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Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Southwest Colorado, with 13 in La Plata County

La Plata County’s number of positive coronavirus cases continues to rise. On Friday, San Juan Basin Public Health reported La Plata County’s confirmed cases jumped from four to 13. In Archuleta...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Transit won’t stop rolling, and sanitizing, during COVID-19 outbreak

The statewide stay-at-home order that took effect Thursday in Colorado says people can use public transit to travel to necessary activities. As of Friday, Durango Transit continued to operate,...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two deaths involving illness are not coronavirus-related, La Plata County coroner rules

Two La Plata County residents who died earlier this month and were tested for the coronavirus did not have the disease, Coroner Jann Smith said. A man in his mid-40s and a woman in her late 30s,...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Southeast Utah reports first case of coronavirus, restricts nonresidents

San Juan County, Utah, on Friday implemented restrictions on all nonresident camping and nonessential leisurely travel to limit the spread of the coronavirus. The order came after the county Utah...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Order to shelter in place makes ‘ghost town’ of Telluride

A late-winter squall dumps a foot of fresh powder on the Telluride ski area just in time for spring break tourists. Ski and snowboard gear and clothing adorn shop windows. Bicycles are parked on...

DATE: March 26, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 20 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Schools offer free food to students through closures

Montezuma County schools might be closed, but the food line is open. Dolores, Mancos and Montezuma-Cortez school districts are offering free lunches and breakfasts to students 18 and younger, in...

DATE: March 26, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

17-mile Paths to Mesa Verde awarded final planning

The Paths to Mesa Verde trail project has been awarded $652,000 in grants for final planning and engineering. The 17-mile hiking and biking trail would connect Mancos and Cortez with Mesa Verde...

DATE: March 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Tribal Council restricts access, issues stay-at-home order

The Southern Ute Tribal Council issued a stay-at-home order and closed to visitors Wednesday, exempting only essential travel and work. As a sovereign nation, the tribe does not fall under...

DATE: March 26, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield declares state of emergency in response to COVID-19

The town of Bayfield declared a state of emergency Tuesday in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bayfield followed emergency declarations from Colorado, La Plata County, Durango and Ignacio, making...

DATE: March 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snowboarder triggers avalanche, suffers serious injuries

A snowboarder in his 30s was seriously injured after triggering an avalanche in the backcountry of the San Juan Mountains, requiring more than three dozen emergency personnel to be pulled away from...

DATE: March 26, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Health department reports first confirmed COVID-19 case in Archuleta County

San Juan Basin Public Health reported the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Archuleta County on Thursday. The test result came from an adult resident of the county. The health department declined...

DATE: March 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Critical blood shortage arises amid COVID-19 concerns

FARMINGTON – As the coronavirus spreads and people follow social-distancing protocols from public health experts, an unexpected side effect is a decrease in blood donations across the country,...

DATE: March 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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