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Remembering the fallen: Memorial Day activities in Durango

The Durango Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and Allison-Tiffany Cemetery will hold Memorial Day activities Monday: 10 a.m.: Vietnam War service, Iris Park, 1234 Camino del Rio, in Durango. 11 a.m.:...

DATE: May 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Historic business signs buck a politically correct world

In a battle of societal forces with homage to the past duking it out with adaption to en vogue politically correct aesthetics, honoring the past appears the hands-down victor – at least as far as...

DATE: May 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three boats with mussels found trying to enter Navajo State Park

Three boats carrying invasive mussels were found trying to get onto Navajo Lake in the past month, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. “Colorado is surrounded by states where waters are...

DATE: May 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Health issues rise amid oil, gas boom in New Mexico

When Dee George was about 7 years old, his family moved to the outskirts of Carlsbad, New Mexico, where they bought an acre of land, set up a mobile home and planted mulberry trees. They had a...

DATE: May 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Monopolies drive health care costs in Southwest Colorado

A slew of new state legislation could help lower health care costs in Southwest Colorado, where hospital monopolies are associated with high insurance prices. A recent report by Colorado Health...

DATE: May 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Memorial Day rain expected in Southwest Colorado

Southwest Colorado’s wet spring should continue, with a rainy Memorial Day expected. Also, June, typically the region’s driest month, will likely to see more rain than normal. Kris Sanders,...

DATE: May 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores grads celebrate commencement and a new chapter

Despite some last-minute weather obstacles, Dolores High School’s 100th graduating class celebrated commencement at a Saturday morning ceremony. Graduation was scheduled for the high school’s main...

DATE: May 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Great Dane fatally shot by neighbor in Bayfield

A Bayfield man fatally shot a family’s Great Dane with an air-powered pellet gun last week as two young girls played nearby, law enforcement said. Bayfield Marshal Joseph McIntyre cited Wesley...

DATE: May 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Authorities raid 247 homes growing black market pot

DENVER – Authorities said Friday they raided hundreds of black market marijuana operations in Colorado that flouted the state’s cannabis law by growing tens of thousands of plants in Denver-area...

DATE: May 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos graduates look to the future

The graduating Class of 2019 for Mancos High School showed off their caring and ambitious character during a lively ceremony Friday evening. As the ceremony began, 23 seniors cheered each other on...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

WWII Code Talker, longtime N.M. lawmaker dies at 94

SANTA FE – John Pinto, a Navajo Code Talker in World War II who became one of the nation’s longest serving Native American elected officials as a New Mexico state senator, has died. He was 94....

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Douglas Bruce, author of TABOR spending bill, is convicted

COLORADO SPRINGS – A former Colorado lawmaker and anti-tax advocate has been convicted of five municipal citations in Pennsylvania for a building that city officials say is dilapidated. The Gazette...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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