Draft bill would provide incentives for fire mitigation

Homeowners living near open spaces could receive financial incentives for clearing brush, trees and other fire hazards from around their homes if draft legislation passes next year. The draft...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two suspects remain at large after fleeing from police in car, on foot

Two suspects who led law enforcement on a high-speed chase in a stolen car and eventually a foot pursuit in the Bayfield area remained at large Tuesday, law enforcement officials say. La Plata...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores brewery hosts national punk folk show

Hymn for Her, a nationally known folk duo recently recognized by Rolling Stone magazine, will play the Dolores River Brewery Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. It’s $10 at the door. Lucy Tight and Wayne Waxing...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

PCC to close cosmetology program at Southwest campus

The cosmetology program at Pueblo Community College Southwest in Mancos will close in May 2019. The school cut the program because of low enrollment and unsustainable jobs in the Mancos/Cortez...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rancher vs. engineer battle in state Senate District 6

State Sen. Don Coram, a veteran lawmaker with a reputation as a moderate Republican, is facing Democrat Guinn Unger, an active backer of the single-payer health care measure in the 2016 election in...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan Forest finalizes Glade grazing plan

A new cattle grazing plan for the Glade area of the San Juan National Forest north of Dolores has been finalized. Dolores District Ranger Derek Padilla has issued a final record of decision for the...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tomac leads U.S. team at Motocross of Nations

France successfully defended its title in the Motocross of Nations this weekend in Buchanan, Michigan, turning in consistent performances without posting a victory. The U.S. team, led by Eli Tomac,...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

New artworks adorn the walls of City Hall

In August, Cortez City Council paid $5,332 for four pieces of artwork, which now hang in City Hall. The pieces were selected by the Cortez Public Arts Advisory Committee, chaired by Sonja Horoshko,...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flu season hard to predict after record-setting year

After a record-setting flu season last year, public health officials say it is difficult to know if a similar season is approaching. While there are some indicators public health officials are...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Disposal fees jump up at Montezuma County landfill

Disposal fees at the Montezuma County landfill will increase in 2019 to save money for $3 million in estimated closure costs when the current landfill reaches capacity and the permit expires in...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man found dead Thursday near Dog Park is identified

A man who was found dead Thursday under a bridge near the Durango Dog Park has been identified as Patrick Mulligan, who is believed to have been living as a homeless man on the banks of Lightner...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service declares 416 Fire ‘controlled,’ 127 days after start of blaze

The U.S. Forest Service declared the 416 Fire “controlled” at 3 p.m. Friday. Remnants of Hurricane Rosa helped douse lingering flames burning within the 416 Fire containment lines, according to a...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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