Maria’s Bookshop to host a mystery extravaganza

Durangoans will be treated to a trio of Colorado mystery writers Thursday at Maria’s Bookshop. The featured authors are Scott Graham, Emily Littlejohn and Margaret Mizushima. Graham’s newest...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2018 | COLUMN: Above the Rim

Company that hoped to bring mining back to Silverton files for bankruptcy

Colorado Goldfields, the Denver-based company that attempted to revive mining in Silverton, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Colorado Goldfields was forced into an involuntary chapter 7...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Is battleground Colorado about to become a blue bastion?

With Colorado’s 2018 votes days away from being counted, it’s looking like the state’s Democrats will have plenty to celebrate. A pair of Colorado-based pollsters – one Republican, one Democrat –...

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

Rescue in the Rockies: Medevac team faces risks and rewards

The San Juan Mountains are like a riverbed – at least that’s how Matt Hansen, lead pilot for Mercy Regional Medical Center’s Flight for Life, describes it. The wind breaks over the peaks like...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Animal rescue deals with suspected poisonings

Karen Corcoran-Watkins has a mystery to solve that hits too close to home. On Thursday morning, she woke to find three of her beloved pygmy goats dead. That came after two of her goats died...

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

On the air: KSJD DJ earns international recognition for second consecutive year

For more than15 years, Mancos resident Barbara Richhart has kept the airways at KSJD in Cortez buzzing with cowboy-Western music. And for the past two years, she has been recognized as DJ of the...

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

Animas High warns parents, students about mono case

Animas High School is warning students and parents of a case of mononucleosis at the school. The school found out about the case among the student body Tuesday and plans to take preventive steps,...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Medians won't affect 29th annual Parade of Lights

The 29th annual Parade of Lights will continue its normal route this year even with the recent addition of medians on Main Street. Terry McCabe, broker and associate for Century 21 West Slope...

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

High school students involved in stabbing appear in court

Two female Montezuma-Cortez High School students allegedly involved in a stabbing near Walmart last Friday appeared in court this week. The first suspect is charged with nine counts, including one...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Standing Rock’s countdown to Election Day

Danielle Ta’Sheena Finn had at least three things to do before 5 p.m. She had to get across town to the Bureau of Indian Affairs building in time to figure out how to print more tribal IDs, do an...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Was Gary Hart’s downfall orchestrated?

The events and images are the stuff of political legend. Gary Hart, the Colorado senator bound for the White House, saw his presidential ambitions evaporate overnight in 1987 when the Miami Herald...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pilot program to curb opioid addiction to be expanded

WASHINGTON – A pilot program that encouraged the use of alternatives to opioids at Colorado hospitals will soon be implemented at hospitals across the country as a result of President Donald Trump...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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