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D&SNG rolls again after suspending service for 41 days

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge sent two trains and 750 passengers to Silverton on Thursday, 41 days after being shut down for the 416 Fire and extreme fire conditions. “It’s exciting to see...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prosecutors hint at motive in Mark Redwine homicide case

Prosecutors believe they have a motive in the murder case against Mark Redwine, who is accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, in November 2012. According to court documents, the prosecution...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Afternoon rains seem monsoonal, but are they?

Afternoon storms are expected through the remainder of this week in a weather pattern that resembles the monsoons, but it is not the monsoons, according to the National Weather Service. There is a...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation urges expansion of radiation exposure law

SHIPROCK – From the end of World War II to the mid-1980s, about 30 million tons of uranium ore were extracted from lands belonging to the nation’s largest American Indian reservation. Today, across...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman faces 18 charges in Cortez horse neglect case

Animal cruelty charges have been filed against Daisy Stenzel for allegedly neglecting 18 horses on County Road N, prompting a seizure by the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office in April. This week,...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Winds knock down trees, knock out power in Dolores

High winds Saturday evening knocked down power lines in Dolores, leaving 1,400 people without electricity for up to three hours. Gusts reaching 50 mph ripped off branches and knocked down trees...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Lopez-Whiteskunk joins Montezuma-Cortez school board; Balfour resigns

On Tuesday, the Montezuma-Cortez RE-1 school board said farewell to one director and welcomed another. In a brief morning meeting, the board voted to accept the resignation of District A Director...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Colorado offers $5,000 reward for information on slain mountain goats

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking for the public’s help in collecting information related to two mountain goats that were shot and found dead on July 3, about 2.8 miles up the Quandary Peak...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Truck driver hauling sludge for EPA cited with careless driving

A truck driver who crashed into Cement Creek while contracted by the Environmental Protection Agency to haul sludge from the Gold King Mine was cited Monday with careless driving. Colorado State...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The River bar and grill caters to locals

All fun flows to The River Bar and Grill, a rejuvenated sports bar, restaurant and honky-tonk on the shores of the Dolores River. General manager Debbie Valerio is on a mission to create the best...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos artist lives and works in quirky roadside museum

It’s hard to miss the crowd of colorful wooden statues decorating the south side of U.S. Highway 160 just outside Mancos, although their creator says drivers rarely stop to investigate. Dave Sipe,...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Days aims to bring ‘a little piece of heaven’ to town

The annual Mancos Days festival, a three-day town get-together that typically draws guests and vendors from all over the Four Corners, will get underway on July 27. This will be the recently formed...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News