property tax

Walmart sues 32 Colorado counties in attempt to shrink tax bills

Walmart has sued just about every county in Colorado where the corporate giant has a store location, an aggressive legal tactic many big-box retailers are taking in an attempt to shrink their...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County voter turnout spiked Tuesday

Tax increases, sports betting and school board races spurred far more La Plata County residents to cast ballots in this year’s election than in 2017 – the last comparable election, said Clerk and...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pine River Library District pops Champagne to celebrate tax increase

Voters showed strong support for the Pine River Library District’s proposed mill levy increase, according to unofficial results from Tuesday’s election. Among district voters, 59% voted for ballot...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County voter turnout low ahead of Election Day

In the final hours before Election Day, some La Plata County campaigns are sprinting to turn out the vote and others are counting on a culmination of their efforts to pay off. La Plata County...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

When seconds count, Durango firefighters hit the brass pole

In the race to douse a blaze or save a patient’s life, firefighters at Station No. 3 in north Durango have a new tool – a brass fire pole. The $18,000 pole is the first in town and was installed...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Los Pinos fire district approaches financial cliff

In early September, Los Pinos Fire Protection District saved a burning house with just four crew members. They had no relief crew at the scene – no secondary crew to answer other calls in the area....

DATE: Nov. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan County, N.M., property tax bills delayed

AZTEC – Property tax bills for 2019 are delayed across San Juan County and other parts of New Mexico as a result of questions on the upcoming Nov. 5 ballot, the San Juan County Executive Office...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Business Improvement District working on expansion

Durango’s Business Improvement District, a property-taxing district, is working to expand its boundaries along north Main Avenue to increase its revenue and the services it could offer businesses...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Proposition CC asks voters to give up tax refunds for education, transportation

Statewide ballot question Proposition CC could send millions of dollars in additional funding to K-12 schools, higher education and transportation, but it is unknown how much money could reach La...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters will be asked to create, fund Southwest La Plata Library District

Southwest La Plata County voters will be asked in November to create and fund a library district to save two rural libraries. La Plata County commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to place a...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters will be asked to create property tax for libraries

Voters in southwest La Plata County will be asked in November to save the libraries in the Sunnyside and Fort Lewis Mesa elementary schools by implementing a new property tax. Petitioners submitted...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas Mosquito Control District to ask for property tax increase

The Animas Mosquito Control District says more funds are needed to battle the blood-sucking, disease-carrying, picnic-ruining pests. The special district plans to ask residents to increase...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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