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Without books, kids use movement to interpret stories

FARMINGTON – As a group of kids settled in for storytime at the Farmington Public Library , there was something noticeably missing: a book. Instead, there was a lady dressed in colorful clothes...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s Maxim hopeful comes up short in modeling competition

Amanda Cristine Guffey, Durango’s aspiring Maxim Magazine cover girl, narrowly missed moving forward in the magazine’s national modeling competition. Guffey, daughter of the family for which Lemon...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County man arrested for allegedly exposing himself to Mercy nurse

A 54-year-old La Plata County man was arrested Friday after allegedly exposing himself to a nurse at Mercy Regional Medical Center. According to an arrest affidavit filed by the Durango Police...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coors to close Denver office

In the face of consistently declining sales, Molson Coors Brewing, among Colorado’s most iconic businesses, plans a major shakeup, moving its headquarters out of the state. “Our business is at an...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County counting votes; late surge expected

Voters will decide on local and state issues and choose school board members Tuesday in Montezuma County. With ballot issue 4A, Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 is seeking a property tax...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Man goes to court in Cortez-area shooting

A 29-year-old man has been arrested and faces charges of attempted murder, after a gunshot fired early Friday morning sent Nicholas Posey to the hospital, according to the Montezuma County...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire destroys mobile home south of Dolores

A mobile home south of Dolores was destroyed in a fire shortly before 5 p.m. Monday. The owner, Josh Archuleta, said his wife, Heather, and the couple’s five children were home and escaped...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire erupts at furniture store in downtown Cortez

Crates and old furniture broke out in flames shortly after 7 p.m. Monday at Town and Country Furnishings, 38 N. Linden St. in Cortez. The fire was limited to crates and old furniture on the back...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Texas folk band returns to Dolores

The Deer, a transcendental Texas folk band, will play the Dolores River Brewery, Sunday, Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. The band won the 2018 Austin Music Award for Best Performing Folk Band and received a...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bennet staff plans listening session in Dove Creek

The Journal U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., invites residents of Dolores County to meet with a member of his Colorado staff from noon to 3 p.m. Monday at Dolores County Public Service Center,...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mistrial declared in child sex assault case

A mistrial was declared Thursday in the trial of a Pagosa Springs man suspected of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl last year in Bayfield. The trial for Rodney Keller, 53, began last week. ...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

BCI names new head of advertising, marketing services

Jamie Opalenik, who has worked with Ballantine Communications for three years, has been named director of multimedia sales with Ballantine Communications Inc., overseeing advertising and marketing...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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