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Photo: Skyhawks to wear turquoise for Native American Heritage Month

The Fort Lewis College Skyhawks basketball teams will wear turquoise jerseys provided by Nike during the men’s and women’s home openers Wednesday night against Northern New Mexico. Tickets to the...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rep. Marc Catlin easily defeats Cagin for Colorado House 58 seat

Republican Rep. Marc Catlin, of Montrose, has been elected to represent the 58th District House of Representative seat in the Colorado Legislature. Districtwide, he got 62.97 percent of the vote...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s pitch for tax increase didn’t work as expected

Thomas Avenue is failing. And it will fail, city officials said, after voters rejected a ballot question that would have raised sales and property taxes to pay for street projects and law...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. Hickenlooper issues 23 more pardons

DENVER – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has issued pardons for 23 people determined to have moved past their criminal histories and to be contributing to their communities. Hickenlooper’s clemency...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Jared Polis vows to defend Colorado lands, outdoor industry

DENVER – Colorado Gov.-elect Jared Polis has pledged to protect the state’s public lands and to promote its booming outdoor recreation industry. “I will very much take seriously my responsibility...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

The Blotter

Durango Police Thursday 10:38 a.m. Someone in a white SUV hauling a white cargo trailer threw coins at a construction worker near mile marker 87 on U.S. Highway 160. 2:43 p.m. A man driving a...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Court denies appeal in sexual assault case

Editor’s note: This story contains graphic details that might be disturbing to readers. The Colorado Court of Appeals has denied an appeal of a 2008 conviction of a man charged with felony murder...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado man pleads guilty to trespassing at Old Faithful

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. – A 27-year-old Colorado man who walked dangerously close to Old Faithful geyser in September is banned from Yellowstone National Park and nearby Grand Teton...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Energy company drops plans to drill under lake, dog park

DENVER – An oil and gas company that wanted to drill 14 wells that would extend underneath a Colorado lake has withdrawn its application amid public outcry over the proposal. The Denver Post...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Dolores County elects new public officials

In Dolores County, local races were contested for sheriff, clerk and recorder, and coroner. Unaffiliated Don Wilson won a close race for sheriff, earning 636 votes (55 percent) compared with...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tax increase for Lewis-Arriola Fire passes

Voters approved a 1.41 mill levy increase for the Lewis-Arriola Fire Protection District in Tuesday’s election. The measure passed by a vote of 847-628 – 57.42 percent to 42.58 percent – according...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trump bad for skiing, CEO says

President Donald Trump’s policies on climate change and immigration are hurting Colorado’s signature ski industry, a skiing executive says. “Our industry is on the front line of the battle,” Mike...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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