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Former Alamogordo officer sentenced in fatal Roswell wreck

ROSWELL, N.M. – A former Alamogordo police officer has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a 2019 wreck in Roswell in which one person was killed and two others were injured. Luke Maxwell...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State allows drivers older than 79 to renew licenses online

SANTA FE – Older drivers at high risk for complications from COVID-19 will no longer be required to take their annual eye exam at a state Motor Vehicle Division office. It’s the latest regulatory...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Federal candidates make final campaign push in Colorado

With early voting underway in Colorado, candidates are making their final pushes to shore up votes ahead of Election Day, Nov. 3. Much of the country’s attention has been focused on the...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2020 | UPDATED: 18 hours 16 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Why so many homebuyers are picking Durango

Jamie Kruft and her husband, Ed, knew they were going to live in Colorado eventually. The COVID-19 pandemic and the rapid shift in workplaces to accommodate telecommuting simply accelerated their...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2020 | UPDATED: 17 hours 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Lauren Boebert takes on progressive politicians in Durango campaign stop

Lauren Boebert, a Republican candidate for the U.S. House, took on progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, mail-in voting and her competitor, Diane Mitsch Bush, during a campaign stop Friday in...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado limits more gatherings as COVID-19 cases spike

DENVER – Citing a steady increase in Colorado’s coronavirus hospitalization caseload, state health officials announced new limits Friday on personal gatherings of people from different households...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Grant deadline extended for small businesses through Wednesday

The deadline for La Plata County small businesses to apply for a grant of up to $10,000 to pay for COVID-19 expenses has been extended through Wednesday . Increased interest in the grant, which...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County adopts stricter regulations to reduce COVID-19 spread

With COVID-19 cases on the rise in La Plata County, tighter restrictions will be re-enacted Monday, including earlier last-call times and a lower limit to the number of people at personal...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow expected this weekend across Southwest Colorado

Get ready for a mysterious sight to fall from the sky: rain and snow. After weeks of unseasonably dry and sunny weather, things are about to look different. “It’s going to be a pretty drastic...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office Thursday 11:59 a.m. Someone reported that their neighbors were possibly growing marijuana on their property in the 2300 block of County Road 225. 1:13 p.m. A...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado wildfire becomes second largest in state history

DENVER – Colorado’s second-largest wildfire in state history was most likely caused by human activity, Gov. Jared Polis said Friday. The East Troublesome Fire which forced nearby evacuations and...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

More fire restrictions imposed as New Mexico waits for rain

ALBUQUERQUE – More national forests are imposing fire restrictions as New Mexico waits for some much needed rain. The Cibola National Forest is implementing the first stage of restrictions Friday...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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