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Man stands trial for alleged sexual assault of 8-year-old girl

A Pagosa Springs man’s trial began this week after he was arrested in June 2018 for allegedly sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl in Bayfield. According to authorities, Rodney Keller, 53, was...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

A border wall for Colorado? Residents react to President Trump

The news came as a shock to residents in Southwest Colorado when President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he’s building a “beautiful” border wall in Colorado. Well, not really. During a speech at...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Health Alliance to see startup savings through new partnership

A cooperative forming to reduce health insurance costs in Southwest Colorado – Southwest Health Alliance – is teaming up with similar groups to drive down startup costs. The cooperative model was...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango skateboarder is 475 miles into fundraising trip to California

Rattlesnakes, cacti, blisters and beef jerky. Jeff “Hot Dog” Markman is 475 miles into his nearly 800-mile skateboarding trip to Southern California and days closer to sending skateboards to...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM announces adoptions of wild horses, but not enough to manage population

The Bureau of Land Management saw a record-breaking number of wild horse and burro adoptions this year, the agency announced last week, but it is not enough to manage the animals’ population...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Average Durango home price jumps in 3rd quarter

The average price for a single-family home in Durango rose to $604,210 in the third quarter of 2019, up from $492,392 in the same quarter of 2018. But the number is a bit deceiving, according to...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police searching for hit-and-run vehicle

Durango Police are asking for help locating a vehicle that was involved in a hit-and-run accident Tuesday in downtown Durango. Durango Police posted to social media that the hit-and-run occurred...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Meeting the needs of different generations is key to business success

IGNACIO – Your business – from leadership styles to marketing to hiring strategies – needs to be adaptive in today’s multi-generational customer base and workforce. Tim Kirkland, CEO of Renegade...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Bridge celebrates new facility

The Bridge’s new facility is now open and ready for use. The shelter has been a crucial part of the Cortez community for more than a decade, but the new site will allow it to not only shelter those...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Report: Former La Plata County priests among those guilty of abuse

Two Catholic priests who worked in Durango and Ignacio had histories of sexual abuse involving young boys that ran deeper than previously known publicly, according to a report released Wednesday...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores forum addresses school community concerns

The Dolores school board and staff held a special meeting Oct. 9 at the Dolores Community Center to allow residents to share concerns and ask Superintendent Lis Richard questions about the...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

County museum awarded $100,000 grant

An infusion of grant money brings the dream of the new Montezuma Heritage Museum in downtown Cortez closer to reality, but more fundraising is needed, officials say. This month, the museum remodel...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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