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Deadly crash spurs lawsuit

A family involved in a triple fatal crash two years ago west of Durango is suing Toyota, saying the carmaker’s FJ Cruiser lacked a proper impact-management system, which caused it to burst into...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect in Weber Fire awaits ruling

DURANGO - A juvenile suspected of starting the Weber Fire was the subject of a two-day trial this week in federal court in Durango.The youth faces two counts of juvenile delinquency as it relates...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Suspect in Weber Fire awaits ruling

DURANGO - A juvenile suspected of starting the Weber Fire was the subject of a two-day trial this week in federal court in Durango.The youth faces two counts of juvenile delinquency as it relates...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Seven-year prison sentence for Lehi

DURANGO - A Towaoc man was sentenced Friday to seven years in federal prison for the shooting death of a man on the Ute Mountain Ute reservation in November of 2011.Clarence M. Lehi was facing six...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

2-1-1 a link to service agencies for SW Colo.

Unsure how to pay your bills this month? Need a warm place to spend the night? Stuck on the side of the road and need assistance? Residents in Southwest Colorado may find it useful to call 211 from...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officer shoots man near Ignacio

A Southern Ute Indian Police Department officer shot a man in the abdomen early Wednesday near Ignacio after the man charged police with a baseball bat, according to the La Plata County Sheriff’s...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grave diggers get jail time

DURANGO — Two Southwest Colorado residents received short jail sentences Thursday for disturbing a burial site while hiking with a seniors’ group last year in Canyons of the Ancients National...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Remains ID’d as Pagosa Springs man

Ahorities on Thursday positively identified human remains found earlier this week east of Bayfield as those of David Bruce Ritchie, a Pagosa Springs man who went missing last month.The remains were...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango cyclist hits a bear

A Durango man said he was riding his bicycle Friday night when he collided with a bear.The accident occurred about 10:30 p.m. on El Paso Street, a steep road leading down to Roosa Avenue near the...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Cyclist collides with bear

A Durango man said he was riding his bicycle Friday night when he collided with a bear.The accident occurred about 10:30 p.m. on El Paso Street, a steep road leading down to Roosa Avenue near the...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pagosa Springs standoff ends with man in custody

Police ended a 26-hour standoff Wednesday in Pagosa Springs by forcibly entering a vehicle and taking a man into custody.Mark Trail, 59, of Archuleta County, was arrested on suspicion of felony...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Details are sketchy in student’s death

A Durango man suspected of shooting and killing a Fort Lewis College student for unknown reasons has a history of violent behavior and a prior offense for prohibited use of a firearm, according to...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News