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One in, two out for commissioner

HUERFANO-  Gardnerian Ken McArthur, chief of the Upper Huerfano Fire Protection District, has announced he is seeking the County Commissioner seat for District 1.  McArthur will be running as an independent against Roger Cain, a Republican, and Charlie Montoya, a Democrat.

    Maurice Heikes of La Veta, challenging Scott King for the Democratic ticket for District 2, is withdrawing, after not all of the signatures were approved on his petition to get on the ballot.

    Yolanda Swatko-O’Brien of La Veta, who was running as a Democrat against Scott King for the District 2 seat, said she is dropping her bid.