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High speed car chase ends Saturday south of Hesperus

A high-speed car chase that reached speeds of 95 miles per hour ended Saturday night after the driver ran off the road about 8 miles south of Hesperus. According to Colorado State Patrol Cpt....

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores holds annual Christmas Bazaar

This was Ruby Gonzales’ 26th year organizing the annual Dolores Christmas Bazaar, an annual arts and crafts show that draws participants from as far away as Monticello and Telluride. The proceeds...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | UPDATED: 5 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

‘It is about participation, not perfection’

The Cortez community will come together for the annual Messiah Sing-in on Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. at Cortez Methodist Church. The program aims to make this famous choral work accessible to everyone...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boutique Air moves toward two-engine planes in Cortez

One year after introducing a line of one-engine aircraft to the Cortez Municipal Airport, Boutique Air has increased its use of two-engine airplanes. When Boutique first started flying out of the...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nine-time felon sentenced to 24 years in prison

A Durango man found guilty of two counts of first-degree criminal trespass and attempt to commit aggravated motor vehicle theft was sentenced Friday in District Court to 24 years in prison. Louie...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Readers weigh in on possible name change for Fort Lewis College

We asked readers to weigh in on a possible name change being considered by Fort Lewis College, and of the 308 responses, participants were closely split between sticking with the status quo or...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photographer Eric Mindling to show documentary at Sunflower

“Living Threads: A Portrait of Cultural Diversity, Roots and Belonging Told through Cloth,” will premiere at the Sunflower Theatre on Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m. The doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 in...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Professor Andrew Gulliford seeks to recover legal costs from Fort Lewis College

Andrew Gulliford, professor of history and environmental studies at Fort Lewis College, has requested the school’s Board of Trustees reimburse him for $37,000 in legal fees he incurred fighting...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Valley Chorus returns for another season

The Mancos Valley Chorus’ December season kicks off soon. It has been practicing since early September. Performances are free to attend. The chorus has 32 members led by director Kriss Larsen and...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grand Junction VA hospital reduces methadone use after patient dies

GRAND JUNCTION – A Veterans Affairs Department hospital in Colorado says it has drastically reduced its active methadone prescriptions and has taken other steps after the death of a patient who had...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT to repair culvert on Highway 145 in Cortez

The Colorado Department of Transportation will perform culvert repairs from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday on Highway 145, north of the U.S. Highway 160 intersection in Cortez, between...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News