Election

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Durango voters to decide fluoride-in-water question

The community will decide whether Durango’s water should continue to be fluoridated in an April election. The Durango City Council unanimously voted to place the question on the ballot following...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New Colorado rules raise cost of primary elections in La Plata County

The next primary election could cost La Plata County as much as 33 percent more than in 2016 because of two state rules approved by Colorado voters last fall. Both measures include unaffiliated...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New Ute Mountain Ute chairman looks to tribe’s future

TOWAOC – Harold Cuthair, the newly elected chairman for Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, is a popular guy. On a bench outside his office door, tribal members line up to speak about their concerns on a...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Former businesswoman announces bid for City Council

Melissa Youssef announced Wednesday she’s running for a Durango City Council seat, and she promised to invest in Durango’s infrastructure, provide transparent fiscal oversight and work with the...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Four La Plata County officials take oath of office

Four La Plata County officials took the oath of office on Tuesday morning, including two county commissioners, the county surveyor and the district attorney for the 6th Judicial District. District...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Anti-Trump effort sparks drama in Capitol

DENVER – An effort to block Republican President-elect Donald Trump led to a rowdy Electoral College vote Monday in Colorado, where left-leaning activists thronged a public foyer and shouted at...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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GOP electors cite rural voice in Electoral College

ATLANTA – As members of the Electoral College prepare to choose Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, some Republican electors say they are defending rural and small-town America...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Judge orders Colorado electors to vote for Hillary Clinton

DENVER – Colorado’s nine electors must vote for Hillary Clinton because she won the state’s popular vote, a judge ruled Tuesday, effectively stopping the state’s electors from joining a long-shot...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Judge: Electors must vote for statewide winner

DENVER – A federal judge dealt a severe setback Monday to a longshot plan to deny Donald Trump the presidency through the Electoral College, refusing to suspend a Colorado law requiring the state’s...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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McConnell: Senate to probe Russian meddling ‘Any foreign breach of our cybersecurity measures is disturbing’

NEW YORK – The top Senate Republican said Monday that Congress will investigate a CIA assessment that Russia interfered in the November election on behalf of Donald Trump, an intelligence...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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November election results certified

DENVER – Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams has certified the results of the 2016 general election after the deadline passed for people to request a recount from the state. The results...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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D.C. protesters want Trump to acknowledge concerns

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Only days after a long election season concluded, thousands have taken to the streets in President-elect Donald Trump’s future city of residence to voice their anger and fear...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News