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Hilltop House outbreak death not caused by COVID-19

Colton Toliver of Bayfield died two months shy of his 38th birthday. Little information about Toliver appears online: News reports and his obituary show some run-ins with the law, faith in God and...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | UPDATED: 5 hours 42 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Michael Bennet expresses support for two Biden Cabinet picks

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet participated in confirmation hearings for two of President-elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet nominees Tuesday, delving into issues of childhood poverty and intelligence security...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | UPDATED: 5 hours 44 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Pumping iron at the rec center

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photos: Weather from above

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office Monday 10:53 a.m. Items were stolen from a vehicle in the parking lot at Purgatory Resort. 5:10 p.m. The back window of a vehicle was broken out in the 34300...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Investigators piecing together timeline of 5-year-old’s drowning

Investigators this week continued to try to piece together the events that led to a 5-year-old boy drowning Sunday at Durango Hot Springs. “These cases are emotionally driven,” said La Plata County...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | UPDATED: 5 hours 42 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Two big-name Democrats exploring 2022 bids to unseat Lauren Boebert

Two well-known Democratic state lawmakers say they are already exploring whether to launch a bid to unseat U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert next year, just weeks into the fiery Republican’s term. It’s the...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez man found dead in camper fire

A man was found dead Saturday after a camper fire south of Cortez, according to Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin. The victim was identified as Eddie Dale Green, 63, of Cortez, according to...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | UPDATED: 5 hours 41 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm dumps 10 inches in Durango, more expected this week

At long last, Durango received its first significant snowfall in nearly three weeks – a boon to local ski resorts and a region in prolonged drought, but a wrench in Tuesday morning’s commute. The...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | UPDATED: 5 hours 42 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Tuesday snowstorm might favor lower elevations in Southwest Colorado

An unusual snow-producing storm that might leave more snow in Durango than on the highest peaks of the San Juan Mountains reached Southwest Colorado early Tuesday, canceling in-person learning at...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | UPDATED: 22 hours 53 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s Brennan Oil Co. switches gasoline supplier

Durango’s venerable gasoline provider Brennan Oil has changed fuel-supplier contracts going to Marathon Petroleum Corp. from Exxon Mobil Corp. New Marathon signs are already on gas pumps and Kevin...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2021 | UPDATED: 1 day 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio School District selects finalist for superintendent

In a split vote, the Ignacio School Board selected Walter Coulter of Gallup, New Mexico, as the finalist for the district superintendent position. With Superintendent Rocco Fuschetto set to retire...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2021 | UPDATED: 1 day 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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