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Axis Health System vaccinates 240 people Saturday at clinic in Cortez

Cortez Integrated Healthcare inoculated 240 people age 70 or older Saturday with the Moderna coronavirus vaccine. Recipients of the vaccine fell under the state’s Phase 1B designation for the...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2021 | UPDATED: 3 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado governor releases final plan to reduce emissions by 90%

The state released its final version of the highly touted “Greenhouse Gas Pollution Reduction Roadmap” Thursday, claiming it lays down the path and the timing of specific rules and legislation to...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado sues BLM over Western Slope management plan

Gov. Jared Polis didn’t like the Bureau of Land Management’s long-range management plan for the Uncompahgre Plateau, saying the expansion of oil drilling in the region did not jibe with state laws...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado governor says ‘we were lied to’ about vaccine plan

Gov. Jared Polis on Friday said he was “shocked” to learn that Colorado will be receiving far fewer doses of coronavirus vaccine next week than anticipated after the Trump administration’s promise...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Increased recreation amid virus takes environmental toll

COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) – Scott Fitzwilliams was supposed to be off work. But as supervisor of America’s most trafficked national forest, “you’re never off work,” he said. So there he was Fourth of...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police dismayed after protesters show up at health director’s home

A line has been crossed, local law enforcement says, after nearly 20 people gathered outside the private home of San Juan Basin Public Health Executive Director Liane Jollon to protest public...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez City Hall closure extended to Jan. 25

The City of Cortez is closing City Hall until Jan. 25 to ensure that staff and community members are protected against the spread of the coronavirus. City Hall previously planned to reopen for...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | UPDATED: 4 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos awards second round of CARES Act funding

The town of Mancos has now awarded nearly $75,000 to local businesses in federal coronavirus relief funding during two grant cycles. The second round of grants, which were distributed by the end of...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | UPDATED: 4 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores passes $2 million budget, reports tax revenue increase

The Dolores Town Board approved a $2.04 million budget for 2021 that funds a variety of services and includes a major solar project, infrastructure upgrades and recreation amenities. The budget is...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | UPDATED: 4 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildfires produced up to half of pollution in West, study says

BILLINGS, Mont. – Wildfire smoke accounted for up to half of all health-damaging small particle air pollution in the western U.S. in recent years as warming temperatures fueled more destructive...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Living

Los Pinos fire district settles wrongful termination lawsuit

Former Deputy Chief Kevin Ratzmann sued the Los Pinos Fire Protection District alleging eight counts, including wrongful termination and retaliation, in June. Six months later, the Ignacio-based...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | UPDATED: 47 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado sending at least 200 National Guard to Washington

DENVER – Colorado is sending at least 200 members of its National Guard to Washington to help provide security for next week’s presidential inauguration. Gov. Jared Polis said Thursday that he was...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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