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Documentary film festival debuts at Opera House this weekend

Hollywood’s lack of creativity – remaking remakes, sequels upon sequels and a never-ending supply of superhero flicks – have some moviegoers yearning for more depth. That is what Raven Narratives...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

PCC Southwest names Rubadeau interim executive dean

Pueblo Community College President Patty Erjavec announced Tuesday that Mary Rubadeau will be the interim executive dean for the college’s Southwest Campus in Mancos and its site at Durango High...

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

Fort Lewis College celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day

Indigenous Peoples Day, which has been celebrated at Fort Lewis College in place of Columbus Day since 2016, included a Parade of Nations with some Native American students in traditional clothing...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Ultralight plane crashes south of Cortez

A man who was injured as his ultralight aircraft crashed Tuesday in a remote field south of Cortez was assisted by a British tourist who witnessed the accident while driving. “I saw him flying...

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

Study: Wildfires don’t hurt hot real estate markets

More people than ever want to live on the wild edges of Western cities, despite the risk wildfires pose to their homes. A recent study by researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, found...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Draft bill would provide incentives for fire mitigation

Homeowners living near open spaces could receive financial incentives for clearing brush, trees and other fire hazards from around their homes if draft legislation passes next year. The draft...

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

Animal scientist Temple Grandin shares insights on animal fear, overbreeding

Temple Grandin, a professor of animal science, shared her insight into the sensory world that animals experience with equine enthusiasts and professionals Monday at the Strater Hotel. Grandin’s...

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

Pair caught hauling pot through Nebraska are imprisoned

KEARNEY, Neb. – Two people caught hauling marijuana through Nebraska have been imprisoned. Buffalo County District Court records say 49-year-old Charlie Red, of Sedalia, Colorado, and 30-year-old...

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

Style ‘N’ Stones to sell handmade jewelry for a good cause

The 14th annual Style ‘N’ Stones Jewelry Show on Friday will feature local jewelry artists and benefit the Cancer Coalition of Southwest Colorado, helping local cancer patients go through treatment...

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

Number of newborns exposed to pot in Colo. exaggerated, but data lacking

When one Colorado hospital reported 50 percent of babies born in a single month had marijuana in their systems, a public health hysteria took root, with the image of a statewide epidemic of high...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Two suspects remain at large after fleeing from police in car, on foot

Two suspects who led law enforcement on a high-speed chase in a stolen car and eventually a foot pursuit in the Bayfield area remained at large Tuesday, law enforcement officials say. La Plata...

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

Dolores brewery hosts national punk folk show

Hymn for Her, a nationally known folk duo recently recognized by Rolling Stone magazine, will play the Dolores River Brewery Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. It’s $10 at the door. Lucy Tight and Wayne Waxing...

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