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Hinsdale County sheriff, two daughters injured when avalanche hits their home

An avalanche hit and destroyed the house of Hinsdale County Sheriff Justin Casey just south of Lake City early Tuesday morning, but Casey and his two daughters, who were inside, are all expected to...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Power outages in La Plata, Archuleta counties

Hundreds of power outages were reported Tuesday morning across La Plata and Archuleta counties as a late-winter storm rolled through the region As of 5 p.m., La Plata Electric Association, reported...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Crash on Wolf Creek Pass kills man

Drugs, alcohol and excessive speed are considered factors in a crash on Wolf Creek Pass earlier this week that killed a 24-year-old man, according to Colorado State Patrol. CSP said in a news...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Police take proactive approach to problems at Colorado Pongas

Durango police decided more than a year ago that remedial measures would better address liquor license violations at Colorado Pongas rather than punitive ones. And it seems to be working, city...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

City: Condemnation never threatened to build Animas River Trail north

The city of Durango never used the threat of condemnation while planning the northern extension of the Animas River Trail as alleged by a resident, Durango’s Parks and Recreation director told a...

DATE: March 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s budget and spending come under scrutiny at candidates forum

Budget issues, taxes and better spending practices were the resounding themes for Durango City Council candidates at a forum Monday hosted by the League of Women Voters. Four candidates – Kim...

DATE: March 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

9-R dinner for business leaders puts focus on career education

Business leaders from Durango are invited to learn about career and technical education programs at Durango High School at a free dinner prepared by the school’s culinary arts students Thursday....

DATE: March 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Affordable housing waiting list to open for new applicants

High demand for affordable housing kept a Southwest Colorado nonprofit from opening its waiting list for federally funded housing vouchers for residents with disabilities for seven years. But the...

DATE: March 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Republicans halt state Senate proceedings in protest

DENVER – Republicans shut down the Colorado Senate floor Monday morning as they read a 2,000-page bill in an effort to halt controversial legislation they say has been rushed through committees and...

DATE: March 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Texas teen killed in Colorado skydiving accident

FLORENCE – Authorities say a 17-year-old male from Texas has died in a skydiving accident in Colorado. The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office says the man died Sunday in a field north of Florence,...

DATE: March 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Teen gets life sentence for girl’s slaying; could get parole

BRIGHTON – A Colorado teen who pleaded guilty to killing a 10-year-old girl has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 40 years. Aidan Zellmer was sentenced Monday in...

DATE: March 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wanted: More pastures for West’s overpopulated wild horses

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – If you ever wished to gaze at a stomping, snorting, neighing panorama of Western heritage from your living-room window, now could be your chance. A classic image of the American...

DATE: March 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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