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Jurors hear 911 tape in trial for man suspected of killing his wife

Prosecutors and defense attorneys spent time this week arguing whether Silvino Martinez-Perez should be charged with first-degree murder or manslaughter. Martinez-Perez, 36, is suspected of...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Last grant needed to complete Hwy. 550 realignment is secured

The final funding piece to connect the “Bridge to Nowhere” with U.S. Highway 550 has arrived in the form of a $1 million state grant. The Colorado Department of Local Affairs awarded the $1 million...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nearly $8,000 in boots stolen from Boot Barn

The Durango Police Department is investigating a case involving nearly $8,000 worth of boots that were stolen from Boot Barn. Between June 21 and June 28, employees at Boot Barn noticed 25 boots...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores yoga and wellness festival is Aug. 25

A new wellness and yoga festival will be held in downtown Dolores Aug. 25. The Wild Roots Yoga & Wellness Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 411 Central Ave. An opening ceremony will take...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bull Draw Fire northwest of Nucla grows to 26,370 acres

The Bull Draw Fire, burning in a remote area 12 miles northwest of Nucla, grew to 26,370 acres as of Wednesday morning, the Type 2 Blue Team said. Containment remained at 19 percent, compared with...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado law to hold large internet companies accountable

A recently enacted state law could help ensure that faster internet service reaches customers when companies apply for state grants to fund infrastructure. The Colorado Legislature set aside $115...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

UPDATE: Plateau Fire grows; containment remains 95 percent

The Plateau Fire north of Dolores grew to 17,778 acres as of Thursday morning, and containment remained at 95 percent. Cloudy skies, light rain and increased humidity on Wednesday limited the...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school district seeks bids for new bus garage

A plan for a bus garage for Dolores schools will be put out for rebid, board members decided at their meeting last week. Previous bids came in higher than what was budgeted for the project, said...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man facing a jail sentence allegedly escapes deputies, police

A California man with a pending sentence for drug possession in Cortez has twice eluded law enforcement, officials say, once in court and again in a police pursuit. On Aug. 1, Alejandro Reyes left...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Escalante Days brings Dolores together as fire burns above town

A festive parade kicked off Escalante Days in Dolores on Saturday, and was followed up by rowdy chain saw and arm-wrestling contests cheered on by an energetic crowd. A refreshing rainstorm the...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Opening statements made in drug deal murder trial

The prosecution and defense told vastly different stories during opening statements in the case of Michael Jones, who is suspected of murder after a drug deal gone bad in May 2017. The murder trial...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Attorney general candidate: Sue when you must, but first look for solutions

Democratic candidate for state attorney general Phil Weiser said he would join a multistate lawsuit against the maker of OxyContin to recover Colorado’s costs stemming from the opioid epidemic. At...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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