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Wolfwood Refuge provides education and second chances

Rambling up the bumpy dirt road, the brown and tan pickup pulled to a stop outside the pens. Volunteers gathered around the bed of the truck as one poured dog food into orange 5-gallon buckets to...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prosecutors will retry Pagosa Springs man accused of child sex assault

Prosecutors will retry a Pagosa Springs man who is accused of sexually assaulting a child last year in Bayfield after jurors last week could not come to a unanimous decision about guilt or...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Letters sent to Durango residents warning of potential radioactive waste

Residents who potentially have radioactive waste on their property may receive a letter from the state health department in the coming days, alerting them of the possible contamination and health...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Volunteers aim to ban single-use plastic bags in Durango

A new volunteer group says banning single-use plastic bags in Durango would reduce local waste that contributes to a massive global plastic pollution problem. The group plans to lobby Durango City...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Historic energy law reexamined in N.M. Legislature

FARMINGTON – Leading New Mexico legislators reaffirmed support of a historic energy law while denouncing state utility regulators for slowing the process and challenging their authority on...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

In Colorado, 24 high-hazard dams are seen as problematic

Two dozen aging dams in Colorado were in unsatisfactory condition and are located in places where their failure would likely kill at least one person, according to an Associated Press investigation...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 3 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Early season snowfall boosts snowpack across the Rockies

DENVER – The early season snowstorms that hit the Rocky Mountain region this fall have boosted snowpack levels between two and three times the average. A U.S. Department of Agriculture report shows...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trooper Tips: Pass vehicles safely, avoid a costly penalty

One of the things about living in rural parts of Colorado means often having to travel on two-lane roads. Where it is sometimes a lot more pleasant than driving on a big highway, it can have its...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Film probes history of Native Americans in the U.S. military

ALBUQUERQUE – Before Chuck Boers joined the U.S. Army, the Lipan Apache member was given his family’s eagle feathers. The feathers had been carried by his great-great-great-grandfather on his rifle...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire-ravaged forests get help from pine cone collectors

ALONG THE BURNT MESA TRAIL, N.M. – With snow ready to fall, the scramble was on to collect as many ponderosa pine cones as possible. A crew outfitted with spurs, ropes and hard hats scaled hefty...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Veterans Day parade set to start at 1 p.m. Monday

The Journal Participants in the annual Montezuma County Veterans Day parade will begin lining up noon Monday at North Elm Street and Montezuma Avenue for a scheduled start at 1 p.m. Marchers will...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County veterans center saves 15 lives in first year

The Veterans Outreach Center of La Plata County, which opened last year to help address the physical and mental health needs of those who have served, has stabilized 15 veterans who were...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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