popular guy.On a bench outside his office door, tribal members line up to speak about their concerns on a...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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How an 'awakened giant' shook up Election Day

Add this to the list of stunning upsets in this year’s election: President-elect Donald Trump, who ran a campaign fixated on an anti-immigrant platform, captured more of the Latino vote than Mitt...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Election roundup: What happened in the West?

Big-ticket issues — from marijuana legalization to healthcare, carbon taxes to minimum wage — and key House and Senate races took center stage on Western state ballots this election. The region...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Gov. Hickenlooper calls for unity in wake of election

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper is calling for unity after a divisive election in which he described Republican Donald Trump as a “narcissistic fraud.” His comments Thursday came just hours before...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Dolores County elects new commissioners

Dolores County elected two new commissioners, opted out of SB152, retained the county judge, and passed an ambulance district mill levy.Republican Steve Garchar won the District 2 commissioner...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News