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Durango Police Thursday 6:19 a.m. A woman was sleeping in a doorway in the 1000 block of Main Avenue. Officers gave at least one person a verbal warning. Wednesday 8:01 a.m. A man threw rocks...

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

Bloomberg gun plan: Permits, assault weapon ban, age limits

AURORA – Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg unveiled a gun control policy on Thursday just steps from the site of one of Colorado’s worst mass shootings, calling for a ban on all...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Springs apartment complex to vacate due to asbestos

COLORADO SPRINGS – Colorado authorities have notified apartment complex residents that they have 10 days to evacuate after authorities discovered positive tests of asbestos in the building. KRDO-TV...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Southwest Health Alliance starting negotiations to bring health care costs down

Health insurance premiums in Southwest Colorado can rival a mortgage payment, but the recently formed Southwest Health Alliance expects to start negotiations with health care providers in coming...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 hour 4 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

New storm expected Sunday in Southwest Colorado

By Patrick Armijo Herald Staff Writer After a late-autumn rain at lower elevations Thursday, another storm system is expected to move into Southwest Colorado around midnight Saturday, and it holds...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 hours 28 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Plane diverted to Denver because of disruptive passenger

DENVER – A Frontier Airlines plane was diverted to Denver after a passenger became disruptive during the flight, airline officials said Thursday. Law enforcement officers removed the passenger...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Southern Ute fire agency plans brush burn

Southern Ute Agency Fire Management began a planned brush pile burn in Sandoval Canyon on Wednesday. The 120-acre burn was scheduled to continue until Friday but stalled because of weather...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 hours 9 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos library to hold wreath workshop

The Journal Mancos Public Library will host its annual wreath workshop Saturday. The class will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., and is limited to 15 participants. Pre-registration is required, with...

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

Durango CBD retailers not fretting FDA updates

Companies selling cannabidiol products face an uncertain future after the Food and Drug Administration issued a consumer update that detailed the potential harmful effects of CBD. The FDA...

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

Driver who killed Colorado trooper during blizzard gets jail

GREELEY – A man who lost control of his car and killed a Colorado state trooper helping a stranded driver during a blizzard will spend 90 days behind bars. In an unexpected move, a judge on...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Boiler explosion kills worker at Colorado prison

COLORADO SPRINGS – An investigation is underway after a worker died in a boiler explosion at a prison in southern Colorado. KRDO-TV in Colorado Springs reports the worker, whose name has not been...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado man sues after New Mexico treasure hunt search

SANTA FE – A Colorado treasure hunter claiming he was duped has filed a $1.5 million lawsuit against a New Mexico man who said he hid a chest filled with valuables somewhere in the Rocky Mountains....

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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