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Third judge tapped to oversee retrial in 2012 murder case

State judicial officials appointed a retired District Court judge from Denver to oversee a La Plata County murder trial – a case that went to trial in 2014 but was reversed late last year after an...

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Students learn to find secrets hidden in human bones

Elementary school students studied the “bones” of Wild West outlaws for clues about age, gender, height and, ultimately, the identity of the “deceased,” just as professionals would. The bones –...

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Climber rescued after falling northeast of Durango

A climber was rescued Monday evening after falling near the northwest boundary of Taylor Ranch, a subdivision about 5 miles northeast of Durango. The woman had to be lifted 230 feet after injuring...

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New wind farm to operate in southeastern New Mexico by 2020

CARLSBAD, N.M. – A new wind power generating farm is coming to southeastern New Mexico, bringing turbines and transmission lines. San Diego-based EDF Renewables recently announced that construction...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Toddler falls into roasting pan in Yellow Jacket

A toddler who suffered severe burns after falling into a electric roaster at a residence in Yellow Jacket is recovering at an Idaho burn center. Her mother, Samantha Camp, said her family was on...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service puts vacant land in Animas Valley out for bid

Let the bidding begin on an estimated 20 acres of prime undeveloped U.S. Forest Service land in the Animas Valley. A few years ago, the Forest Service announced its intent to sell the mostly...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grant helps teachers take students on outdoor field trips

Teachers in Durango now have an opportunity to apply for a grant to help take their students outside on science-based field trips. Great Outdoors Colorado, a state group that invests a portion of...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

High-speed internet finally arrives to village north of Purgatory Resort

The arrival of high-speed internet has been less than speedy for some residents in Southwest Colorado, including a small village near the La Plata-San Juan county line. But residents and businesses...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gail’s Garden: The secrets of watering for success

It’s the time in the growing season when that spectacular hanging basket you got for Mother’s Day or the bedding plants you put in a few weeks ago begin to look a little weary. Watering problems...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The West’s worst fires aren’t burning in forests

Between the town of Elko, Nevada, and the Idaho border stretches some of the most remote land in the Lower 48, rolling hills and arid basins as far as the eye can see. Last July, this section of...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Paddleboard yoga offered in Dolores

Stand-up paddleboard yoga has arrived in Dolores. Wild Roots Yoga and Bodywork offers classes in a secluded, shallow cove of McPhee Reservoir on Tuesday’s at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday’s at 11 a.m. Meet...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Doe Canyon Fire grows to 210 acres in Southwest Colorado

The Doe Canyon Fire southeast of Dove Creek has more than doubled in size since the weekend, but it continues to burn at low intensity. By Tuesday, the fire had scorched 210 acres in the San Juan...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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