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House approves marijuana banking bill

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House passed the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act this week to protect marijuana business from unfair banking practices, receiving praise from Colorado lawmakers. The...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local couple collecting donations for asylum-seekers along U.S.-Mexico border

An Aztec-area couple is gathering donations of warm clothes, blankets and basic toiletries for refugees along the U.S.-Mexico border. Susan Workman and Jim Gage will make their third trip to Las...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County tests camera-equipped radar trailers

Camera-equipped radar speed trailers in La Plata County could haunt a driver’s record rather than just flash a reminder to “slow down.” La Plata County Sheriff Sean Smith said his office is testing...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado company faces fines for construction site violations

A Colorado-based construction company likely faces fines for serious violations at a work site near Bayfield, according to state officials. “This is a serious offense,” said Kelly Morgan, an...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

National political commentator, blind adventurer to speak in Durango

David Brooks, a New York Times columnist, political commentator and best-selling author, and Erik Weihenmayer, adventurer, athlete, author and the first blind person to summit Mount Everest, will...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

United Airlines adds winter Saturday flight from Durango to Houston

United Airlines will add a winter nonstop flight on Saturdays between Durango and George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. The service will run from Jan. 11, 2020, to March 28, 2020, said...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. appeals court to decide fight over jaguar habitat

ALBUQUERQUE — It will be up to a federal appeals court to decide whether tens of thousands of acres in New Mexico should be reserved as critical habitat for the endangered jaguar. The 10th U.S....

DATE: Sept. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mother of Aztec High shooting victim files lawsuit

The mother of a victim in the 2017 Aztec High School shooting has sued the school district and superintendent over sexual abuse accusations. Jamie Lattin, mother of the 17-year-old Casey Marquez,...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Proposition CC asks voters to give up tax refunds for education, transportation

Statewide ballot question Proposition CC could send millions of dollars in additional funding to K-12 schools, higher education and transportation, but it is unknown how much money could reach La...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ceremony will honor Mesa Verde’s early boosters

The Colorado General Federation of Women’s Clubs is celebrating their 125th anniversary by honoring early members who played a key role in the establishment of Mesa Verde National Park in 1906. On...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico professor traces chocolate’s ancient path

ALBUQUERQUE – Life without chocolate? Never. Not even 1,000 years ago at Chaco Canyon. A world heritage site, the massive stone structures left by Chaco’s early inhabitants have fueled scientific...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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