Colorado

La Plata County drone policy discussions begin

County officials took a first look Tuesday at a draft of regulations that provide an overview of privacy objectives, training requirements and general provisions of using drones the county...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Colorado panel seeks to increase recycling as trash piles up

As Southwest Colorado’s population grows, the amount of trash generated could increase by 130 percent in the next nine years, a recent audit of area counties found. Across the five-county region,...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hillary Clinton fades among Colorado voters

DENVER – Republicans are gaining on expected Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton in Colorado, according to an early poll released Thursday. Quinnipiac University found that the...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Utes contest accusations of retaliation against whistleblower

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe responded to claims it threatened retaliation against “whistleblowers,” asserting that the federal employees played a major role in gross mismanagement of the tribe’s...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Secrets of the Saguache stone snakes: A remarkable mystery endures

There are secrets in the San Luis Valley at the northern edge of the Sangre de Christo Mountains. One of the most interesting is the riddle of large stone snakes, who built them, when and why. I...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Gulliford's travels

Farmington skier who died at Purgatory was mother of 5

A memorial service will be held Friday for Kressyda Ming – the 34-year-old Farmington woman who died last week after colliding into a tree at Purgatory Resort.Ming was a mother of five, ages 10 and...

DATE: March 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sportsmen take aim at law enforcement bill

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, a vocal proponent of transferring federal public lands to state control, has gotten an earful lately. His recent town hall in Cottonwood Heights, Utah, turned rowdy,...

DATE: March 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton to vote in April on ATV rules

The town of Silverton will decide the future use of all-terrain vehicles within town limits in an April special election. On April 25, the town will choose between three citizen petitions: One...

DATE: March 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pagosa Springs man found dead in creek

A Pagosa Springs man was found dead Feb. 18, more than a week after his family reported him missing, according to Archuleta County Undersheriff Tonya Hamilton. John Charles Allen Sr., 47, went...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ku Klux Klan recruiting members in Grand Junction

GRAND JUNCTION — A national campaign to recruit members to the Ku Klux Klan reached Grand Junction, with fliers distributed in at least three neighborhoods during the week of Valentine’s Day. The...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman dies after crashing into tree at Purgatory

A 34-year-old woman who struck a tree while skiing Saturday at Purgatory Resort has died. Authorities had not released her name as of Saturday night. The incident was reported about 3:15 p.m. near...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arizona man bites firefighter on scene of rollover crash

An Arizona man has been arrested on suspicion of hitting and biting a firefighter who tried to help the man after a rollover crash south of Hesperus. Joe Benally, 20, was released on bail Friday...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News