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Mark Redwine makes brief court appearance

Mark Redwine, the Vallecito man accused of killing his son, made a brief court appearance Friday morning for a status conference. He is suspected of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan Redwine, in...

DATE: April 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Freeze warning is in effect at midnight in Montezuma County

A freeze warning is in effect from midnight until 9 a.m. Saturday for much of Western Colorado, from Mancos and Cortez to Gateway, according to the National Weather Service. Locations include...

DATE: April 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Middle School to premiere ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’

Next weekend, Cortez Middle School Theater will premiere “The Phantom Tollbooth,” a play about making learning fun. It shows on Friday, April 20, at 7 p.m. and repeats on Saturday, April 21, at 2...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board discusses Trusler resignation, CHSAA, clinic

The Dolores School District Re-4A on April 12 met in executive session with Superintendent Scott Cooper, then unanimously accepted the resignation of athletic director and football coach Chris...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Details of fight between officer, suspects in Towaoc are revealed

Two brothers from the Ute Mountain Ute tribe are being detained at the La Plata County Jail without bond after fighting with a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer Sunday at a Towaoc residence. Wendell...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man with four DUI arrests gets 24 years in prison after fatal crash

A Montezuma Creek man with four DUI arrests has been sentenced to prison for causing a fatal crash in 2016 while driving drunk to the Ute Mountain Casino. Timothy Amos Merritt, 57, was sentenced to...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Colorado officials learn what to do in a disaster

As Southwest Colorado braces for a summer of drought, government officials from several counties are learning how to prepare for worst-case scenarios. On Wednesday, members of the Extension...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Unsettled weather heading to Southwest Colorado

Over the next several days, Montezuma County is expected to see a red flag warning, wind gusts up to 60 mph, highs near 60 degrees, lows close to 20 degrees, and another near-miss storm that’ll...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drought continues to expand across American Southwest

ALBUQUERQUE – Drought is stiffening its hold across the American Southwest as extreme conditions spread from Oklahoma to Utah. The federal drought map released Thursday shows dry conditions...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man arrested on suspicion of trying to blow up Durango Walmart

A New Jersey man was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of trying to blow up the Durango Walmart. Phillip Amabile, 35, was booked at the La Plata County Jail on suspicion of attempted murder....

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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