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Montezuma County declares March 20 as Cattlemen’s Day

Responding to Colorado Gov. Jared Polis’ proclamation of MeatOut Day on March 20, the Montezuma County Board of County Commissioners passed a resolution proclaiming it Cattlemen’s Day. “The...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT triggers avalanches on Colorado 145 by remote control

A loud bang reverberates in the Dolores Valley north of Rico, and a white plume erupts from a steep gully high above Colorado Highway 145. In seconds, a wave of snow hits the closed highway, then...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | UPDATED: 18 hours 29 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Autopsy confirms identity, cause of death for woman who drove off Wolf Creek Pass

The remains of a woman found dead last week off Wolf Creek Pass have officially been identified as belonging to a 49-year-old Texas woman who had been missing for nearly two months. The Colorado...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 hours 12 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-La Plata County Airport adds daily flights to Salt Lake City

A year-round, daily, nonstop flight to Salt Lake City will begin flying out of Durango’s airport on May 12. The flight to Salt Lake City International Airport will be offered by Delta Connection...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | UPDATED: 1 minute ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Paraglider sails above Smelter Mountain

DATE: March 2, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 hours 12 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. John Hickenlooper to lead two Senate subcommittees

U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper announced Tuesday he will serve as chairman of the Senate HELP Committee Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety. The Senate Committee on Health, Education,...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

COVID-19 variants reported in La Plata, Archuleta counties

Variant strains of the coronavirus have arrived in Archuleta and La Plata counties, according to San Juan Basin Public Health. The health department confirmed two cases of the variant first...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School secures funding for new school

Animas High School has secured the funding to build a new school on the campus of Fort Lewis College thanks to a $1.8 million donation from a local family. The charter school will receive $2.5...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Group signals more protests in Durango over health orders

Protesters seek to clarify the rules of engagement for picketing outside the home of a public health director in Southwest Colorado, and in doing so, also signaled they plan further demonstrations....

DATE: March 2, 2021 | UPDATED: 20 hours 13 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildlife panel says to take it slow on Colorado wolf reintroduction

DENVER – Some wildlife advocates are urging Colorado officials to streamline planning for reintroducing the gray wolf, arguing the launch of an overly bureaucratic process will frustrate the intent...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | UPDATED: 20 hours 6 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos to hold community meeting about replacing 1912 bridge

The town of Mancos will be holding a community meeting March 9 to discuss and answer questions about the project to replace its historic Main Street Bridge . The bridge, built in 1912, has...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | UPDATED: 20 hours 35 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Programs encourage Navajo youths to ride bikes

Youth cycling programs that serve the Navajo Nation were featured during the Navajo Trails and Outdoor Recreation Conference held online Feb. 16-17. In December, Gallup-based Silver Stallion...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | UPDATED: 19 hours 28 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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