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Fort Lewis College business plan contest adds high school division

The Hawk Tank competition, which awards monetary prizes for the best business plans from Fort Lewis College students and recent alumni, will expand to add a high school division in 2019. Southwest...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Grand Teton plan would trap or kill goats to help bighorns

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Spotting a mountain goat perched high on a cliff might thrill many of the millions of tourists who visit Grand Teton National Park every year, but park officials say it might be...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Herald hosts Bar D Wranglers ticket giveaway

The Durango Herald is giving away two tickets to the Bar D Wranglers Christmas Jubilee Dec. 13 at Fort Lewis College. To enter, visit durangoherald.com/contests and sign up for one of the Herald...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two drivers cited in crashes involving superintendent’s wife

Two drivers involved in crashes on Friday night that injured Olga Snowberger, wife of Durango School Superintendent Dan Snowberger, have been cited by the Colorado State Patrol. Trooper Jeff...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gardner bill would force VA to pay student veterans full benefits

Colorado’s U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner said Tuesday he plans to introduce bipartisan legislation aimed at forcing the Department of Veterans Affairs to pay benefits to student veterans who have been...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

McNulty adds to ethics complaint against Hickenlooper

“Jet-set John” is what former Republican Speaker of the House Frank McNulty of Highlands Ranch is calling Gov. John Hickenlooper. That new nickname shows up in a second ethics complaint filed late...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Flock of geese knock out power line south of Durango

Geese are the likely culprits of knocking a power line into the Animas River south of Durango, causing about 90 homes to lose power for more than five hours Tuesday night. Indiana Reed, spokeswoman...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former Colorado House speaker adds to ethics complaint against Gov. John Hickenlooper

“Jet-set John” is what former Republican Speaker of the House Frank McNulty of Highlands Ranch is calling Gov. John Hickenlooper. That new nickname shows up in a second ethics complaint filed late...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado man who killed family moved to out-of-state prison

DENVER – A Colorado man who was sentenced to life in prison for killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters has been transferred to an out-of-state prison. Department of Corrections spokesman...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Search suspended for Nevada man missing on Colorado mountain

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK – Rocky Mountain National Park has suspended the search for a 20-year-old man missing for 10 days in wintry weather on the park’s highest peak. Officials said Tuesday...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Air Force cited for groundwater contamination in New Mexico

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Environment Department has issued a notice of violation to the U.S. Air Force for failing to properly address groundwater contamination at a base near Clovis. Chemicals...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Rising prices make it difficult for first-time homebuyers

Wildland firefighter Jonathan Wegener dreamed about homeownership for about four years before recently purchasing his first home in north Animas City. For a while he hunted for a house in Mancos...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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