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Off-road vehicle rolls north of Silverton, sending six to hospital

An off-highway vehicle that rolled 100 yards down a steep embankment Wednesday north of Silverton resulted in one child having to be taken by helicopter to Mercy Regional Medical Center. DeAnne...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College ranks among top 10 for diversity

Durango Herald Staff Writer U.S. News & World Report ranks Fort Lewis College ninth for campus diversity among liberal arts colleges in its 2021 Best Colleges rankings. The top three liberal arts...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tribes’ ancestral remains return home to American Southwest

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Tribal leaders have reburied the remains of their ancestors that were taken more than a century ago from what’s now a national park in Colorado. A Swedish researcher unearthed...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Car ends up in West Fork of Dolores River near Dunton

The Dolores County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash Wednesday evening after an SUV ended up in the West Fork of the Dolores River. According to the Colorado State Patrol Trooper Gary Cutler,...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango officials identify driver in Main Avenue bump-out crash

A suspected drunken driver careened through a “bump-out” Wednesday night on Main Avenue in Durango, sending four people to the hospital, according to the Durango Police Department. The crash...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez sales tax revenue higher than anticipated

Sales tax revenue in Cortez is higher than the city initially projected given the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the finance director warned the City Council Tuesday evening that...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County tells Durango to find a homeless camp solution ‘lickety-split’

The future of the homeless camp at Purple Cliffs did not get much clearer Wednesday after a joint meeting between Durango city councilors and La Plata County commissioners. La Plata County...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Slowly, seniors return to exercise classes in Bayfield

Laughter and music echoed through an otherwise empty space at Bayfield’s senior center Wednesday as three women did strength exercises – rare sights and sounds since the center closed in March...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington thrift store supports relocation of wolf-dog rescue to larger parcel

Carol Sanchez has big plans for her 4 Corners Wolf Dog Rescue Sanctuary. She recently purchased 80 acres of land near Cuba, New Mexico, where she plans to move 16 wolf-dog hybrids she is tending on...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College surprised by low COVID-19 cases

Fort Lewis College had given 2,683 COVID-19 tests as of Wednesday, with 17 confirmed cases – all of which were reported during move-in week, when students were required to be tested. As of...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico winds down Trump’s $300 unemployment supplement

SANTA FE – New Mexico labor officials said Wednesday a $300 weekly federal supplement to unemployment benefits expired Sept. 5 as payments continue for backdated claims. The Department of Workforce...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Las Cruces Public Schools to continue fall semester remotely

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Las Cruces Public Schools board members unanimously voted Tuesday to remain online for the remainder of the fall semester in December or longer depending on health guidelines....

DATE: Sept. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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