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Highway worker hit by car suffered severe brain damage

A Colorado Department of Transportation worker who was struck by a vehicle last week west of Pagosa Springs suffered severe injuries to his legs and irreversible brain damage, according to a family...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos AgrAbility workshop helps farmers get a grip

At their annual workshop in Montezuma County on Thursday, members of the Colorado AgrAbility Project attempted to help local farmers with physical limitations get a better grip on their business....

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute police could cite non-Native American drivers under new traffic code

Proposed revisions to the Southern Ute Indian Tribe traffic code would allow the Southern Ute Police Department to issue civil citations to non-Native Americans traveling within the exterior...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal spending on rural health care is uncertain and rarely discussed

WASHINGTON – Representatives of Colorado’s rural health care providers met with their senators and representatives in Washington this week to garner support for the Save Rural Hospitals Act. The...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter weather advisory is in effect on Saturday

Drivers traveling in the high country this weekend should exercise caution as a winter storm moves into the region Saturday. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for the...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado lawmaker accuses state senator of harassment

DENVER – A Colorado Democratic state lawmaker says she was sexually harassed by Republican state Sen. Larry Crowder. Rep. Susan Lontine said she filed a confidential complaint against Crowder in...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Transgender Coloradans ask Legislature to amend birth certificates more easily

A bill that would make it easier for transgender Coloradans to amend the gender on a birth certificate cleared a Democrat-led House committee Thursday. House Bill 1046 heads next to the House...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: Miss Hozhoni Pageant name changes

The Miss Hozhoni Pageant, part of the annual monthlong Hozhoni Days that celebrates the variety of cultures at Fort Lewis College, is getting a slight name change, the college’s newspaper reports. ...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Major rural broadband bill clears Colorado Senate, heads to House

A bill that could put up to $100 million into financing rural broadband cleared the Senate on Thursday morning with changes its sponsors say will speed up the process. Senate Bill 2 would take...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

With budget agreement in place, Gardner looks to focus on immigration

WASHINGTON – The government shut down for five hours early Friday. Another failure by Congress to pass a temporary spending bill – the fifth since Sept. 30 – led to the second government shut down...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Housing Authority loses bid for grant to restore Calkins building

The Montezuma County Housing Authority’s application for a grant to restore the Calkins building was denied because of confusion about who owns the property, Linda Towle told city staff on...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News