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Dems question Trump official on lands, Native Americans

DENVER — Skeptical Democrats questioned a Trump administration official Tuesday on whether he’s committed to preserving public lands and whether he respects Native Americans. William Perry Pendley,...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas River Stakeholders disband after 25 years of cleanup efforts

It’s the end of the Animas River Stakeholders Group. After leading the cleanup of mine waste in the headwaters of the Animas River for more than 25 years, group co-founder Peter Butler announced...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sleuths go to work at historic Southwest Colorado cemeteries

It’s a full-on detective mission at three historic Southwest Colorado cemeteries. Ruth Lambert with the San Juan Mountains Association said that around 2008, a large-scale project sought to...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dog found with arrow in skull survives high-risk surgery

A 1-year-old dog named “Champ” survived high-risk surgery Tuesday after a veterinarian discovered an arrow lodged in his nasal cavity and skull. Chris Nelson, director of Animal Services for the La...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Where there’s smoke there’s fire? Not this time

If you see smoke north of Durango near Haviland Lake this week, don’t bother reporting it to emergency officials. It’s only an illusion. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Devin Wanner said a small film...

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

Car plows into crowd in Denver, injuring 2 pedestrians

DENVER – Authorities say a car plowed through a crowd of people after a fight in downtown Denver, injuring two people. Officials say neither victim suffered serious injuries in the incident early...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Tests confirm euthanized mountain lion had attacked boy

DENVER – Wildlife officials say a young mountain lion euthanized last week was the one that attacked an 8-year-old boy outside his rural Colorado home. KCNC-TV reported Monday that authorities...

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

Wildlife roam where U.S. once made nuclear and chemical arms

DENVER – From sites outside Colorado’s largest city to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of places where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind...

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

Roofer who scammed dozens sentenced to prison

A fraudulent roofer who scammed more than a dozen La Plata County residents out of thousands of dollars each was sentenced Thursday in Grand Junction to eight years in prison after being found...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lethal measures off table for controlling wild horse herds

BOISE, Idaho — The Trump administration will not pursue lethal measures such as euthanasia or selling horses for slaughter to deal with what officials say is an ecological and fiscal crisis caused...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Resurfacing work begins east of Cortez

Chip-seal operations are underway at the eastern edge of Cortez for a project that will bring a fresh surface to U.S. Highway 160 from the eastern edge of town to the top of Mancos Hill. The $2.6...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eli Tomac second in stormy Thunder Valley Motocross in Colorado

Eli Tomac finished second overall Saturday at Thunder Valley after winning Motocross 2 on a muddy track in his home state of Colorado. The weather in Lakewood, Colorado, gave riders fits early in...

DATE: June 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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