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High school band performing with adult musicians

The Montezuma-Cortez High School Symphonic Winds will perform with local adult musicians in a week, and tickets are on sale. The “Voices of Winds” concert on Feb. 2 will feature the high school...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 hours 3 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mercy Regional Medical Center posts prices online

Mercy Regional Medical Center and all other hospitals across the nation were required to start posting prices for services online this month by a federal rule intended to improve transparency in...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man allegedly imprisons, assaults man with disability

A Dolores man has been charged with felony assault for allegedly punching a man with a mental disability in the face while imprisoning him in a Cortez trailer. Erik L. Genaw, 30, faces charges of...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

To prevent water contamination, Cortez pushing for full backflow compliance

Since 2005, Tony Hernandez has been hard at work on the Cortez backflow prevention program. By the end of this year, Hernandez, cross-connection administrator for the Cortez Public Works...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Chamber of Commerce honors Durango’s outstanding people, businesses

Joanne Spina, who capped a 30-year career in public service by leading La Plata County as manager during a time of declining revenue, was named Citizen of the Year on Thursday night at the Durango...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Polis wants to expand immigrant driver’s license program to Durango

Gov. Jared Polis has requested that lawmakers set aside more than $480,000 that would allow Durango driver’s license officials to offer licenses to undocumented immigrants, an expansion of a...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 hours 6 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

As beetle kill spreads, will the drive from Durango to Silverton resemble Wolf Creek Pass?

Beetle kill is spreading farther west into the San Juan Mountains and now dropping down into the corridor between Durango and Silverton, according to a new report from the Colorado State Forest...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango plans to add small spur to Animas River Trail

The city of Durango has been given a strip of property to build a small addition to the Animas River Trail behind Natural Grocers in the 1100 block of Camino del Rio. The addition is proposed to...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

UPDATE: Both drivers cited in U.S. 160/491 collision south of Cortez

Firewood was scattered across U.S. Highway 160/491 on Thursday morning after a Nissan Altima and red pickup truck collided. Colorado State Patrol Sgt. James Saunders said both southbound drivers...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 hours 4 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board finalizes salary range for superintendent

The Dolores school board decided on a salary range and benefits package for the new superintendent as it moves forward in its search process. After deliberating, the District RE-4A Board of...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snowslide hits Colorado 145 near Trout Lake amid ‘high’ avalanche warning’

The Colorado Department of Transportation is conducting avalanche mitigation today on Colorado Highway 145 from north of Rico to Ophir. The highway could have intermittent closures of 30 minutes or...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Comics survey

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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