Election

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Voter confidentiality requests in La Plata County nearly triple since July 1

DENVER – Enrollment in Colorado’s confidential voter program has nearly tripled in La Plata County since Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced Colorado would provide some publicly available...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Secretary of State Williams holding off on providing voter information

The Electronic Privacy Information Center alerted secretaries of state on Monday that it filed a complaint seeking a temporary restraining order over the Presidential Advisory Commission on...

DATE: July 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Proposal to change precinct boundaries unveiled

La Plata County will redistrict its county commissioner and precinct boundaries after two precincts had too many voters. Precinct 26, north of Bayfield, and precinct 30, which surrounds the Fort...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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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