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Bear attempts theft of pot dispensary dumpster in Colorado

LYONS – A surveillance camera filmed a bear attempting to take and open a dumpster at a Colorado marijuana dispensary. The Daily Camera reports that Colorado Parks and Wildlife Northeast Region...

DATE: July 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado approves expansion of hunting access program

FRISCO – Colorado wildlife officials plan to more than double the amount of state trust land that is open to limited hunting and fishing. The Summit Daily reported Monday that the state Parks and...

DATE: July 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

The Blotter

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday 5:03 a.m. Someone kicked a 48-year-old woman in the head somewhere on East Third Avenue in Durango. Monday 1:17 p.m. Three vehicles crashed, rear-ending...

DATE: July 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County to pay $125,000 in sexual harassment lawsuit

La Plata County has agreed to pay $125,000 to a former employee who claimed county staff ignored complaints of sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Bayfield resident Melissa...

DATE: July 23, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 hour 39 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

16-year-old Bayfield girl who died in ATV crash identified

Authorities have identified a 16-year-old girl found dead after an ATV crash near Lemon Reservoir, but the cause of death remains unknown. La Plata County Coroner Jann Smith said Alyssa Fischer was...

DATE: July 23, 2019 | UPDATED: 25 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Man stabbed in Durango park; suspect remains at large, police say

A man stabbed another man Saturday evening in Schneider Park and fled the scene, according to the Durango Police Department. Law enforcement across the Four Corners was looking for the suspect...

DATE: July 23, 2019 | UPDATED: 8 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Wyoming missing indigenous persons task force to meet

Associated Press CHEYENNE – Wyoming’s new Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Task Force is scheduled to hold its first meeting on Wednesday. Gov. Mark Gordon announced the task force in April...

DATE: July 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man arrested in Mexico for 2015 assault on Colorado officer

SHERIDAN – A Colorado man has been arrested in Mexico for an assault on a police officer during a traffic stop. Sheridan police say 28-year-old Ismael Rayos of Lakewood was deported from Mexico and...

DATE: July 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

5 adults involved in youth baseball brawl reach plea deals

LAKEWOOD – Five of eight adults cited for disorderly conduct in a brawl that broke out during a youth baseball game in Colorado have reached plea agreements. KMGH-TV reports the five applied for a...

DATE: July 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man who drove Jeep into Dolores River likely won’t be charged

A Dove Creek man who tried and failed to cross the Dolores River in a Jeep at high water last month will likely not face any charges or citations, according to the Bureau of Land Management. Rodney...

DATE: July 23, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 hours 9 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Man rescued after fall from El Diente Peak

An experienced mountaineer required a helicopter rescue off El Diente Peak July 10 after falling 600 feet and suffering injuries, reports Dolores County Search and Rescue. The man, whose name was...

DATE: July 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores teen gets help on wings of an AeroAngel

Friday morning, a Pilatus PC-12 plane lifted off from Cortez Municipal Airport, carrying 15-year-old Nick Lester to Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego for cancer treatment. The Dolores teenager...

DATE: July 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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