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Navajo Nation company buys partial ownership in Four Corners Power Plant

FARMINGTON – Navajo Transitional Energy Company has acquired a 7 percent ownership interest in units 4 and 5 of the Four Corners Power Plant. NTEC purchased the partial ownership from an affiliate...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Truck hauling Gold King Mine sludge crashes into Cement Creek

A truck hauling sludge from the Environmental Protection Agency’s water-treatment plant for the Gold King Mine went off the road Monday and crashed into Cement Creek. Colorado State Patrol Capt....

DATE: July 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Motorcyclists damage alpine tundra north of Silverton

Another instance of people illegally driving off-road in alpine tundra outside Silverton has put the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office on the search for three suspects. Sheriff Bruce Conrad said...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

New University of Wyoming slogan draws criticism

LARAMIE, Wyo. – Some are raising objections to a planned marketing campaign for the University of Wyoming, calling the slogan sexist, racist and counterproductive to the university’s recruiting...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Report: UNM ranks No. 1 in nation’s schools for vehicle thefts

ALBUQUERQUE – The University of New Mexico reportedly ranks among the top schools in the country for vehicle thefts. The Albuquerque Journal reports UNM had 140 stolen vehicles or attempted vehicle...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man gets 32 years for fatal strangling in southern Colorado

PUEBLO – A Colorado man who strangled another man to death has been sentenced to 32 years in prison. The Pueblo Chieftain reports 39-year-old Michael Mills was sentenced Friday for the December...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Santa Fe National Forest’s closure order to be lifted Monday

ALBUQUERQUE – The Santa Fe National Forest is expected to lift the closure order and stage 2 fire restrictions on Monday. The forest entered full closure on June 1 for public safety and forest...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Residents call for additional testing at proposed homeless camp

The city of Durango may test for radon at a proposed homeless camp, but residents and the state health department say the test will not answer all the questions about radioactive materials on the...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

3 suspected of starting Colorado wildfire with campfire

Three people have been arrested for allegedly starting a Colorado wildfire by leaving an unauthorized campfire unattended. The Teller County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that 23-year-old David...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nearly 7,000 unaffiliated Colorado voters’ ballots rejected

DENVER – Nearly 7,000 unaffiliated voters in this year’s primary elections in Colorado had their ballots rejected because they did not follow the rules. Of the 293,153 unaffiliated voters who...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Red Mountain Pass reopens after rock slides

Red Mountain Pass reopened late Monday afternoon, a day after a rock slide buried U.S. Highway 550 in up to 10 feet of rock and mud. The Colorado Department of Transportation closed the highway...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flood risk around Durango could extend through next week

Intense thunderstorms could bring large debris flows down streams on the southern end of the 416 Fire burn scar into neighborhoods, La Plata County officials told a crowd Saturday evening at Miller...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News