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Durango police report 3 burglaries in less than 24 hours

Three burglaries were reported in Durango in less than 24 hours, according to police. Durango police Cmdr. Rita Warfield said the first incident occurred at Albertsons, 311 West College Drive,...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 5 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Big money and controversy surround Western trophy hunts

Eight days after he killed an elk nicknamed “Bullwinkle” in a hayfield east of Ellensburg, Washington, Tod Reichert had some explaining to do. Again. Over at least two decades, the southwest...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hesperus man has been cutting wood for 30 years, and he can’t stop

HESPERUS – Five thousand, two hundred sixty and counting. That’s how many cords of wood Tom Fischer says he’s cut and sold in almost 30 years. That’s more than 660,000 cubic feet of wood – enough...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters reject tax increase for Cortez school district

On Tuesday, Montezuma County voters denied a new tax increase for Cortez schools, chose new school board members for Dolores and Mancos districts, and denied a measure intended to stabilize the...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez officer testifies in case of missing Kansas girl

A Cortez police officer testified Monday in Kansas about the arrest of a Topeka man who has been charged with sex-related crimes after he was found in a local hotel with a teen girl. Stephon...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

At least 11 Catholic priests named in Colorado report alive

DENVER – At least 11 Catholic priests accused of sexually abusing children in Colorado are still alive. The Denver Post reports that some of them became social workers, religious leaders and...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s Maxim hopeful comes up short in modeling competition

Amanda Cristine Guffey, Durango’s aspiring Maxim Magazine cover girl, narrowly missed moving forward in the magazine’s national modeling competition. Guffey, daughter of the family for which Lemon...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County man arrested for allegedly exposing himself to Mercy nurse

A 54-year-old La Plata County man was arrested Friday after allegedly exposing himself to a nurse at Mercy Regional Medical Center. According to an arrest affidavit filed by the Durango Police...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coors to close Denver office

In the face of consistently declining sales, Molson Coors Brewing, among Colorado’s most iconic businesses, plans a major shakeup, moving its headquarters out of the state. “Our business is at an...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Alcohol is ‘No. 1 drug of choice’ in Durango, according to Mercy hospital

Alcohol abuse was responsible for more than 1,000 visits to the emergency room at Mercy Regional Medical Center in fiscal year 2018, helping to make it a top concern for the hospital. Alcohol is...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Last train to Silverton for the season

Last winter’s deep snow may have stalled Silverton’s summer, but as the last train from Durango rolled into the old mining town Saturday, it was easy for many to say 2019 has been first-rate. “I...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man stands trial for alleged sexual assault of 8-year-old girl

A Pagosa Springs man’s trial began this week after he was arrested in June 2018 for allegedly sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl in Bayfield. According to authorities, Rodney Keller, 53, was...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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