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Cowboy Half Marathon brings runners to Mancos

With the sun shining and a light breeze blowing, 168 runners set out Saturday from the Mancos Public Library to compete in the Cowboy Half Marathon 5K, and Fun Run. The annual fundraiser for the...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ketamine center aims to help those with depression, PTSD, chronic pain

People living with depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain have a new option for treatment in Durango, in the form of an old medication called ketamine. Dr. Dan Caplin opened...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest roads closed for Doe Canyon Fire in Southwest Colorado

The U.S. National Forest Service has barred anyone but firefighters from accessing dozens of miles of roads and trails in Dolores County near a 10-acre forest fire burning in Doe Canyon, according...

DATE: June 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rain doesn’t stop Durango Pride Parade

It’s almost perfect that the sky broke out in rain as the 10th annual pride parade started in Durango, said Jordan Anthony. It almost symbolizes the core principle of celebrating ourselves, he said...

DATE: June 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Girl seriously injured in U.S. 160 crash

One girl was seriously injured and three other people suffered minor injuries Saturday night when a van hit a tow truck on U.S. Highway 160 just west of Bayfield in front of Lon’s Automotive. Upper...

DATE: June 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

LGBTQ community struggles to find adequate health care

Gaps in health care remain a problem in communities across Colorado, according to One Colorado, an advocacy group for the LGBTQ community, which held an informational and educational session Sunday...

DATE: June 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Veterans enjoy day on the Animas River

About 150 veterans and family members enjoyed a sunny Sunday, rafting on the Animas River at Santa Rita Park for the second annual Veterans Float & Picnic. With the river flowing about 3,900 cubic...

DATE: June 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman killed in early-morning crash on U.S. Highway 160

Police have identified the victim of a car crash who died early Sunday in west Durango as Kaila Craig, 19, of Durango. Craig was driving east on U.S. Highway 160 near the Twin Buttes subdivision...

DATE: June 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed burn planned east of Dove Creek

The Dolores Ranger District is planning to burn 2,700 acres in the Lake Canyon area 10 miles east of Dove Creek in Dolores County. Operations are planned to begin Sunday and Monday; however,...

DATE: June 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Speedway gas convenience stores come to Southwest Colorado

Several former Conoco and Shell gas stations and Giant convenience stores in Southwest Colorado are now sporting Speedway signs. The new moniker comes as Marathon Petroleum Corp. , Speedway’s ...

DATE: June 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sewer line replacement work starting soon in Cortez

A six-month project to repair sanitation infrastructure on the north side of Cortez is scheduled to begin July 1. The Cortez Sanitation District contracted with Four Corners Materials for the...

DATE: June 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Yucca House National Monument moves closer to acquiring 160-acre parcel

WASHINGTON – Yucca House National Monument southwest of Cortez inched closer to growing six times larger this week after the deputy director of U.S. National Parks testified in the U.S. Senate in...

DATE: June 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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