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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

Forest Lakes subdivision gears up for a competitive election

After a tumultuous year, Forest Lakes Metropolitan District residents are ready for the upcoming elections: 10 people are on the ballot vying for three open seats on the board of directors – an...

DATE: April 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Restaurant owner gets top line on Republican primary ballot

The challenger to U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton is touting winning the top spot on the ballot for the June 30 Republican primary as proof voters are looking for new energy and a fresh face in Congress....

DATE: April 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Incumbents sweep Ignacio Town Board elections

Ignacio residents re-elected three incumbents to the Town Board on Tuesday, according to official election results. Mayor Pro Tem Alison deKay received 116 votes; Trustee Edward Box III earned 105;...

DATE: April 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Clock ticking for citizen ballot measures, but campaigns paused for coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic is making it harder for candidates and initiatives to qualify for the ballot in Colorado, and leading to concerns about disenfranchisement. The governor’s stay-at-home and...

DATE: April 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield, Ignacio prepare for elections with social distancing in mind

Ignacio and Bayfield plan drive-up voting procedures for municipal elections, which will be held Tuesday, but neither town knows what to expect from voter turnout because of the coronavirus...

DATE: April 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Los Pinos postpones May vote to increase mill levy

The Los Pinos Fire Protection District board of directors unanimously voted Thursday to postpone the district’s tax increase effort because of the COVID-19 outbreak. The fire district board decided...

DATE: March 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Candidates for La Plata Electric Association board of directors election announced

The ballot has been set for La Plata Electric Association’s 2020 board of directors election with a deadline for voting set for May 15 and mail-in ballots slated to go out April 16. LPEA’s...

DATE: March 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ballots coming out for Cortez council election

Ballots for the crowded City Council election will be mailed this week, giving Cortez residents about three weeks to make their decision. Fourteen candidates are vying for five seats on the council...

DATE: March 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Forest Lakes Metro District focuses on upgrading policies, systems

When the new Forest Lakes Metro District office staff arrived in November, they faced outdated phones and slow internet. Board bylaws were unorganized and projects slow-moving. Even the office...

DATE: March 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield trustee candidates prioritize recreation economy

Bayfield Board of Trustees candidates emphasized the local economy, recreation and activities for children in the weeks leading up to the April 7 municipal elections. Residents who live within town...

DATE: March 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Los Pinos Fire places a tax increase measure on May 5 ballot

Residents of the Los Pinos Fire Protection District will face a tax increase ballot question May 5, in which voters must decide whether to increase their own property taxes to support the district....

DATE: March 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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