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Southwest Health offers coronavirus antibody testing

Southwest Health System is offering antibody testing to determine whether a person has had COVID-19. The testing is available to anyone and begins July 8. Testing locations are at the main...

DATE: July 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Discovery of Fenn’s treasure leaves questions unanswered

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Forrest Fenn’s hidden treasure may have been discovered in early June, but that hasn’t stopped fortune hunters from speculating about where it was hidden. When Fenn, a former...

DATE: July 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Indian Tribe drafts plan to reopen

Southern Ute tribal members could see some coronavirus-related restrictions lifted – as long as outbreak data clearly shows it is safe. The Southern Ute Indian Tribe has maintained its stay-at-home...

DATE: July 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bear burned in East Canyon Fire to be released in coming weeks

A young bear rescued after suffering burns in the East Canyon Fire last month has shown strong signs of recovery and is expected to be released in the coming weeks, according to Colorado Parks and...

DATE: July 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Country rocker, part-time Durango-area resident Charlie Daniels dies at 83

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Country music singer and part-time La Plata County resident Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at age 83. A statement from his publicist...

DATE: July 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man revived, airlifted after heart attack on Telluride gondola

A man was revived Saturday after suffering a heart attack on the Telluride Ski Resort gondola, and a woman was rescued after being bucked off a horse on a mountain trail. The 65-year-old man from...

DATE: July 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Justices rule states can bind presidential electors’ votes

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that states can require presidential electors to back their states’ popular vote winner in the Electoral College. The ruling, just under...

DATE: July 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cox Canyon fire near New Mexico line at 130 acres

The Cox Canyon fire burning near the Colorado-New Mexico line north of Aztec was about 130 acres in size as of Sunday morning, according to the San Juan County Fire Department. The blaze started...

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation reports 71 more COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation health officials have reported 71 additional cases of COVID-19 and two more known deaths. A total of 7,804 people on the vast reservation that spans parts of...

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Report: New Mexico’s suicide rate is highest in the nation

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s suicide rate reportedly is the highest in the nation. The Albuquerque Journal reported Sunday that New Mexico had 535 suicides in 2018, the most recent year for which...

DATE: July 5, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dove Creek and Cortez celebrate Fourth of July

Concerns about the pandemic shut down most Fourth of July activities, but a few went on with prevention measures. Dove Creek hosted a parade and fireworks display. Along the parade route,...

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

FBI, family seek clues about woman who went missing 18 years ago

FARMINGTON – Laverda Sorrell was dropped off at the Window Rock School District No. 8 at 11:30 p.m. July 4, 2002. It was the last she was seen by anyone. Sorrell, who worked at the school district...

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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