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County budget hearing to be held Wednesday

La Plata County commissioners will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2015 budget at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The meeting will be held in the commissioner’s meeting room at the La Plata County...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Property-tax revenue plummets

There is good news and bad news about La Plata County finances in the annual State of the County report, read Tuesday by Commission Chairwoman Julie Westendorff. Overall county revenue has declined...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Looking at the big picture

Mark Twain said history doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme. Twain’s insight seemed appropriate Tuesday in La Plata County Court, where Animas High School students relitigated Korematsu v. the...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

County restores funding for full-time school deputy

La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday kicked in money from reserves to hire a deputy sheriff for courthouse security.The action allows the Sheriff’s Office school-resource officer to return...

DATE: April 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

New local courthouse security measures to begin Monday

La Plata County has issued a final reminder that new courthouse security measures will go into effect Monday.From then on, access to the entire courthouse, 1060 East Second Ave., will be restricted...

DATE: March 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

All rise: Courtroom plan on docket

La Plata County next week is expected to formalize its proposal to lease a portion of its courthouse on East Second Avenue to accommodate a federal courtroom and associated services.The Board of...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

District court asks for feedback

People who have dealt with the 6th Judicial District Court can offer feedback on their experiences in an anonymous survey Wednesday at the La Plata County Courthouse.Attorneys, former jurors,...

DATE: July 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

County orders expansion plans

With no discussion, La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday voted to spend $38,500 on design plans at the courthouse to accommodate a federal courtroom and related offices.The contract was awarded...

DATE: June 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sarah Law named 6th Judicial magistrate

Former 6th Judicial District Attorney Sarah Law has been appointed to serve as a part-time magistrate in La Plata County.Law, 47, will oversee juvenile, eviction, small-claims and domestic-violence...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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