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River trip on Animas looks to unite veterans

For many veterans, the camaraderie built in the military is the No. 1 thing missed after transitioning into civilian life. That’s why events like this Saturday’s second annual Veterans Float &...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 14 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Report: Childhood poverty persists in fast-growing Southwest

SANTA FE – The number of children living in poverty has swelled over the past three decades in fast-growing, ethnically diverse states such as Texas, Arizona and Nevada as the nation’s population...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado man gets life for killing 3 at illegal pot grow

BOULDER – A 26-year-old Colorado man will serve life in prison after being convicted of felony first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of three people at an illegal marijuana grow operation. The...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man gets 32 years in prison for shooting father to death

BRIGHTON – A 28-year-old man who shot his father to death at an apartment north of Denver has been sentenced to 32 years in prison. Waylon Robitaille pleaded guilty in April to second-degree murder...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

What happens to food grocery stores can’t sell?

Most of the food that ends up in Durango grocery stores is shipped from all over the world. But not all the food makes it to Southwest Colorado unscathed, and stores are often reluctant, or...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 17 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Money from oil, gas revenues gushing into state coffers

SANTA FE, N.M. – State Senate Finance Committee Chairman John Arthur Smith says if the price of oil doesn’t drastically change, the state could receive more than $1 billion in additional tax...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Watchdog to investigate Interior moves on Utah monument

SALT LAKE CITY – A government watchdog will investigate whether the U.S. Interior Department broke the law by making plans to open lands cut from a Utah national monument by President Donald Trump...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Mountain lion strikes a pose in Hermosa resident’s backyard

A young mountain lion found itself at the center of attention earlier this month when it took a break in a Hermosa resident’s backyard. Deedee Courter said a mountain lion had been seen wandering...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Report: Childhood poverty persists in fast-growing Southwest

SANTA FE – The number of children living in poverty has swelled over the past three decades in fast-growing, ethnically diverse states such as Texas, Arizona and Nevada as the nation’s population...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

3 men escape from immigrant detention center in Colorado

AURORA – Authorities are searching for three men who escaped from an immigrant detention center in Colorado. The Aurora Sentinel reports the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Nassar judge, Olympians, members of Colorado delegation back USOC oversight

DENVER – The judge who sentenced former sports doctor Larry Nassar to prison and a group of Olympians are backing an effort to create a committee to look into the operations of the U.S. Olympic...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango school board holsters decision to arm employees with guns

The Durango School District 9-R board decided not to make a decision Monday night about whether to arm district employees with guns. The board was weighing a resolution that would have declared...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 7 hours 53 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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