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Durango Police Tuesday 7:13 a.m. Dogs were barking on a deck causing a noise disturbance in an apartment in the 700 block of Main Avenue. 10:48 a.m. Smoke was coming from electrical outlets...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Redwine remains in jail, despite incorrect newspaper headline

Mark Redwine remained behind bars on $750,000 cash-surety bail Wednesday, despite a Front Range newspaper suggesting otherwise. A district court judge reduced Redwine’s bail from $1 million cash...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Fire destroys mobile home south of Durango

A family of four was displaced Wednesday when their mobile home caught fire south of Durango. Firefighters received the call at 2:18 p.m. at 146 Wheeler Loop, about four miles south of Durango...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 hour 42 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Noted forensic anthropologist Douglas Owsley to speak at Fort Lewis College

The Journal Forensic anthropologist Douglas W. Owsley, division head for physical anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, will speak at Fort Lewis College...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Don’t have a watercraft for Float To Work Day? You’ve got options

Those who wish to participate in Durango’s first Float to Work Day but don’t have a watercraft have some options to get on the river, according to a city of Durango news release. From 7 to 9 a.m....

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 hour 39 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

11 hospitalized after van hits fuel truck at Denver airport

DENVER – Police say 11 people were taken to the hospital after a van crashed into a fuel truck at Denver International Airport late Tuesday. KMGH-TV reports the crash happened at about 10 p.m. at...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Convicted rapist released from jail 1 year early

BOULDER – A convicted rapist was released from the Boulder County Jail after serving about half of the two-year work-release sentence some viewed as too lenient. The Daily Camera reports Boulder...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Mother, daughter, 2 dogs found dead with gunshot wounds

PUEBLO WEST – Authorities are investigating after a mother and daughter were found dead with gunshot wounds in their southern Colorado home. The bodies of 42-year-old Jennifer Hamula and...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Immigration reform group won’t hold conference in Colorado

COLORADO SPRINGS – A group that backs “patriotic immigration reform” won’t hold a planned conference at a Colorado resort next year following protests in the wake of the deadly rally in...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Burn-out operations conclude in HD Mountains near Bayfield

After several days of preparation, firefighters Tuesday night successfully conducted burn-out operations and monitored the 842 Fire in the HD Mountains near Chimney Rock National Monument. Crews...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 hours 53 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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New Dolores River bridge installed near Bedrock

The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor SEMA Construction have installed the new Dolores River Bridge on Colorado Highway 90, according to a CDOT news release. The precast concrete...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Navajo Code Talker’s life told in film

Sam Sandoval, the last surviving Navajo Code Talker from Shiprock, has much to say about his life, his tribe and justice. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Sandoval said, he enlisted to fight for...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 12 hours 33 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News