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City closes in on new city manager hire

Cortez City Council plans to narrow its list of candidates for the city manager position to 10 next week. City Manager John Dougherty announced his resignation earlier this year, agreeing to stay...

DATE: April 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man to face seven counts of attempted murder in Durango shooting

A district court judge on Wednesday found probable cause to try Michael Quirova on seven counts of attempted murder for firing at least seven gunshots into the 8th Avenue Tavern on Jan. 29,...

DATE: April 7, 2021 | UPDATED: 4 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

One dead, one injured in shooting at Santa Fe train station

SANTA FE – Authorities in New Mexico have launched a search for a person or people responsible for a fatal shooting that killed a man and injured another at a Santa Fe commuter train station this...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College requires students to get COVID-19 vaccination for fall semester

Fort Lewis College is among the first colleges or universities in the nation to require students to have the COVID-19 vaccination for the fall semester, a move quickly followed by several other...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

New executive director aims to help rebuild Cortez chamber

The Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce’s new executive director will look to hit the ground running in order to stabilize and rebuild an organization designed to be a crucial liaison for the local...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Resurrection Fest celebrates Easter in Durango

Members of several area churches came together over the weekend in downtown Durango for a parade and lunch as part of Resurrection Fest, a three-day celebration of Easter. The festival was...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildfire risk significant for Southwest Colorado

Wildfire risk for Southwest Colorado is predicted to be above normal starting in April, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. “The Southwest is forecast to have above normal...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four Corners Home and Garden Show returns to fairgrounds Friday

Organizers estimate that more than 2,500 people will turn out for this year’s Four Corners Home and Garden show at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. The show is a venue for businesses to promote...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chair of Colorado redistricting commission ousted over social media posts

Danny Moore was removed Monday from his role as the chair of Colorado’s newly formed Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission following scrutiny of social media posts where he touted...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde National Park designated as Dark Sky park

Mesa Verde National Park is known for preserving ancient cultural sites, and now it will protect the nighttime view of the stars above as well. This year, Mesa Verde was designated the 100th...

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Authorities seek help finding La Plata County man missing for two months

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating an 18-year-old La Plata County man who has been missing for two months. Luke Starling walked away from the back deck of his home on Panorama...

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal judge ends Colorado’s plan to kill hundreds of mountain lions

A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that federal dollars cannot be used to fund a Colorado Parks and Wildlife plan to kill hundreds of mountain lions in the Upper Arkansas River Valley as part of...

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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