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New Mexico utility to keep lights on for federal workers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – New Mexico’s largest electric utility says it will not disconnect the power of federal employees who are behind on their bills. Public Service Co. of New Mexico made the...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Vail Resorts’ stock falls on lowered profit forecast

BROOMFIELD – Shares of Vail Resorts are falling after the ski resort company lowered one of its full-year forecasts because of fewer guests in early December. The Broomfield, Colorado-based company...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Report says La Plata County teens lacking meaningful relationships with adults

A report from the Colorado Attorney General’s Office shows that disconnection from caring adults, social media use and exclusion from extracurricular activities, among many other factors, are...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Thursday 7:56 a.m. One vehicle rear-ended another in the 1100 block of South Camino del Rio. At least one citation was issued. 11:27 a.m. Someone reported dynamite on a property...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal workers in Denver protest shutdown

Nathan Wiser, who monitors water quality for the Environmental Protection Agency in Denver, has been unable to go to work for 20 days due to the partial government shutdown. So on Thursday...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango Natural Foods sets vote to shutter operations

Member-owners of Durango Natural Foods will vote later this month on whether to dissolve the cooperative or elect a new board in an attempt to make the nonprofit financially stable. DNF is...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bond relief denied in December kidnapping, robbery case in Cortez

One of two defendants suspected of kidnapping, robbing and threatening to kill and bury a hitchhiker on County Road G in December laughed in Montezuma County Court on Wednesday when Judge JenniLynn...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado judge resigns after panel finds impropriety

The Associated Press DENVER – A Colorado Appeals Court judge has resigned after a discipline review panel found three judicial code violations, including referring to a fellow Appeals Court judge...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Federal workers get $0 pay stubs as shutdown drags on

OGDEN, Utah – Federal workers received pay stubs Friday with nothing but zeroes on them as the effects of the government shutdown hit home, deepening anxieties about mortgage payments and unpaid...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cortez man killed in crash on U.S. Highway 160/491

A Cortez man was killed Thursday night after a three-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 160/491, near western town limits of Cortez. According to Colorado State Trooper Jeffrey Chmielewski, around 6...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Salvage yard near Bayfield is final resting place for hundreds of cars

When your old beater has made its last commute, there’s a better than fair chance it will end up at Lon’s Automotive, a salvage yard, mechanic shop and used-parts dealer near Bayfield. The shop,...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Best bets for the weekend in and around Durango

Best bets this weekend include the Old Time Music Dance Party, with live music by Six Dollar String Band, square dance fashion show and easy square dance lesson Saturday at the Florida Grange, and...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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