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Farmington police searching for suspect in kidnapping, sexual assault

FARMINGTON – Farmington police are searching for a suspect in a kidnapping and sexual assault case, the department announced Tuesday afternoon. A warrant has been issued for Waylon Johnson, 44, of...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two cabins destroyed by fire northeast of Durango

Two cabins were destroyed by a fire Tuesday afternoon near the Aspen Trails subdivision northeast of Durango, a fire that spread into the surrounding wildlands. The fire was reported shortly before...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire destroys mobile home south of Dolores

A mobile home south of Dolores was destroyed in a fire shortly before 5 p.m. Monday. The owner, Josh Archuleta, said his wife, Heather, and the couple’s five children were home and escaped...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire erupts at furniture store in downtown Cortez

Crates and old furniture broke out in flames shortly after 7 p.m. Monday at Town and Country Furnishings, 38 N. Linden St. in Cortez. The fire was limited to crates and old furniture on the back...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County voter turnout low ahead of Election Day

In the final hours before Election Day, some La Plata County campaigns are sprinting to turn out the vote and others are counting on a culmination of their efforts to pay off. La Plata County...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Sunday 10:49 a.m. Two dogs cornered a buck in the river in the 700 block of South Camino del Rio. 1:43 p.m. A burglary occurred in the 3400 block of Main Avenue. 4:25 p.m. ...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County man arrested for allegedly exposing himself to Mercy nurse

A 54-year-old La Plata County man was arrested Friday after allegedly exposing himself to a nurse at Mercy Regional Medical Center. According to an arrest affidavit filed by the Durango Police...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s Maxim hopeful comes up short in modeling competition

Amanda Cristine Guffey, Durango’s aspiring Maxim Magazine cover girl, narrowly missed moving forward in the magazine’s national modeling competition. Guffey, daughter of the family for which Lemon...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Without aid of books and pictures, kids use movement to interpret stories

FARMINGTON – As a group of kids settled in for storytime at the Farmington Public Library , there was something noticeably missing: a book. Instead, there was a lady dressed in colorful clothes...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

N.M. indicators show improved overdose prevention work

FARMINGTON – New Mexico saw improvements in drug overdose prevention measures in the past year, the state’s Department of Health announced this week. The state uses three main strategies to combat...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County commission candidates file first expense report

One positive of announcing your candidacy early: There’s more time to raise money, and spend money. The first campaign expense filing for the November 2020 election shows La Plata County...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hesperus man has been cutting wood for 30 years, and he can’t stop

HESPERUS – Five thousand, two hundred sixty and counting. That’s how many cords of wood Tom Fischer says he’s cut and sold in almost 30 years. That’s more than 660,000 cubic feet of wood – enough...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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