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Emails show negotiations involving Polis, cigarette giant before tax hike

Gov. Jared Polis’ office was asked to meet several conditions insisted upon by Altria in exchange for the cigarette giant agreeing not to fight legislation that put a question on the November...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado county clerk posts voter fraud claims, no evidence

GRAND JUNCTION – A Colorado county clerk posted claims of voter fraud without providing evidence and despite assurances from election officials nationwide that the November election was safe and...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County Health Department vaccinates 300 so far

Montezuma County continues to administer COVID-19 vaccines and is steadily working its way down the Phase 1 distribution list established by the Colorado Department of Public Health, said county...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Parks and Wildlife rescues orphaned cub north of Durango

An orphaned baby bear was rescued this week north of Durango, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. CPW spokesman Joe Lewandowski said in an email to The Durango Herald that a female cub was...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

As expected, trial postponed for La Plata County man suspected of killing son

Once again, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the trial for Mark Redwine has been delayed, this time until the spring, which means the Vallecito man accused of killing his son could be in jail...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mercy’s day care center closed after COVID-19 outbreak

An outbreak of COVID-19 cases among staff members has closed Mercy Regional Medical Center’s child day care center, according to a hospital spokeswoman. Lindsay Radford, Mercy spokeswoman, said two...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Las Cruces custom saddle maker teaches unique skill

LAS CRUCES – Victor Hermanson doesn’t collect accolades or reviews based on his craft, even though he could. Hermanson is a gifted saddle maker who lives on the outskirts of Las Cruces. Hermanson...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Child checked for injury after two-car crash near Cortez Walmart

Cortez police officers and firefighters responded to a two-car crash on the 100 block of South Sligo Street about 1 p.m. Tuesday. According to Cortez Police Department Lt. Andy Brock, a Kia was...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Bridge Shelter adjusts for pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has compounded the problems of homelessness, but Cortez was more prepared for the layer of crisis thanks to the newly built Bridge Emergency Shelter. On the ground floor,...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Legislators eye minimum sick leave, anti-discrimination law

SANTA FE – New Mexico legislators unveiled initiatives on issues ranging from minimum sick-day requirements as a precaution against contagions in the workplace to halting discrimination based on...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Albuquerque City Council approves hair discrimination ban

ALBUQUERQUE – City officials in New Mexico have voted in favor of an ordinance prohibiting race-based discrimination against hair texture and hairstyles in schools and the workplace. Albuquerque...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas River shatters all-time record low flow based on 109 years of data

Records show the Animas River recently broke the all-time low flow set on the water gauge behind the Powerhouse Science Center, which has collected data for 109 years. The previous record low flow...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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