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Cameco avoids fine for spilling waste on U.S. 191

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has decided against fining a Wyoming uranium mine that spilled radioactive waste on U.S. Highway 191 south of Blanding, Utah, last year. In a June 29 letter to...

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drinking water is at risk under new EPA proposals

DENVER – The American public will have 30 days to comment on the Trump administration’s plan to repeal and replace the 2015 Clean Water Rule, once it’s published in the Federal Register. Jan...

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rocky Moss becomes manager of Dolores and Cortez chambers

After five years of involvement in both the Cortez and Dolores chambers of commerce, Rocky Moss has been hired as manager of both. Moss, who has served as the Dolores Chamber of Commerce manager...

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez juvenile under investigation after crash

A single-vehicle crash on County Road 25 on July 4 is still under investigation, Colorado State Patrol officials said. The crash occurred about 11:15 p.m. Tuesday, said Capt. Adrian Driscoll, of...

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Utah man charged with DUI after crash along West Dolores River

The driver of a one-vehicle crash that sent five people to the hospital on July 4 has been charged with drunken driving and other offenses by the Colorado State Patrol. According to an accident...

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Outdoor Retailer Show announces its commitment to call Colorado home

DENVER – Outside in the bright light and nearly 90 degree heat of a beautiful Colorado summer day, members of the Colorado state government and leaders from the outdoor recreation industry...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Steamboat Springs Democrat will challenge Scott Tipton for House seat

DENVER – A Steamboat Springs Democrat has thrown her hat into the ring for the 2018 congressional race against U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colorado. State Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush announced Thursday...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pro basketball player to host free camp in Cortez

Fifteen years after he helped lead the Montezuma-Cortez High School basketball team to the Class 4A state championship, professional basketball star Kirk Archibeque is set to host a free basketball...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos celebrates a fiery Fourth

A small brush fire caused by sparks from fireworks delayed, but didn’t stop, the Mancos Fourth of July show on Tuesday. About 300 people attended the show, which was put on by members of the Mancos...

DATE: July 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildfires continue to burn in Montezuma, Dolores counties

Three wildfires continue to burn in Montezuma and Dolores counties, but one has been fully contained contained. Patrick Seekins, a fire management officer for the Bureau of Land Management and...

DATE: July 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cost of Lightner Creek Fire tops $2 million

Battling the 412-acre Lightner Creek Fire a few miles west of Durango cost slightly more than $2 million as of Thursday, said Scot Davis, spokesman with the Durango Fire Protection District. The...

DATE: July 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Legislature mammoth compromise bill goes into effect

DENVER – The mammoth compromise effort of the 2017 legislative session, Senate Bill 267, went into effect Saturday. Commonly referred to as a casserole or Christmas tree bill, meaning it has a...

DATE: July 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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