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Pelosi names Coloradan to Trump impeachment team

WASHINGTON – In a dramatic procession across the U.S. Capitol, House Democrats carried the formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate late Wednesday, setting the...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Should ending homelessness be a local and federal effort?

Banks need to invest in their local communities to effectively increase affordable housing, Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, said this week at a U.S. House of Representatives committee hearing. The...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

New deputy in Mancos Marshal’s Office

The Mancos Marshal’s Office is now staffed by five officials, with the fifth and final deputy sworn in last week. Angelita Topaha was sworn in at the Mancos Town Board meeting Jan. 8. She...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Colorado tourism rebounds, but not for everyone

A wet winter in 2019 helped pack slopes at Purgatory Resort and made rapids busy on the Animas River, but Durango’s recovery from the 416 Fire hasn’t been uniform. “We did rebound from ’18. ......

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Colorado Canyons hires new director

A local archaeologist and educator has been named executive director of Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance. Shaine Gans will lead the nonprofit, which focuses on environmental work, education and...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

River Permit Party is Jan. 24 in Dolores

The seventh annual River Permit Party and auction is Jan. 24 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Dolores Community Center. The event is a fundraiser for the Dolores River Boating Advocates . There will be a...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman unhurt after wandering off County Road P

Bev Muir is safe and sound after wandering off Montezuma County Road P and rolling her small SUV shortly after noon on Tuesday, but she hopes her inattention and bad luck prompts pavement fixes....

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jeep, personal belongings stolen outside Burger Boy

An 18-year-old who was living in his Jeep in Cortez is seeking help after his vehicle and all his belongings were stolen last week. According to the vehicle’s owner, Ryker Lancaster-Milligan, the...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain lion, too close for comfort, captured and sent to rehab

A 6-month-old mountain lion getting a little too close for comfort to homes and people around Vallecito was captured last weekend and sent to a rehabilitation center after wildlife officers...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango to hire new auditing firm to help resolve budget problems

Durango plans to hire a new auditing firm to scrutinize city spending, adding to a growing list of remedies sought to understand and resolve what appears to be a host of accounting irregularities....

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pickup truck, car collide on Colorado 145 in Dolores

Rescue crews responded to a two-vehicle crash about 6 p.m. Monday in Dolores. A westbound pickup truck on Colorado Highway 145 collided with a Saturn sedan that was attempting to take a left onto...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Most Colorado student teachers aren’t paid. Will lawmakers ease burden?

At one point during the four-and-a-half years Jen Tarwater studied to become a teacher and completed two minors, she juggled four jobs – among them, serving as a student employee at her school’s...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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