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Mary Jane, boat with a story, to dock at Durango train museum

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will soon get a new exhibit in its museum: a 17-foot boat brought to Durango by rail in 1939. The Mary Jane, named after a person, not a plant, will be...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Barbara Noseworthy launches run for Durango City Council

Barbara Noseworthy, a strategic planning consultant, plans to focus on promoting job creation, jump-starting affordable housing development and addressing homelessness if elected to Durango City...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

First-year Fort Lewis College students to ski Purgatory, Hesperus free

Ardent skiers have another reason to attend Fort Lewis College: free passes to Purgatory Resort and Hesperus Ski Area for full-time, first-year students. “We’re so grateful for this partnership...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Local group forms to help restaurant workers cope with stress, share stories

Restaurant workers face high-pressure, low pay, odd hours and sometimes unrelenting working conditions. As a result, those employees tend to be more susceptible to stress, unhealthy drinking habits...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Report: Shrinking ridership hampers New Mexico commuter rail

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s only commuter rail line has marked another year of shrinking ridership, and a legislative report released Monday suggests targeted improvements in infrastructure, shorter...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Former Navajo Nation President Milton Bluehouse Sr. dies

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Milton Bluehouse Sr., who served six months as Navajo Nation president during a time of political upheaval, has died. Bluehouse died Monday morning weeks after doctors discovered...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

1 killed, 1 injured in chase and police shooting in Colorado

PUEBLO – Colorado police say one person is dead and another injured after they fired on a car that attempted to run over an officer during a chase. The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. Sunday...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico Legislature proposes teacher pay increases

SANTA FE – Leading New Mexico lawmakers on Monday proposed a 5.5 percent increase in spending on teacher pay with minimum salary raises of as much as 13 percent as they grapple with a court order...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Rocky Mountain PBS honors the late Bliss Bruen

Rocky Mountain PBS has named its Regional Innovation Center at Fort Lewis College after Durango resident Bliss Bruen. Bruen, who died in September 2018, was a longtime community organizer,...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Skier dies on Quandary Peak in Summit County in Colorado

FRICSO – A backcountry skier has died on Quandary Peak in Colorado’s Summit County. Authorities did not immediately release the name of the victim. The Summit Daily News reports that the incident...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Santa Fe archbishop pledges to open priest abuse records

ALBUQUERQUE – The head of the largest Roman Catholic diocese in New Mexico has pledged to open sealed records related to priest child sexual abuse cases as victims, attorneys and others push for...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico Legislature suggests 15 percent spending increase

SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico state government would increase spending on public education by 15 percent under a budget proposal from the Legislature’s lead budget-writing committee. The Legislative...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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