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Illegal pot busts are booming across Colorado’s forests. Are cartels to blame?

Deep in Colorado’s national forests, shadowy teams of people are clear-cutting underbrush, trenching hillsides for cultivation, diverting and damming streams to create reservoirs and using...

DATE: April 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Flames engulf garage in Mancos; investigation underway

The cause of a fire that destroyed a garage and shed in Mancos on Friday is under investigation, Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin said. The Mancos Fire Department responded to a fire in the...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Students create event to fight teen isolation during ‘The Main Event’

Kids made new friends and learned healthy coping mechanisms on Saturday during an event held in collaboration with a party on north Main Avenue. “The Main Event” was organized by the Business...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 7 hours 26 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Romney seeks Utah Republican Party nomination at convention

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Mitt Romney may have one of the best-known names in national politics, but he’s still going to have to face down nearly a dozen Republican contenders in Utah on Saturday in...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango man killed after being hit by vehicle

A Durango man was fatally struck by a vehicle early Saturday morning on U.S. Highway 160 near the intersection of County Road 225A. Capt. Adrian Driscoll of the Colorado State Patrol identified the...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Americans told to toss romaine lettuce grown over E. coli fears

PHOENIX – U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

As La Plata County grows, ‘rush hour’ may become a real concern

Durango’s “rush hour” isn’t much by big city standards, but given the expected population boom, this relatively remote pocket of Southwest Colorado could be in for a rude awakening. “We’re pretty...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weekly planner for April 23-27

Monday Cardio and strength interval class, 9 a.m., Edgemont Highlands Community Lodge, 40 Red Canyon Trail. La Plata County Board of County Commissioners work session, 1:30 p.m., Administration...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Music in the Mountains adds four to board

Music in the Mountains recently appointed four new members to its Board of Directors: Bob Chaput, David Clark, David Habrat and Sydney Morris. “All four of our newest board members embody the...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Longtime Durango resident turns 95

Longtime Durango resident Margaret Turnell celebrated her 95th birthday April 14 with about 180 guests, including friends and family who live in Durango and others who traveled from all over the...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

How a Utah county turned closing a corral gate into felony charges

On April Fool’s Day last year, Mark Franklin closed a gate to Zane Odell’s corral on Lime Ridge, a windy rise between the small southeastern Utah towns of Bluff and Mexican Hat. In the criminal...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Friday fundraising event to benefit LGBTQ youth

The third annual spring benefit for Four Corners Rainbow Youth Center will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Powerhouse Science Center, 1333 Camino del Rio. Four Corners Rainbow Youth Center...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News