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As pandemic protections expire, renters need new deal to stave off eviction

Democrats and Republicans are working on a compromise to pass a second relief package for a nation still struggling with its response to the coronavirus pandemic. The relief would come none too...

DATE: July 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango dances through pandemic challenges

Miriam Morgan, director of Durango Dance, uses colorful tape to create 6-foot- square zones on the dance floor, where dancers can practice routines while maintaining social distance. It is one of...

DATE: July 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dramatic decline found in Western bumblebee populations

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A federal review of existing data unveils an alarming trend for the western bumblebee population, which has seen its numbers dwindle by as much as 93% in the last two decades....

DATE: July 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Official: Colorado to declare racism a public health crisis

DENVER – At the urging of Department of Public Health and Environment employees, Colorado will join other state and local governments in declaring racism a public health crisis. The pending...

DATE: July 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge upholds air quality rules for oil and gas sites

DENVER – A Denver district judge has dismissed a lawsuit by Weld County challenging new state regulations designed to cut oil and gas industry emissions. District Judge Michael Martinez granted a...

DATE: July 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Friends of Cedar Mesa awarded $300,000 to protect Bears Ears

Friends of Cedar Mesa have been awarded $300,000 from the World Monuments Fund to help protect the most at-risk archaeology sites in the Bears Ears area of southeast Utah. The contribution is part...

DATE: July 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango church youth leader arrested in connection with sexual assaults

A youth leader at the First Baptist Church of Durango has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting multiple victims over the course of several years. The Durango Police Department arrested...

DATE: July 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez’s new vice principal brings world view

Montezuma-Cortez High School gained a new vice principal this week – as well as a global outlook on education. Emily Moreland grew up in Grand Junction, but she has spent the past eight years...

DATE: July 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nationwide coin shortage leaves Durango businesses pinching pennies

La Plata County banks, laundromats and car washes are seeing the signs of yet another unexpected disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic – a coin shortage. Word of a coin supply disruption...

DATE: July 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango teachers worry about time crunch

The most valuable resource of all – time – emerged as the prime concern among teachers and staff members at a meeting Thursday to get feedback about Durango School District 9-R’s plan to deal with...

DATE: July 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado activists want more federal money to feed families

DENVER – Colorado lawmakers and hunger awareness groups are urging Congress to increase food stamp benefits as families increasingly turn to food banks due to job losses during the coronavirus...

DATE: July 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police: New Mexico man attacked officer over fear of snakes

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – A New Mexico man is facing charges after authorities say he became combative with police over a fear of snakes and tried to grab an officer’s gun. The Las Cruces Sun-News ...

DATE: July 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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