EPA removes mine waste it used to improve road near Silverton

Mine waste that was used by an Environmental Protect Agency contracted crew to resurface a road north of Silverton has been cleaned up and removed, according to agency officials. Andrew Mutter, a...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police searching for attempted murder suspect

Police are searching for a man suspected of attempted murder for trying to slash another man’s neck last weekend in downtown Durango. An arrest warrant has been issued for Sean Christopher...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire guts house northwest of Cortez city limits

A Monday night fire claimed a residence on the Road 24.4 Loop in Cortez. Cortez firefighters were called to the scene northwest of the city off North Broadway, at 11:57 p.m. Monday after a neighbor...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos artists display wares in Saturday street fair

Painters, jewelers, blacksmiths and other craftspeople gathered in downtown Mancos on Saturday for the town’s annual street fair. About 20 vendors set up booths on the Grand Avenue block between...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Proposed Hovenweep drilling criticized for harm to views, night sky

New drilling rigs and oil and gas infrastructure could sprout within sight of Hovenweep National Monument, according to a proposed March lease sale issued by a Utah office of the Bureau of Land...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

The colors of Trout Lake

Autumn colors are peaking, but the San Juan National Forest says there’s still time for a day trip this weekend to take in the wonder of the season. About 75 percent of the foliage from Dolores to...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shooter in hotel kills at least 59 in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — The rapid-fire popping sounded like firecrackers at first, and many in the crowd of 22,000 country music fans didn’t understand what was happening when the band stopped playing and...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County Fire Academy graduates inaugural class in Dolores

Local fire departments gained five new recruits from a fire academy graduation ceremony on Saturday afternoon at the Dolores Fire House. The recruit class was named in honor of deceased...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado lawmakers return to fix a pot tax error

Whatever plans Colorado lawmakers had for the first week of October, they are ruined now. All 100 legislators return to the Capitol for a special session Monday. Gov. John Hickenlooper called them...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Rescue underway for injured climber in Lime Creek area

A search and rescue operation is underway in the Lime Creek area off U.S. Highway 550, north of Durango, for an injured climber. Tom Brueckner, with La Plata County Search and Rescue, said a...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

3 killed, 4 injured after car hits bear on Colorado highway

DENVER — Three people were killed and four seriously injured Friday morning when a car careened off a major highway after it struck a bear. Seven people were in the Chevrolet SUV that slid across...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Police officer credited with saving baby’s life

A Durango police officer is credited with saving a baby’s life last weekend while responding to an unrelated call. On Sunday, Cpl. Juan Gallegos was dispatched to an in-town apartment complex,...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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