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Colorado lawmakers resume work in vandalized Capitol

DENVER – Colorado lawmakers returned to work Monday in a Capitol building with smashed and boarded up windows and graffiti being cleaned from its granite walls after four days of protests....

DATE: June 1, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Denver police arrest 83 for curfew violations

Police arrested 83 people who they say violated Denver’s 8 p.m. curfew Saturday night, a rule put in place in attempt to keep protesters from causing more damage and clashing with officers. Denver...

DATE: June 1, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Kayakers, rafters blast extended closure of Clear Creek

Jefferson County, like the rest of Colorado, reopened restaurants and loosened restrictions on people’s movement this week. But Clear Creek, one of its most popular draws, will remain closed ....

DATE: June 1, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

WATCH: In a rare sighting, moose visits Durango

A moose was spotted in north Durango last week, a rather rare sight for an animal more known to wander the high country. Kirby McLaurin, who lives in the River View Mobile Home Park near Oxbow Park...

DATE: June 1, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire restrictions remain in place for San Juan National Forest

Fire restrictions remain in place on all National Forest System lands within the San Juan National Forest, including wilderness. Forest visitors are prohibited from igniting, building, maintaining,...

DATE: June 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawyer finds his niche as government watchdog

Matt Roane, an attorney in Archuleta County, knows he is not universally loved, but he hopes his work fighting open records issues will spur a movement of government watchdogs. Roane has found a...

DATE: June 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Independent candidates for La Plata County commissioner to hold drive-thru events

Independent candidates running for La Plata County commissioner seats will hold several events in the coming weeks to gather enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot. In the upcoming...

DATE: May 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County taps into solar energy

Montezuma County is now partially powered by the sun. In March, 208 solar panels were installed on top of the county annex building, which houses the health department, senior center, Colorado...

DATE: May 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Free COVID-19 testing expands at Mercy

Mercy Regional Medical Center has moved and expanded its free COVID-19 testing location to the parking lot located on the east side of Mercy Hospice House, 1010 Three Springs Blvd., on the...

DATE: May 31, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Lemon Reservoir struggles to fill, while Vallecito nears capacity

Their land sits mere miles apart, but irrigators on the Florida River will likely have a shorter irrigation season than some of their neighbors on the Pine River in eastern La Plata County....

DATE: May 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Speedy trials or pandemic protections? Colorado faces a court logjam

Andy Starrett’s teenage daughter was murdered in a hotel room almost three years ago. The man accused of the crime, his daughter’s ex-boyfriend, fled to Mexico. It took more than a year to...

DATE: May 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

How quarantine affected crime in Colorado

Nobody knew how the coronavirus, with its historic stay-at-home order from the governor, would influence and inspire crime across Colorado . No previous period, no critical incident, offered much...

DATE: May 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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