Local elections

$66,500 campaign fine waived for La Plata County treasurer

The state of Colorado has waived a $66,500 fine against La Plata County Treasurer Allison Aichele for failing to properly disclose contributions to her 2014 campaign. The Secretary of State’s...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Unaffiliated voters boost turnout in Tuesday’s primary

Unaffiliated voters who participated in Tuesday’s primary election helped to increase voter turnout by nearly 10 percent since the last non-presidential primary four years ago, said La Plata County...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County treasurer faces $66,500 fine for late financial disclosures

La Plata County Treasurer Allison Aichele faces a $66,500 fine from the state of Colorado for failing to properly file financial disclosures that date back to her 2014 campaign. The Secretary of...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Primary elections will be held Tuesday

The only contested primary race in La Plata County is for the Democratic candidate for treasurer, but contested races at the state level are expected to draw voters to the ballot on Tuesday. Voters...

DATE: June 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County Clerk’s Office says thank U to firefighters

Unaffiliated voters can cast ballots for the first time this year in the primary election, and to help educate voters about the new rule, the Secretary of State’s Office has launched a...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Treasurer candidate says negative campaign balance issue fixed

La Plata County Treasurer Allison Aichele’s negative campaign balance of more than $23,000 was the result of a filing error she made on money used to self-fund her campaign in 2014 that has since...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Many La Plata County positions uncontested in primary

Some parts of this year’s primary ballot for La Plata County voters will feel less like a multiple-choice test and more like an exercise in filling in oval circles. That’s because ballots for both...

DATE: June 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrats square off for La Plata County treasurer in primary

Two Democrats are vying for La Plata County treasurer – the only locally contested race in the June primary election. The candidates are incumbent Allison Aichele and Tim Walsworth, who is director...

DATE: June 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado voters to pick gubernatorial candidates

DENVER – Colorado voters will choose would-be successors to Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper, who is limited after two terms, in the June 26 primary election. It’s the first primary in which...

DATE: June 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

La Plata County treasurer candidates sound off in only contested race

La Plata County Treasurer Allison Aichele rebuffed criticisms about her leadership by Democratic challenger Tim Walsworth during a candidate forum Thursday night. The two Democratic candidates are...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County candidates file financial reports

The first major financial filing for candidates in the upcoming November elections paints a different picture across the three major races for a La Plata County commissioner, sheriff and treasurer....

DATE: June 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrats vying for county treasurer to debate Thursday

A debate between the two Democratic candidates for La Plata County treasurer – incumbent Allison Aichele and Tim Walsworth – will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Extension Building at...

DATE: June 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News