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Fourth graders explore ancient Colorado life through real artifacts

Needham Elementary fourth graders hurled balls through the air with hand-held launchers last week to learn the mechanics of ancient spear throwing tools used by archaic Native Americans. Ball...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 hour 31 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Broncos fans find screens showing their team

Gunnar Anderson planned to camp out Sunday at the bar at Steamworks Brewing Co. “unless the Broncos start playing really badly.” It took a while for Anderson to realize the Albuquerque FOX...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Osprey donates over 200 backpacks to Cortez schools

A few hundred Cortez students are receiving sturdy backpacks this year, thanks to an annual donation by Osprey. This is the third or fourth year the Cortez-based backpack company has taken on the...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pickleball tournament in Durango draws devotees

Pickleball devotees like to point out it’s one of the fastest growing sports in the country, something you could believe this weekend when some 70 players from the region descended on Durango to...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2019 | UPDATED: 52 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Water district rebuffs Ignacio’s request for service

The La Plata Archuleta Water District has said “no” again to becoming Ignacio’s water provider. Town representatives met Sept. 12 with the water board to ask, one more time and in person, for the...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farm Bureau, state officials share concerns about youth involvement at 100th anniversary

IGNACIO – Farmers, ranchers and Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture Kate Greenberg said younger generations face big barriers in joining Colorado’s agriculture industry at the 100th La Plata...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 37

About 80 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about the Potawatomi Leadership Program, with 66% of respondents correctly answering, “Eagle feathers.”...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mobile home parks become immigrants’ home away from home

AVON – The Aspens Mobile Home Village sits on a wedge of land tucked between eastbound I-70 and the Eagle River in the mountains near Vail. The park is easy to miss in the blur of freeway speeds –...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango broker donated proceeds to avoid ‘an appearance of a conflict of interest’

Former Mayor and local real estate broker Christina Rinderle said Saturday that she decided to donate almost $20,000 in commission from the sale of City Manager Ron LeBlanc’s private home without...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Albuquerque students send handmade cards to El Paso schools

ALBUQUERQUE – Stacks of roughly 6-inch by 4-inch notes spilled onto tables in an Eisenhower Middle School science classroom – the colorful drawings and stickers contrasting with the black...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Three killed in Albuquerque in separate shootings Friday night

ALBUQUERQUE – Albuquerque police said three people are dead after separate shootings Friday night. Police said say the shootings include an apparently accidental one in which several people were...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man sentenced in Utah killing pleads guilty in Colorado death

DENVER – A man who was previously convicted of fatally shooting a University of Utah student has pleaded guilty to killing a Colorado man. Austin Jeffrey Boutain pleaded guilty Friday to murder and...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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