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Cowboys bump Broncos from TV screens in Southwest Colorado

It appears locals’ love for Denver television stations will remain unrequited. An aggravating situation that for sports fans was all too apparent Sunday, when Denver Broncos fans in La Plata and...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Collaboration on the Four Corners/One Book program

“One Book” style programs are in place around the country, but for smaller libraries it’s often a challenge to participate, because of workload and cost. How did Cortez Public Library lead the way...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

Part 3: Colorado towns take action to preserve mobile home parks

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – Jeff Morehead’s cat slips through the small, square door carved into his wooden fence, a gateway from Morehead’s mobile home lot to a serene landscape of blooming flowers and...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plea offered in Mancos murder case

Murder suspect Debra Gaylyn Riddle has been offered a plea deal, and has until Jan. 10 to decide to accept it or go to trial. Riddle faces a second-degree murder charge for the death of her...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

FBI investigates homicide in northeast Arizona

The FBI has responded to a homicide that occurred Sept. 13 at a home in Sweetwater, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation. “We are working alongside the Navajo Nation Department of Public safety, Shiprock...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Burger King back open after gas leak repaired

The Burger King in Cortez is back in business after shutting down for a few days earlier this month because of a gas leak and equipment repairs. According to Atmos Energy, around 4 p.m., Sept. 5 a...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rare American marten sighted in La Sal Mountains

A rare American marten has been documented in the La Sal Mountains near Moab, reports the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. “One of our biologists has made an incredible finding,” DWR announced...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Part 1: Mobile home parks approach a boiling point

In the Aurora mobile home park where she lived for 16 years, eviction notices kept coming to Petra Bennett’s door – for unauthorized guests, lack of insurance, late rent. They were bogus threats to...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The saga of Steamboat Springs’ mobile home parks

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – Christina Allevato Payton had a rare find in Steamboat Springs: a waterfront home for under $1 million. “I probably lived in a $2 million spot with an amazing view,” she said....

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez’s Bealls will convert to a discount retailer

Stage Stores Inc. , the owner of Bealls, plans to convert its store in Cortez to another of its brands, Gordmans, a discount retailer, in spring. Blakeley Graham, manager of brand publicity for...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

State project: Costs squeeze out mobile home residents in Durango

Durango resident Dave Bray has lived in the mobile home park on Animas View Drive for more than 30 years, but in the next year he plans to move out of town because of rising lot rent. “There’s a...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Five Southwest Colorado startups unveiled

Five new Southwest Colorado startups were unveiled this week to investors, and two young companies offered presentations seeking a second round of funding. The firms were part of the 2019 class of...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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