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Regional food hub planted in Cortez

A new distribution center under construction in Cortez will allow more food produced in Montezuma and La Plata counties to reach local consumers and children in need. A former 7,000-square-foot...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man’s body found near Durango Dog Park

Police are working to identify the body of an elderly man found under a bridge near the Durango Dog Park on Thursday morning. A man and a woman walking under a pedestrian bridge over Lightner Creek...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspects at nonfatal shooting receive reduced charges, probation

Two of three people who were arrested in connection with an attempted murder but faced significantly reduced charges, were sentenced Thursday to supervised probation. Prosecutors said Rex Nelson,...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two ballot questions could generate millions for transportation in Southwest Colorado

Voters will consider two ballot questions in November that would boost funding for transportation statewide in vastly different ways and dedicate different amounts to Southwest Colorado projects....

DATE: Oct. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Polis touts business, political experience in bid for governor

Jared Polis said his experience as a businessman who is capable of finding innovative ways to fund projects and his willingness as a politician to work across the aisle to get things done make him...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Damron pleads not guilty by reason of insanity

Jeremiah Paul Damron, who is charged with first-degree murder of his mother last summer, pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity on Tuesday. The plea sets in motion a mandatory mental health...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS golfer Keetch takes 15th at 3A Golf Championships

Finding his name near the top of the leaderboard has become the norm for M-CHS junior golfer Blake Keetch. Even on the sport’s biggest stage. Joining the top names in 3A boys golf at the state...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Suspects in August pot raids hear charges

Six of eight Chinese-speaking defendants arrested in a Montezuma County raid Aug. 28 for allegedly growing too many marijuana plants appeared Tuesday in front of District Court Judge Todd Plewe for...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas River appears to have hit all-time low

The Animas River appears to have hit an all-time low. During the last week or so, the river in Durango has registered the lowest flows ever recorded at a water-level gauge, which has been in...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Q&A: Candidates in Dolores school board recall election

Two candidates are vying to unseat a Dolores RE-4A school board member in Oct. 9 recall election via mail ballot. Voters will decide whether board member Vangi McCoy will retain her seat or be...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man found dead near Durango Dog Park is identified

A man found dead last week near the Durango Dog Park has been identified as Dawson W. Radau, 27, of Orlando, Florida. An autopsy was performed Wednesday in Durango. La Plata County Coroner Jann...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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