Pedestrian killed on U.S. Highway 550 is identified

Authorities have identified the pedestrian hit and killed by a car Thursday night on U.S. Highway 550 north of Durango as a 37-year-old woman from New Mexico. The crash was reported around 8:15...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will candidates for U.S. Congress meet in a debate?

With less than two months before the election, candidates for U.S. House of Representatives Diane Mitsch Bush and Lauren Boebert do not have a debate scheduled. The La Plata County League of Women...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Black Lives Matter shrine in Durango can stay with a permit

The city of Durango is allowing free speech installation permits in parks, a victory for those who created the Black Lives Matter memorial – and those who might oppose them. Community members...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pandemic afflicts impoverished areas of New Mexico

SANTA FE – A top state health official warned Wednesday that COVID-19 infections are far more prevalent in low-income areas of the New Mexico, potentially straining Medicaid health care. Human...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Bayfield brewery has liquor license suspended for violation

The state of Colorado ordered Bottom Shelf Brewery in Bayfield to close for 10 days after an investigation linked a liquor violation at the brewery to a fatal car crash in January. The Colorado...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four Corners Motorcycle Rally cancels most downtown Durango events

The Four Corners Motorcycle Rally has canceled nearly all events scheduled to take place in downtown Durango after concerns were raised by some members of the public about the potential spread of...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pedestrian killed on Hwy. 550 north of Durango

A car hit and killed a pedestrian Thursday night on U.S. Highway 550, north of Durango. Colorado State Patrol Master Trooper Gary Cutler said the crash was reported around 8:15 p.m. at about...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

13-year-old boy crashes pickup truck, requires airlift to Mercy

A 13-year-old boy required an emergency airlift to Mercy Regional Medical Center after crashing a pickup truck near Hesperus. Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian Driscoll said authorities received a...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe student gives powerful argument for school on reservation

A Fort Lewis College student from Towaoc gave a heartfelt explanation of the need for a charter school on the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe reservation during a virtual community meeting with tribal...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Walk to end Alzheimer’s disease will be Sept. 19

The Walk to End Alzheimer’s event will take place Sept 19 in Southwest Colorado, but the format will be different because of the coronavirus pandemic. Instead of hosting a large gathering, the...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. Polis to choose new judge for Dolores County

Gov. Jared Polis will choose a county judge for Dolores County. Current Judge E. Dale Boyd is retiring after serving since 2005. A nominating commission for the 22nd Judicial District has selected...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield woman recounts little-known stories about World War II anniversary

Bayfield resident Erika Svor grew up hearing World War II stories. Her father, Tony, fought in the last official battle of the war then flew documents halfway around the world to the U.S....

DATE: Sept. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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