Regional elections

Don Coram re-elected as state representative for House District 58

Republican Don Coram will be serving another term as state representative for House District 58 after Tuesday’s election. During his first term, the Montrose resident supported funding for...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

County re-elects commissioners Ertel, Suckla and DA Furse

Montezuma County candidates Keenan Ertel, Larry Don Suckla and Will Furse were re-elected Tuesday night after running unopposed for commissioner and district attorney positions. Ertel and Suckla...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Redistricting reform effort underway in Colorado

DENVER – An effort is underway to present Colorado voters with a ballot question that would reform the state’s congressional redistricting process. Critics of the proposed initiative worry that it...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sunnyside urges stakeholders to take $10 million on the table

Sunnyside Gold Corp. has sent a letter that stirs up an elephant-in-the-room quandary for those invested in the health of the Animas River: take $10 million now for water treatment in the Upper...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

HealthOP sues to continue service

DENVER – Officials with Colorado’s health-insurance cooperative filed a lawsuit Monday against state regulators in an effort to continue providing coverage to nearly 83,000 members. The lawsuit...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Single-payer backers go for ballot measure in Colorado

DENVER – Proponents of a single-payer health-care ballot initiative in Colorado are preparing to submit signatures on Friday. ColoradoCare backers say they have more than the necessary 98,492...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Colorado voters reluctant to register with a party

DENVER – New voters continue to lean unaffiliated in Colorado, according to voter-registration data over the last month. It is unclear how that information might impact Democrats competing for the...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Is a fracking ballot question coming?

DENVER – Critics of hydraulic fracturing on Wednesday told state oil and gas regulators that a statewide ballot initiative may be necessary because proposed rules around local control fall short....

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Clement Frost returns as Southern Ute chairman

A familiar face has returned as chairman of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, and he is joined by two new younger members on the Tribal Council. Clement Frost was sworn in Monday as tribal chairman....

DATE: Dec. 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Udall, Gardner push TV access

The issue of bringing Denver TV stations to Southwest Colorado viewers is getting a lot of attention in this election year. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., introduced legislation Wednesday to bring...

DATE: May 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos residents go to caucuses

Republicans and Democrats from Mancos, designated as Precinct 11, gathered in caucus meetings for the first step in the mid-term election process March 4. Both groups elected delegates to the...

DATE: March 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

School-finance measure less lucrative for rich districts

Editor’s note: Now through the Nov. 5 election, the Journal is examining common claims made in ballot campaigns. Campaign: Amendment 66, an income-tax increase for public schools. Claim: Amendment...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News