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Polis wants to expand immigrant driver’s license program to Durango

Gov. Jared Polis has requested that lawmakers set aside more than $480,000 that would allow Durango driver’s license officials to offer licenses to undocumented immigrants, an expansion of a...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 13 hours 19 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

As beetle kill spreads, will the drive from Durango to Silverton resemble Wolf Creek Pass?

Beetle kill is spreading farther west into the San Juan Mountains and now dropping down into the corridor between Durango and Silverton, according to a new report from the Colorado State Forest...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango plans to add small spur to Animas River Trail

The city of Durango has been given a strip of property to build a small addition to the Animas River Trail behind Natural Grocers in the 1100 block of Camino del Rio. The addition is proposed to...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

UPDATE: Both drivers cited in U.S. 160/491 collision south of Cortez

Firewood was scattered across U.S. Highway 160/491 on Thursday morning after a Nissan Altima and red pickup truck collided. Colorado State Patrol Sgt. James Saunders said both southbound drivers...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 13 hours 17 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board finalizes salary range for superintendent

The Dolores school board decided on a salary range and benefits package for the new superintendent as it moves forward in its search process. After deliberating, the District RE-4A Board of...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snowslide hits Colorado 145 near Trout Lake amid ‘high’ avalanche warning’

The Colorado Department of Transportation is conducting avalanche mitigation today on Colorado Highway 145 from north of Rico to Ophir. The highway could have intermittent closures of 30 minutes or...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Sole survivor: WWII veteran from Mancos honored in national ceremony

World War II may seem a distant memory relegated to history textbooks and stories of America’s Greatest Generation. But the memory lives on in Montezuma County for 93-year-old veteran Joseph...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Eight orphaned bear cubs move into artificial dens on Pikes Peak

Colorado Parks and Wildlife on Tuesday placed eight orphaned bear cubs in artificial dens on Pikes Peak. Four cubs share each of the two dens, built with downed logs, timbers and small branches,...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County grad rates exceed state average

The Colorado Department of Education released 2018 graduation rate data Wednesday morning, and Montezuma County schools exceeded the state average. Of the three districts, Mancos School District...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Defendant in M-CHS stabbing case sentenced to probation

One of two female juveniles in an October stabbing case near Walmart and Montezuma-Cortez High School was sentenced Thursday to 18 months of supervised probation. She was initially charged on nine...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pine beetle damage grows in San Juan National Forest

The roundheaded pine beetle continues to ravage drought-stricken ponderosa pine forests on the San Juan National Forest in Dolores County, according to recent aerial surveys. The outbreak in the...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Misjudgments led to fatal avalanche on Red Mountain Pass, report says

Several misjudgments led to an avalanche that killed a backcountry skier participating in a Silverton Avalanche School course earlier this month, according to a report. The Colorado Avalanche...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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