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Montezuma County stirs debate over water, drought planning

A concern that agricultural water supplies in McPhee Reservoir could be unfairly threatened under a proposed Colorado drought plan has prompted the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners to...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 20 hours 46 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Regulation of Colorado uranium mining awaits U.S. Supreme Court decision

A case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court is creating uncertainties about the authority of states like Colorado to regulate uranium mines, such as one being considered for Weld County on the...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain lion cub seized after it got sick on bratwurst

After removing a mountain lion cub from a private home, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding the public it is illegal to possess wild animals and dangerous to the animals’ health. Although sick...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man attempts to rob Subway in Durango; remains on the loose

A man suspected of attempting to rob a Subway sandwich shop Wednesday evening on north Main Avenue – an incident that sparked an hourslong search in north Durango – remained on the loose Thursday. ...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

More questions raised by testing of funeral home cremains

GRAND JUNCTION – Families involved in the Sunset Mesa funeral home case hoped to answer at least one question. All the unknowns that surfaced after the FBI raided the Montrose business nine months...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democratic state gains may mean tighter gun, looser pot laws

From New York to New Mexico, residents in a number of states can expect a leftward push for expanded health care coverage, gun control, education funding and legalized recreational marijuana as...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Artistic tribute to 416 Fire cub donated to Durango Welcome Center

A wooden tribute to the female bear cub rescued from the 416 Fire has moved into the Durango Welcome Center. Alpine Bank donated a bench depicting the beloved cub and Smokey Bear to the center...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

One death linked to turkey salmonella

NEW YORK – Federal health officials on Nov. 8 reported the first death in an ongoing salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the death was in...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

416 Fire did not burn at as high intensity as thought

A new study of the 416 Fire burn scar found the fire, which ripped through the San Juan National Forest this summer, did not burn at such a high severity as previously thought. In July, the U.S....

DATE: Nov. 9, 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 | CATEGORY: Local News

High-elevation road in Rocky Mountain Park closes for season

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK – Trail Ridge Road over the high tundra of Rocky Mountain National Park has closed for the season. The National Park Service announced the closure Wednesday. The road...

DATE: Nov. 2, 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

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