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Damaged school to be renovated in honor of shooting victims

AZTEC – The areas of a New Mexico high school damaged during a shooting rampage will be renovated and dedicated to the memory of two classmates who were killed. School District Superintendent Kirk...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Isolated storm hits Red Mountain Pass with snow

An overnight storm created slick conditions Thursday morning on Red Mountain Pass, prompting the Colorado Department of Transportation to issue a chain law on U.S. Highway 550. Webcams showed a...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | UPDATED: 9 hours 46 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mark Redwine makes brief court appearance for status conference

The defense team for Mark Redwine, the man accused of killing his son, asked the court for more time to examine thousands of pages of police reports and other documents in the case that garnered...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | UPDATED: 11 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Memorials scheduled for Aztec High School shooting victims

Memorial services are planned for the two victims of last week’s shooting at Aztec High School. A memorial service will be held Friday for Francisco Fernandez, with family friends asking anyone...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | UPDATED: 10 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango schools look to enhance emergency drills

Law enforcement officers might become more involved in regular emergency drills held in Durango schools, offer critiques of top school administrators’ table-top emergency drills and maybe even...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | UPDATED: 13 hours 52 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Design board OKs new Chamber building slated for north Main Avenue in Durango

A new home for the Durango Chamber of Commerce took a step toward reality at the Design Review Board meeting on Wednesday. The board praised and unanimously approved the building planned to...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2017 | UPDATED: 9 hours 59 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County man suspected of creating explosive devices set for trial

District Judge William Herringer heard testimony and arguments Wednesday in a case involving a La Plata County man suspected of creating improvised explosive devices in his home earlier this year....

DATE: Dec. 13, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 10 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Tuesday 2:32 p.m. A vehicle struck a deer at the intersection of U.S. Highway 160 and Roosa Avenue. 3:03 p.m. Police performed a welfare check on children inside a gray Nissan...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Would-be mine in La Plata Canyon clears another hurdle

An aspiring silver and gold mine in La Plata Canyon cleared one more hurdle Wednesday, receiving approval of its permit from the state after regulators said the company addressed concerns raised...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

A year after girl killed, Navajo Nation to get alert system

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – More than a year after a Native American girl was killed and her tribe was criticized for not having an alert system in place when children go missing, the Navajo Nation has...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Input sought on lift proposal at Purgatory Resort

The San Juan National Forest Columbine Ranger District is seeking public input about Purgatory Resort’s Gelandé chairlift, Terrain Project and boundary adjustment proposal. Purgatory Resort...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dry weather raises fire danger in Southwest Colorado

San Juan National Forest fire officials warn people in Southwest Colorado that continued dry weather conditions have heightened the fire danger in the area. In late November, a man on private...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News