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Mormons to spend less time at church on Sundays

SALT LAKE CITY – Mormons will start spending less time at church each Sunday – two hours instead of three – after a change announced earlier this month aimed at making worship more manageable for...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Faith

Mormon leader: Nicknames for faith are ‘victory for Satan’

SALT LAKE CITY – The president of the Mormon church reiterated last weekend that he wants members, the media and others to use the faith’s full name, saying nicknames are “a major victory for...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Faith

Border officials alarmed by migrants abandoned in desert

PHOENIX – Smugglers in recent weeks have been abandoning large groups of Guatemalan and other Central American migrants in Arizona’s harsh cactus-studded Sonoran Desert near the border with Mexico,...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man linked to Pagosa hot springs gets 18 months for tax evasion

A former Pagosa Springs man who committed tax evasion, which included income from the Springs Resort & Spa in Pagosa Springs, was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in prison and one year of probation....

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fort Lewis College celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day

Indigenous Peoples Day, which has been celebrated at Fort Lewis College in place of Columbus Day since 2016, included a Parade of Nations with some Native American students in traditional clothing...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Study: Wildfires don’t hurt hot real estate markets

More people than ever want to live on the wild edges of Western cities, despite the risk wildfires pose to their homes. A recent study by researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, found...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango dismisses citations against homeless protesters

Durango prosecutors have dismissed charges against eight homeless people who were cited with trespassing on public property during a protest they held Aug. 24 opposing the city’s camping ban. The...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Satirical website ‘The Farmington Tribune’ digs at Four Corners issues

A new Facebook page called “The Farmington Tribune” that aims to be a satirical online news site for the Four Corners is causing some ruckus and confusion because its creators haven’t explicitly...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Commentary: Does hunting keep us human?

Does hunting make us human? In the New Machine Age, we are all cyborgs – hybrids of flesh and technology, glowing with artificial enlightenment. So perhaps the better question is this: Does hunting...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Bull Draw Fire containment grows to 35 percent

The Bull Draw Fire, burning in a remote area 12 miles northwest of Nucla, grew to 4,253 acres by Saturday. “Crews secured a solid containment line along the east flank of the fire,” said Emily...

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

Plateau Fire north of Dolores grows to 3,400 acres

The Plateau Fire burning north of Dolores has tripled in size since Monday, in part because of back-burning efforts by firefighters. The fire, in Plateau Canyon north of McPhee Reservoir, has grown...

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

Bull Draw Fire grows to 3,600 acres in Southwest Colorado

The Bull Draw Fire, burning in a remote area 12 miles northwest of Nucla, grew 800 acres on Wednesday, to a total of 3,600 acres. On Tuesday, the fire grew mostly to the west and south of the...

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

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