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At a glance: 11 measures on Colorado’s 2020 ballot

Many voters bristle when it comes time to complete the ballot measures on election cards. The measures can be confusing and require voters to work to make informed decisions. But ballot measures...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Driver’s license, credit cards found with missing man at Mesa Verde National Park

Authorities say it appears the human remains found in Mesa Verde National Park do indeed belong to a Texas man who vanished without a trace in 2013 while visiting the park. Montezuma County Coroner...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

There are candidates, then there are other variables that will guide this election

Many people predicted a big news year in 2020 culminating with a presidential election. Little did they realize how distant impeachment of a president would look less than two months before voters...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mother of Dylan Redwine pushed new law now used in high-profile crimes

Though the pain of losing her son will never heal, Elaine Hall said a law she helped pass, making tampering with a deceased body a felony, offers at least a little respite. “The healing process is...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Wednesday 11:46 a.m. A man attempted to use a fake ID at a dispensary in the 900 block of Highway 3. 2:14 p.m. Two men in their 20s were looking in windows in the 1200 block of...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County agencies explore ways to support youths during COVID

La Plata County health experts and youth advocates, worried that the COVID-19 pandemic will negatively impact young people’s health, are focusing on connectedness as a possible solution. Whether it...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Best bets this weekend in and around Durango

Best bets this weekend include the Old Fort Cider release and Durango Autumn Arts Festival. Southwest Colorado Apple Heritage and the Old Fort Lewis will host a release of their small-batch cider...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

End of a mystery? Human remains found at Mesa Verde National Park could solve 2013 disappearance

Search and rescue crews on Thursday found human remains at Mesa Verde National Park, which authorities believe belong to a Texas man who went missing in 2013. Mesa Verde National Park...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday 5:51 p.m. A burglary was reported in the 40200 block of U.S. Highway 550 north. 6:03 p.m. A 50-year-old’s throat was cut and he was bleeding in the...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango officials identify driver in Main Avenue bump-out crash

A suspected drunken driver careened through a “bump-out” Wednesday night on Main Avenue in Durango, sending four people to the hospital, according to the Durango Police Department. The crash...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Off-road vehicle rolls north of Silverton, sending six to hospital

An off-highway vehicle that rolled 100 yards down a steep embankment Wednesday north of Silverton resulted in one child having to be taken by helicopter to Mercy Regional Medical Center. DeAnne...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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