Election

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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 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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LPEA election results to be announced at annual meeting

The results of the La Plata Electric Association director election will be announced at its annual meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 13, at Sky Ute Casino Resort, 14324 Highway 172, Ignacio. Jeff...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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La Plata County arm-wrestling champ announces his run for sheriff’s seat

La Plata County resident Charles Hamby has thrown his hat into the ring for sheriff, 18 months before the election. Hamby said if elected he would uphold the values of what it means to serve and...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Southern Ute tribal members to vote on settlement funds

IGNACIO – Southern Ute tribal members head to the polls Thursday to “approve” or “disapprove” the distribution of millions of dollars from a lawsuit settlement to tribal members. If voters approve...

DATE: May 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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La Plata Electric Association vote supports more renewable energy

The La Plata Electric Association board voted unanimously this week to pursue increasing the cap on the amount of renewable energy it can purchase. The board asked staff to negotiate with LPEA’s...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango mayor selected, new candidates sworn in

Newly elected Durango City officials took their oaths of office Tuesday in City Hall. Councilors Sweetie Marbury and Dick White said emotional farewells to former mayor Christina Rinderle and...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Energy sources, costs at issue in LPEA board election

Six candidates are vying for three seats in this year’s election to the board of directors for La Plata Electric Association, which provides electricity to residents and businesses in Archuleta and...

DATE: April 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Youssef, Brookie, Bettin win seats on City Council

Melissa Youssef, Dean Brookie and Chris Bettin won seats Tuesday on Durango City Council, according to election results released just after 10 p.m. Youssef led the five candidates with 3,565 votes....

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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City of Durango to continue fluoridation program

The city of Durango will continue to fluoridate its water, with final election results showing the ordinance that aimed to stop the program failed overwhelmingly. Election totals showed about 1,735...

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Election Day: Only hours left to deliver ballots, vote

It’s Election Day in the city of Durango. Ballots are due to the City Clerk’s office by 7 p.m., which is open to accept ballots or in-person voting 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. The office is in City...

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ballots due by Tuesday in Durango city election

Durango city residents who haven’t turned in election ballots should drop them off at a designated location rather than mail them to ensure they arrive on time and get counted, according to the...

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Pro-fluoride group outpaces foes in fundraising

The passionate campaigns around fluoride in city water have sparked big spending. Durango voters are being asked April 4 to decide whether to remove fluoride from the city’s drinking water....

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News