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Under scrutiny, New Mexico opioid prescriptions taper off

SANTA FE, N.M. — The number of people receiving opioid pain medication prescriptions or risky overlapping prescriptions has shown a notable decline in New Mexico since the state ordered doctors to...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Documentary footage on missing Mesa Verde hiker filmed in Cortez

A studio filmed a documentary in Cortez and Mesa Verde National Park this week, to focus on the search and rescue efforts surrounding the disappearance of Mitchell Dale Stehling, 51, in 2013....

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Bennet, Gardner react to Senate version of health care bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado, strongly opposes the Senate’s health care proposal, and his Republican counterpart, Sen. Cory Gardner, said he is carefully reading the bill...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Authorities say Colorado fires might have been purposely set

REDVALE, Colo. — Authorities say a series of wildfires that broke out along the border of Colorado’s Montrose and San Miguel counties might have been set on purpose. The San Miguel Sheriff’s...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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State can’t meet deadlines for mental health evaluations

DENVER — Colorado’s state mental hospital says an increase in court orders for mental health evaluations is making it difficult to meet a requirement that jail inmates receive such evaluations...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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La Plata, Montezuma counties students not up-to-date on vaccinations

Many students at schools in La Plata and Montezuma counties are not up to date on their vaccinations, according to statewide school data released by the Colorado Department of Public Health and...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Man dies in northwestern Colorado reservoir

CRAIG — A 32-year-old man has died in a northwestern Colorado reservoir. Witnesses told the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office that the man slid into Kenney Reservoir off the cliffs just before 5...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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GOP New Mexico lawmaker wants to shrink national monument

SANTA FE, N.M. — Members of New Mexico’s delegation to Capitol Hill are at odds over whether to reduce the size of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument under a review by the...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Bayfield Town Board OKs sketch plan for Clover Meadows addition

Developers of the seventh phase of Clover Meadows in Bayfield received approval Monday night of a revised sketch plan moving through the town’s planning process. For now, they are not required to...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Justice Gorsuch has Colorado home for sale for $1.675M

The Associated Press BOULDER — Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has his Colorado home on the market for $1.675 million. The nearly 6,000-square-foot home in Boulder County has four bedrooms and...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Did lawmakers crackdown on texting while driving? It’s complicated

DENVER – “Texting while driving is dangerous behavior, stop it.” State Sen. Lois Court, D-Denver, said that is the message a new law cracking down on distracted driving was intended to deliver. But...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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UPDATE: Bad weather hampers search for Colorado climber

MOSCOW — The Russian Emergencies Ministry says the search for a missing American climber has been hampered by adverse weather on Russia’s highest peak. Steven Beare, a police officer from...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News