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Girl attacked by bear is expected to mend; bear is killed

A 5-year-old girl was hospitalized Sunday with serious injuries in Grand Junction after a bear attack outside her home, Colorado Parks and Wildlife said. CPW officers killed the bear overnight,...

DATE: May 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Farmers Market to begin June 2

Fewer vendors have signed up for this year’s Cortez Farmers Market, but its organizers hope for a busy summer. The organizing committee approved its preliminary list of vendors for the 45th annual...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Driving tour targets historic Tiffany, Allison

This year’s fifth annual La Plata County Historic Driving Tour on May 19 will focus on a part of the county that’s often overlooked: Allison and Tiffany. “It’s just an area of the county people in...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Desert dust causes early snowmelt and water loss

RED MOUNTAIN PASS – The snowpack of the San Juan Mountains face an increasingly alarming problem that may further vex water issues in the West: dust. As more demands are placed on water, more...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo man is off Utah ballot, reportedly living in Arizona

SALT LAKE CITY — A Navajo man can’t get on the ballot to run in a Utah county’s first election since a judge ruled voting districts were illegally drawn based on race, officials said Friday. An...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Companies show interest in McPhee hydropower project

Two companies have recently expressed interest in exploring building a pump-back hydroelectric power facility at McPhee Reservoir. Pump-back storage systems utilize two reservoirs at different...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

One of three sexual assault suspects pleads guilty

One of three men accused of sexually assaulting a woman in October pleaded guilty Friday to one count of felony assault with a deadly weapon and two counts of attempted sexual assault. A second man...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lake Nighthorse delays motor boating until May 19

The city of Durango announced a four-day delay in the start of motorized boating on Lake Nighthorse. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is repairing the parking lot where the boat ramp is located, and...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez to reveal results from internet feasibility study

In a public forum on May 23, the city of Cortez plans to publicly reveal the results of a fiber-to-the-home feasibility study that began in January. The City Council awarded a bid to Finley...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

What you need to know about Colorado’s $32B pension overhaul

DENVER — Just before midnight Wednesday, Colorado lawmakers passed a rescue package for the state public pension program that will have major ramifications for public sector workers, retirees and...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Praying for land, people, horses in northwest Colorado

CRAIG, Colo. (AP) — In the hush of a crisp dawn, two types of warriors — members of the Northern Ute Tribe and Wild Horse Warriors for Sand Wash Basin — gathered for a blessing of the land. "This...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suicide prevention bill passes Colorado Legislature

A bill that will provide schools with grant funding for suicide prevention programs was approved by the state Legislature on the last day of the session this week. State Rep. Barbara McLachlan,...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News