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Hickenlooper recommends Superfund listing for mine sites around Silverton

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday recommended a Superfund listing in the wake of the Gold King Mine spill, ending more than six months of discussions on whether the state should pursue the...

DATE: March 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Colorado Legislature’s slow-moving traffic bill dies

DENVER – Legislation that would have required slow-moving traffic on two-lane mountain highways to pull over has crashed and died. Senate Bill 18 would have required drivers on two-lane highways –...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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New high school opens

Buses and cars dropped students off at the new Montezuma-Cortez High School without much fanfare on Wednesday, as assistant principal Chris Kelley and Ute Mountain Ute education counselor Alicia...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Assault suspected as rafters hit cable

A metal cable stretched across the Dolores River scraped five people off their raft on Tuesday, sending one woman to the hospital with a head injury. The Montezuma County Sheriff's Office is...

DATE: June 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Ds - news

Assault suspected after rafters hit cable

A metal cable stretched across the Dolores River scraped five people off their raft on Tuesday, sending one woman to the hospital with a head injury. The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office is...

DATE: June 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mountain lion mysteries revealed

They are not really true lions and are more closely related to cheetahs. They are the second-largest wildcat in the Americas, bowing to the very rare jaguar. Their existence 15,000 years ago in...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Living

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Mountain lion mysteries revealed

They are not really true lions and are more closely related to cheetahs. They are the second-largest wildcat in the Americas, bowing to the very rare jaguar. Their existence 15,000 years ago in...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: Ds - news

State utilities commission to review electric-rate increase

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission will hear a complaint filed by a coalition of large companies and electric cooperatives, including Empire Electric Association and La Plata Electric...

DATE: March 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local news

Fort Lewis College to offer graduate degree

For the first time in its 102-year history, Fort Lewis College will offer a graduate degree, a master of arts in education, teacher leadership.The college recently got approval from the Higher...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local news