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Southwest Health’s Marc Meyer honored by infection control group

Marc Meyer, who oversees pharmacy practice, infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship for the Southwest Health System, has been named a fellow of the Association for Professionals in...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Local swimmers strike gold in Durango

Streaking toward the wall in the 100-meter freestyle, Ryan Cutrone knew that the only thing standing between him and a subminute swim was a quality finish. Moments later, with stunning precision...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Cliff section of Stinking Springs trail reopens

A popular and scenic section of trail at Phil’s World has reopened to the public thanks to the generosity of a local landowner. Where the Stinking Springs trail traverses the top of a rocky cliff...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bridge Shelter reaches challenge grant goal

According to a Thursday news release, the Bridge Emergency Shelter has received enough donations this month to exceed its $20,000 goal for a matching challenge grant. The shelter announced in May...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Boating below McPhee dam is wrapping up

McPhee Reservoir managers expect the rafting flows on the Lower Dolores River to end this week as the last of the mountain snowpack melts off.At noon June 21, flows below the dam were at 800 cubic...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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UPDATE: Woman dies after 3-vehicle crash on Main Street

A Jeep Cherokee hit two vehicles on Main Street about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Cortez police, resulting in the death of a passenger.The Jeep started on Mildred Road and jumped the curb near...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Report pending on Rico home explosion

The investigation report on a home explosion in Rico that killed a woman on Jan. 23 has yet to be released, according to the Rico Fire Department. Lisa Salliby, 42, was killed in the explosion,...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Galloping Goose schedules New Mexico excursions

Take a ride on the historic Galloping Goose rail bus during its summer and fall excursions on the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad in northern New Mexico. The Goose No. 5, based in Dolores, will...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ukulele group Aloha Club to play at Mancos State Park

Mancos State Park is hosting two musical events in the coming weeks as part of its Music in the Park summer series, according to a news release from Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The local ukulele...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Public Library hosts concert, magician

The Dolores Public Library hosts national family music performer Steve Weeks for an “interactive romp filled with music, humor and games” during a free children’s concert on Monday, July 17 from...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Car rolls over on Colorado 145 northeast of Dolores

A 24-year-old Tennessee woman was not injured in a rollover crash northeast of Dolores on Sunday afternoon, according to Colorado State Patrol Trooper Nate Reid. Leah Gram-Johnson, of Nashville,...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Two injured in Cortez stabbing

Two people were injured early Monday morning in a stabbing on the south side of Cortez, according to Police Lt. Andy Brock. Police responded to the 800 block of South Chestnut Street about 6:40...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News