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SCAPE choses six companies for business accelerator

Hard cider from heirloom apples and downloadable PDFs for sewing patterns are among the products pursued by six startup companies chosen to participate in the 2019 class of the Southwest Colorado...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Program adds incentive for rural teachers

DENVER – Gov. Jared Polis signed into law Monday a bill that will expand a program offering rural teachers stipends, an incentive that lawmakers hope will draw teachers to the schools most affected...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 hours 49 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Tuesday 1:54 a.m. A man was yelling outside a business in the 1900 block of Main Avenue. 2:03 a.m. Someone was trespassing in the lobby of the Durango Post Office. Monday 10:57...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Police Department adopts online crime reporting

Residents and visitors can now report non-emergency crimes online with the Durango Police Department – a change law enforcement hopes will reduce workloads for officers who have been responding to...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man to stand trial for allegedly trying to kill cattle in Utah

Durango resident Mark Franklin – husband of prominent local environmentalist Rose Chilcoat – will stand trial April 1 for allegedly trying to kill cattle two years ago after he closed a corral gate...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | UPDATED: 32 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

2 deputies charged in man’s death out at sheriff’s office

BOULDER – Two sheriff’s deputies in Colorado charged with manslaughter in the death of a man they were transporting to detox are no longer with their department. The Daily Camera reports that...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation searches for funding to replace decrepit jails

FARMINGTON – Navajo Nation officials are in search of funding to replace two deteriorating tribal jails. U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan toured one in Shiprock, New Mexico, last week that has asbestos,...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Report: Drought, heat in New Mexico wiped out acres of trees

SANTA FE – A new report says near-record heat and persistent drought in New Mexico wiped out more than 120,000 acres of ponderosa pine, spruce, piñon and other trees last year. The Santa Fe New...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Columbine families gather to tell stories nearly 20 years after tragedy

LITTLETON – Families of the Columbine High School shooting victims gathered at the school on Saturday to tell their stories nearly 20 years after the tragedy, and they spoke of forgiveness,...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | UPDATED: 7 hours 56 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Photos: Red Mountain Pass, after the storm

DATE: March 26, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 hours 25 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

What happens when city equipment breaks?

Nothing is indestructible. Everything breaks. So what happens when crucial city equipment like snowplows and dump trucks fail? The answer is pretty simple: The city fixes them. But repairing and...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 hour 42 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez, former police officer pay $100K in misconduct case

The city of Cortez and a former Cortez police officer agreed in January to pay a $100,000 settlement in a lawsuit filed a year after the officer pleaded guilty in a criminal misconduct case....

DATE: March 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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