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Durango Police Tuesday 7:41 a.m. A vehicle was broken into overnight in the 700 block of Carriage Place. 8:05 a.m. Two vehicles were broken into in the 800 block of Valentine Drive. 8:42 a.m....

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democratic nomination eludes ex-CIA operative Valerie Plame

SANTA FE – Former CIA operative and political gadfly Valerie Plame’s bid for Congress was cut short in Tuesday’s primary election by attorney Teresa Leger Fernandez, as New Mexico voters opted for...

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ranchers, lawmakers, search for solutions to beef bottleneck

Scott Bell, a rancher in Dolores, had to sell off 140 cow-cattle pairs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the disease has rippled through the United States, it has shut down dozens of meat...

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango businesses back use of Main Avenue

Durango businesses support the partial closure of Main Avenue to provide space for outdoor commerce, but they will have to wait until later in June before seeing the changes. Downtown restaurants...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango City Council, police support peaceful protest

The city of Durango and Durango Police Department offered statements about George Floyd’s death during a City Council meeting Tuesday. “Institutional racism and discrimination continue to permeate...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 10 hours 32 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Biden wins Democratic primary in New Mexico

SANTA FE – Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday won the Democratic nomination for president in New Mexico, where President Donald Trump held a campaign rally last year in hopes of making...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Weatherman Mark Ronchetti wins GOP nomination for US Senate

SANTA FE – Former television weatherman Mark Ronchetti of Albuquerque won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate on Tuesday to compete in an open race to replace retiring Sen. Tom Udall....

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Former Gov. Hickenlooper tries to quash ethics subpoena

DENVER – Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s Senate campaign on Tuesday asked a state court to quash a subpoena requiring him to testify during a virtual hearing of the Independent Ethics...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Polis: Colorado adds hundreds of coronavirus contact tracers

DENVER – Colorado is adding more than 800 new contact tracers to the state’s coronavirus testing capabilities to quickly identify outbreaks as it gradually reopens its economy, Gov. Jared Polis...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico reports 116 new virus cases among state inmates

SANTA FE – New Mexico health officials on Tuesday reported an additional 227 coronavirus cases, with just over half of those among inmates at a detention center in southern New Mexico. The figures...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Photo: That’s a wrap on the school year in Durango

DATE: June 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 11 hours 43 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Habitat for Humanity builds despite coronavirus challenges

Habitat for Humanity of La Plata County is staying on mission by building houses for those in need, but its future is uncertain during the coronavirus pandemic. The organization’s ReStore, a retail...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 41 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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