Telluride Ski Resort plans to close April 7

The Telluride Ski Resort has announced an April 7 closing date, and Purgatory and Hesperus plan an extended season. “Despite an outstanding snow year, there is not sufficient skier volume to...

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Annual Dolores spring banquet is Saturday

Celebrate a snow-filled winter and warming weather at the annual Dolores Chamber Spring Banquet on Saturday, March 30. The locals’ favorite costume party kicks off at 6 p.m. at the Dolores...

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez, former police officer pay $100K in misconduct case

The city of Cortez and a former Cortez police officer agreed in January to pay a $100,000 settlement in a lawsuit filed a year after the officer pleaded guilty in a criminal misconduct case....

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico Democrat Tom Udall won’t seek Senate re-election

SANTA FE – New Mexico Senator Tom Udall announced Monday he will not seek re-election in 2020 in a move that opens up a secure Democratic seat to competition. The second-term senator and former...

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter math scores for Dolores students reveal mixed results

Winter math scores have been tallied and evaluated at Dolores elementary and secondary schools. During a recent board meeting for the Dolores School District RE-4A, the two school principals...

DATE: March 25, 2019 | UPDATED: 12 hours 6 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

New physical therapy clinic in Cortez

Last year, a new physical therapy clinic came to town on North Park Street. Doctors Michael Grajeda and Megan Flesch opened High Desert Physical Therapy in August as a private practice providing...

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plane lands at closed Dove Creek Airport

A pilot flying a small plane made an unexpected landing on a closed, muddy runway at the Dove Creek Airport Saturday afternoon. Nobody was injured, said airport manager Allan Anderson. The plane...

DATE: March 25, 2019 | UPDATED: 14 hours 27 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Horny’ box spreads sexual education across Fort Lewis College

Anonymous questions about everything from birth control to bondage can be slipped into Horny the Sex Box, a vessel set up to educate students at Fort Lewis College. Fort Lewis senior Matisse Monty...

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three local nonprofit organizations receive grants

The El Pomar Foundation’s trustees have approved the allocation of $22,500 to three nonprofit organizations in the Southwest region at the Foundation’s February trustees meeting. Through the...

DATE: March 24, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Health may improve as regional poverty rates fall

Child poverty rates are falling in the region, a positive sign for long-term public health, according to new health rankings. Social and economic factors, such as child poverty and educational...

DATE: March 24, 2019 | UPDATED: 16 hours 4 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. Jared Polis says funds identified for full-day kindergarten

State Rep. Barbara McLachlan predicted state funding for full-day kindergarten, one of her main legislative goals, will become a reality during the current session of the Colorado General Assembly....

DATE: March 24, 2019 | UPDATED: 16 hours 7 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango superintendent confronts controversies in student newspaper

In an interview with the El Diablo , the student-run newspaper at Durango High School, Superintendent Dan Snowberger repeated incorrect information and criticized The Durango Herald ’s...

DATE: March 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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