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La Plata County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Nate Harris and three other deputies completed training last month to operate and drive the MaxProV.

Sheriff gets new armored vehicle

The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office has a new armored vehicle in operation.

It weighs 37,000 pounds, runs on diesel and gets fewer...

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National & World

Deal may be near on immigration crisis

WASHINGTON – Outlines of a possible compromise that would more quickly deport minors arriving from Central America emerged Thursday as part of President Barack...

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Too busy on the weekend? Not a problem

The smell of fresh pizza and sound of live folk music filled the air at the first evening farmers market in Cortez.

The July 1 event drew a different mix of artists and...

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Good Earth

Do webcams get in nature’s way?

PORTLAND, Maine – Wildlife webcam operators around the world are grappling with a problem: Viewers don’t want to see any harm come to critters they’ve grown...

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Math, science graduates earn top dollar

WASHINGTON – It seems to matter less whether your alma mater is public or private than what you study – math and science in particular – when it comes to...

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Klaus Bjorn Brockmann

Area resident Klaus Bjorn Brockmann died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in Riverside, California. He was 33. The cause of death was a brain injury from a fall caused by a...

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