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PHOTOS: Durango Nursery & Supply’s annual Harvest Fest

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico lawmakers back Albuquerque’s Amazon bid

ALBUQUERQUE – Nineteen New Mexico lawmakers say they’re ready to work with Amazon to create “one of the best places on Earth to work and live.” The New Mexico House Republican Caucus sent a letter...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Officials ID man shot by officer in south-central Colorado

VALDEZ – Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy in south-central Colorado. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation says 44-year-old Kristian Martinez...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State on the hook to clean up orphan oil and gas wells in La Plata County

Two oil and gas companies that abandoned more than 50 wells in La Plata County have put Colorado regulators on the hook for one of the largest cleanup projects in the state. “This is a fairly...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | UPDATED: 8 hours 16 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango chefs to collaborate, create at Strater

Sexual Assault Services Organization will hold its ninth annual Collaborative Chef’s Showcase, an evening of culinary creativity and fundraising in the community, on Nov. 2 at the Henry Strater...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 hours 53 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Friday 12:44 a.m. A drunken woman was being verbally abusive and threw a glass vase at the Park Side Condos, 1 East Sixth Ave. Thursday 2:25 p.m. The driver of a white truck was...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County man found guilty of sexual assault on a child

A La Plata County man has been found guilty of sexual assault on a child after a four-day trial this week in Durango. The man, who was a juvenile at the time of the assaults, exposed himself to a...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 21 hours 54 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Eight starving dogs rescued in La Plata County

Eight starving dogs on the brink of death made a full recovery at the La Plata County Humane Society after they were seized from a home in rural La Plata County. “This was a clear case of abuse and...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 8 hours 18 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Denver Post article about Superfund site’s threat to wildlife catches flak

A recent Denver Post article is being called misleading and inaccurate for overstating the risks to wildlife from mine contamination around a Superfund site near Silverton. “The statement that EPA...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 21 hours 51 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Three men arrested on suspicion of sexual assault

Three men were being held Friday at the La Plata County Jail on suspicion of threatening a woman with a gun and then making her perform sexual acts. Devin “Ducky” Richard Bond, 21, Anthony “Izzy”...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 21 hours 54 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect in double Colorado killing was an Air Force officer

FORT COLLINS – A man suspected of fatally shooting two people, including a Colorado State University student, and wounding a third before killing himself was an Air Force staff sergeant based in...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

National tribal group calls for drilling moratorium around Chaco

ALBUQUERQUE – The National Congress of American Indians has waded into the debate over oil and gas development in northwestern New Mexico, calling for a moratorium on drilling in the region...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News