Cortez set to host state Little League tournament

One year after winning the state tournament and qualifying for the Regional Little League Tournament in Texas, the Southwest Colorado Little League (Cortez) senior team will look to defend its...

DATE: July 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

4 bears killed throughout region Wednesday

Four bears in the region were killed in separate incidents Wednesday. Two bears were shot by homeowners after the bears entered their homes, and two were tracked by Wildlife Services and...

DATE: July 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lightning blamed in brush fire south of Cortez

Firefighters on Sunday evening beat down a small brush fire and residents pitched in with shovels and garden hoses after an apparent lightning strike in a residential area just south of Cortez....

DATE: July 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democratic challenger to Tipton visits Durango

Democratic State Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush met with voters Friday afternoon at the Durango Public Library. The Steamboat Springs legislator addressed an eager crowd of more than 50 people, all of whom...

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Exact cause of Lightner Creek Fire to remain ‘undetermined’

Firefighters know the Lightner Creek Fire started inside a house and spread to the surrounding wildland, but they are unable to determine what caused the fire inside the house. The fire burned too...

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wounded Cortez veteran gets K9 Scout to watch his back

Army veteran Jack Miller has spent most of his career helping the wounded, and now a dog is helping to heal him. The Cortez nurse entered the military after graduating from high school in 1986, but...

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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