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Emergency life flights rise in Colorado with thrill-seekers

COLORADO SPRINGS – A woman’s 83-foot jump off of Guffey Gorge in Florissant this summer, which ended in a painful belly flop, is a perfect example of why Colorado Springs’ air ambulance services...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

DeGette says ex-congressman Filner tried to kiss her

DENVER – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette alleges that former California congressman Bob Filner tried to kiss her in an elevator while they served in Congress together. The Colorado Democrat told MSNBC’s...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Study: Most student loan fraud claims involve for-profits

WASHINGTON – Students who attended for-profit colleges filed more than 98 percent of the requests for student loan forgiveness alleging fraud by their schools, according to an analysis of...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos prepares for ‘old-fashioned Christmas’

Mancos will celebrate this Christmas with two weeks of events in the Creative District, starting Dec. 1. The festivities will begin with the Rudolph Run race and end with a baking workshop at Zuma...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tomorrow: The Turkey Trot and Community Dinner

The 14th annual Turkey Trot, a race held to benefit the For Pets Sake humane society, will be held in Cortez on Thursday. Registration starts at 9 a.m. in Parque De Vida, and the 1-kilometer race...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | UPDATED: 27 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Driver arrested after brief police pursuit in Cortez

A man was arrested outside the Ute Coffee Shop in Cortez after a brief chase with police down North Broadway on Wednesday morning. According to an incident report, patrol officer Brandon Gunderson...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Death of cyclist in Dolores under investigation

The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a Mancos cyclist who apparently crashed his mountain bike in Dolores on Tuesday afternoon. Emergency personnel were called to the...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 hours 45 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Man investigated for vulgar letter is found dead from self-inflicted wound

A 62-year-old Durango man who was under investigation for leaving a vulgar letter on the windshield of a car parked at the Durango Community Recreation Center was found dead from a self-inflicted...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | UPDATED: 7 hours 11 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

UPDATE: Two men in fatal crash off County Road G are ID’d

One person was killed and another injured in a single-vehicle crash in Cortez Tuesday morning. Capt. Adrian Driscoll, of the Colorado State Patrol Troop 5A, said the crash occurred at 7:47 a.m. on...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | UPDATED: 9 hours 49 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

County faces $1 million budget deficit, cutbacks

In the face of a $1 million budget deficit for 2018, Montezuma County has implemented a hiring freeze and will not give raises. In addition, the county commission voted 3-0 to reverse their earlier...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Cortez unveils new recycling rules

Several months after announcing planned changes to the city’s recycling program, Cortez has put out a list of new regulations. Recycling coordinator Colby Earley told the Cortez City Countil during...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

October test shows no mussels at McPhee; recreation impacted

A coalition of local government agencies that formed to prevent an invasive mussel contamination at McPhee Reservoir can claim victory in its first year. A test in October showed no sign of the...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News