August 21, 2019

Finalists Selected to Fill Judgeship on Mineral County Court

The Twelfth Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated three candidates for a Mineral County Court judgeship created by the retirement of the Honorable F. Stannard Lentz on January 8, 2013.

The nominees for the bench are Ruth Acheson of unincorporated Mineral County, and Phillip Nicholson and Larry Woods, who are both from Creede. All were selected by the commission on August 13, 2012.

Under the Colorado Constitution, Governor Hickenlooper has until August 29 to appoint one of the nominees as County Court Judge for Mineral County.

Comments regarding any of the nominees may be sent via e-mail to the governor at

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  1. […] Thursday, August 30, 2012, Governor John Hickenlooper appointed Ruth Acheson to serve as a county court judge in the Twelfth Judicial District, which serves Mineral County. Acheson will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the […]

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