Election

Mancos school district prepares for construction after election win

After winning support for a bond measure that will secure almost $5 million in funding, the Mancos School District is preparing for a major school renovation project. Bond Measure 3A, which passed...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez considers cuts after school tax fails

Voters rejected the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District’s request to raise property taxes on Tuesday night, and the district quickly warned that budget cuts were likely. In other county...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters reject Montezuma-Cortez schools’ tax

Voters rejected the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District’s request to raise property taxes on Tuesday night. Voters easily approved the Mancos district’s bond. According to unofficial results,...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez district releases plan for tax spending

Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 Superintendent Lori Haukeness on Friday outlined plans for new buses, improved technology and increased salaries and benefits as Tuesday’s vote on the proposed mill levy...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

About 27 percent of Mancos voters mail in ballots

Many voters in the Mancos school district have gotten an early start on voting ahead of Tuesday’s mail-in election. Montezuma County Clerk Kim Percell said 648 Mancos voters had mailed in ballots...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Q-and-A: Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 District School Board candidates

In the Nov. 7 election, challengers seek to unseat two current members of the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District Board of Education. Tiffany Cheney is challenging Brian Balfour to represent...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

DeAnne House wins seat on Ute Mountain council

DeAnne House was re-elected to the Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Council during an election on Friday in Towaoc. House earned 113 votes out of 415 cast. She came out ahead of challengers Selwyn...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Confidentiality requests increase after call for voter info

DENVER – Enrollment in Colorado’s confidential voter program has nearly tripled in La Plata County since Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced Colorado would provide some publicly available...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Secretary of State Williams holding off on providing voter information

The Electronic Privacy Information Center alerted secretaries of state on Monday that it filed a complaint seeking a temporary restraining order over the Presidential Advisory Commission on...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Johnston offers centric solutions in race for governor

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Johnston offered state-centric solutions to questions about water rights, health care, education funding and renewable energy during campaign stops Monday in...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Republican candidate for governor visits Cortez

Republican George Brauchler, a district attorney and military man, is running for Colorado governor. He visited Cortez on Monday to pitch his experience and plans to the Montezuma County...

DATE: July 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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