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Update: Victim in Haycamp slaying is identified

The body of a man believed to have been murdered was found Thursday morning in the Haycamp Mesa area of the San Juan National Forest, according to Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin. The victim...

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

Native Americans face harsh reality of sexual violence

The current national conversation about sexual assault is incomplete without discussing violence against Native American women. Often in Native communities, a mother will teach her child what to do...

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

Charges filed against driver suspected in Montezuma County DUI crash

Charges were filed Wednesday against a Montezuma County man suspected of causing a Christmas Eve crash that seriously injured a woman. Roger Wing was arrested late Dec. 24 after a single-vehicle...

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

Durango police create ‘Family Feud’ parody to catch fugitives

In a new twist on the popular game show “Family Feud,” community members can have fun while helping the Durango Police Department locate wanted fugitives. On DPD’s Facebook page, people can play...

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

Man wanted in Texas woman's death caught in Colorado

ROUND ROCK, Texas  — A suburban Austin police chief says a 44-year-old man identified as a person of interest in the death of a woman and abduction of her two daughters has been caught in Colorado...

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

Cortez, Durango consider impacts of higher minimum wage

The minimum wage in Colorado increased from $9.30 to $10.20 an hour on New Year’s Day, but it is unlikely to change pay for many employees in Durango, where the entry-level wage for a job is higher...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Galloping Goose schedules winter excursions

The Galloping Goose No. 5 will be running the rails again this winter in the Animas Valley. The second annual winter excursion will take place over two weekends in February on the Durango and...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Elementary students bring Dolores history to life

Dolores third-graders relived the local history of the Rio Grande Southern railroad and the mining, logging and ranching industries during a well-attended performance Dec. 19. Dozens of parents...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Most big public colleges don’t track suicides, AP finds

BOSTON – Most of the largest U.S. public universities do not track suicides among their students, despite making investments in prevention at a time of surging demand for mental health services....

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Utah’s Hatch to retire, opening door to Romney

WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah said Tuesday he will not seek re-election after serving more than 40 years in the Senate, opening the door for former GOP presidential nominee Mitt...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County Christmas party ends in scuffle

Montezuma County Sheriff’s deputies responded Dec. 23 to a home in Lewis after receiving a report of three men who had caused a disturbance at a Christmas party. Just after midnight, a man reported...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mercy’s first baby of 2018 arrives half-hour into new year

The first baby of 2018 to arrive at Mercy Regional Medical Center came just 30 minutes after the clock struck midnight. Born at 12:31 a.m. Monday, Ariel Skye Vaughn came in at 6 pounds, 1 ounce and...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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