Voter outreach will extend to La Plata County Jail, with COVID precautions

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has upended most facets of daily life, voting at the La Plata County Jail this November is expected to go on as usual. Erin Hutchins, La Plata County’s election...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 24 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Independent La Plata County commission candidates make November ballot

It’s official: La Plata County’s two independent candidates for county commissioner are on the November ballot. As part of Colorado law, independent candidates must collect the number of signatures...

DATE: July 30, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Independent La Plata County commission candidates turn in signatures

Two independent candidates running for a seat on the La Plata County commission this November handed in signatures Thursday in an attempt to qualify to appear on the ballot. As part of Colorado...

DATE: July 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Primary ballots arrive in La Plata County mailboxes

Registered voters in La Plata County should have received mail-in ballots for the upcoming June 30 primary election. Tiffany Parker, La Plata County Clerk & Recorder, said ballots were mailed...

DATE: June 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Despite pandemic, La Plata County commissioner candidates raise, spend thousands

With restrictions related to the novel coronavirus outbreak aimed at reducing crowds, candidates for La Plata County commissioner are increasingly spending their campaign funds on social media...

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

County commissioner candidates hold ‘historic’ drive-up canvassing event

Charly Minkler and Jack Turner, two independent candidates for the La Plata County Board of Commissioners, partnered to hold their first drive-up petition-gathering event – a new form of canvassing...

DATE: June 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Independent commission: Hickenlooper violated state’s gift ban

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper violated the state’s constitutional gift ban by accepting private flights aboard company jets owned by his friends and during an overseas trip, an ethics...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper held in contempt by ethics commission after snubbing subpoena

DENVER – Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper was held in contempt Thursday after he failed to honor a subpoena to testify at an ethics hearing about whether he accepted improper gifts while in...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper says he ‘tripped’ on Black Lives Matter question

By John Frank The Colorado Sun John Hickenlooper, the national Democratic favorite in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race, is backtracking from a statement he made about Black Lives Matter during a...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

What you need to know about voting in the June 30 primary

Voters in La Plata County will get their primary election ballots in the mail by June 12 and should complete and mail them by June 22 to make sure they are counted for the June 30 primary election....

DATE: June 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Independent candidates for La Plata County commissioner to hold drive-thru events

Independent candidates running for La Plata County commissioner seats will hold several events in the coming weeks to gather enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot. In the upcoming...

DATE: May 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you dropped off your LPEA ballot? Voters have until 4 p.m. today

La Plata Electric Association customers have until 4 p.m. today to drop off ballots in the annual board of director’s election. Six people are vying for three open spots on the board. The...

DATE: May 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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