Potential candidates express interest in Durango City Council election

Three of five seats are up for grabs during the April 6 Durango City Council election, and already new candidates are signing up to compete. Councilors Dean Brookie, Chris Bettin and Melissa...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chaos, violence, mockery as pro-Trump mob occupies Congress

WASHINGTON — “Where are they?” a Trump supporter demanded in a crowd of dozens roaming the halls of the Capitol, bearing Trump flags and pounding on doors. They — lawmakers, staff members and more...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Gun sales up, but do we need more gun ranges in Southwest Colorado?

Residents in Southwest Colorado are buying guns in record numbers this year, but finding places to train and practice shooting are in short supply. Jane Gustafson, co-owner of Good for the Woods,...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Indian Tribe to hold run-off elections

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe will hold a run-off election to decide final candidates for three Tribal Council positions: chairman and two council seats. The date for the run-off election has not...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marsha Porter-Norton wins seat for La Plata County commissioner

Democratic candidate Marsha Porter-Norton has officially won the seat for La Plata County commissioner for District 2. La Plata County Clerk and Recorder Tiffany Parker called the election Friday...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marsha Porter-Norton increases lead for La Plata County commissioner seat

An updated count Monday on the election for La Plata County commissioner for District 2 shows a modest increase in the lead for Democratic candidate Marsha Porter-Norton, but the race remains too...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Democrats hold majorities; GOP blunts a second blue wave

Democratic state lawmakers boosted their majority in the state Senate by one seat and maintained their strong numbers in the House after balloting ended Tuesday. But new House leadership, 16 new...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Does Cory Gardner have a future in politics?

What’s next for Cory Gardner? That’s the big question on Colorado Republicans’ minds a day after Gardner was decisively knocked out of his U.S. Senate seat by Democrat John Hickenlooper. At only...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

It’s official: Voters decide to reintroduce wolves in Colorado

Unleash the hounds. Proposition 114 was decided Thursday as votes from heavily populated Front Range counties pushed the wolf reintroduction plan to victory. The measure, which tasks Colorado...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

What’s next in La Plata County commissioner race that is too close to call?

Election season is going to extend just a little longer for the two candidates running for La Plata County commissioner in District 2, which has pit longtime locals Marsha Porter-Norton and Jack...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marsha Porter-Norton, Jack Turner race too close to call

It’s going to take at least a week to call a winner in the race for La Plata County commissioner in District 2, which has pit two longtime locals, Marsha Porter-Norton and Jack Turner, against each...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Matt Salka takes race for La Plata County’s District 3

Matt Salka, the former mayor of Bayfield, pulled ahead of local rancher Charly Minkler to win the race for District 3 on the La Plata County Board of County Commissioners. An update at 9:45 p.m....

DATE: Nov. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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