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Colorado reopens outdoor recreation, scenic trains and worship

San Juan Basin Public Health issued a public health order Friday for La Plata County allowing outdoor recreation businesses, gyms, recreational sports leagues and houses of worship to reopen under...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | UPDATED: 21 hours 15 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Gas falls below $2 a gallon in Durango

DATE: June 5, 2020 | UPDATED: 21 hours 14 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Delays stopped Colorado’s vaccine bill last year. Will they work again?

They asked for bills to be read at length. They gave a history of the man-made chemicals perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl. There was even a request for an amendment to dedicate a bill to the...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | UPDATED: 23 hours 32 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Independent commission: Hickenlooper violated state’s gift ban

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper violated the state’s constitutional gift ban by accepting private flights aboard company jets owned by his friends and during an overseas trip, an ethics...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | UPDATED: 21 hours 12 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bipartisan response to protests forming in Washington

WASHINGTON – As protests over the death of George Floyd spread to more than 100 cities, lawmakers in Washington are acknowledging the protests and exploring ways to address police use of force. On...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Competency evaluation for woman accused of killing stepson

COLORADO SPRINGS – A Colorado woman accused of killing her 11-year-old stepson and plotting to break out of jail must undergo a competency evaluation to determine her ability to stand trial, a...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper testifies at ethics hearing

DENVER – U.S. Senate candidate John Hickenlooper defended his record Friday at a state ethics hearing about travel on private jets he took as Colorado governor, one day after the ethics panel found...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Mancos High grads focus on good memories, perseverance

The Mancos High School Class of 2020 graduated May 29 to honking horns and blaring sirens. As with its neighboring school districts, the Mancos ceremony took a unique format this year to comply...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: UNKNOWN

The Blotter

Durango Police Thursday 7:04 a.m. Medications were reported stolen at a hotel in the 400 block of East Second Avenue. 8:24 a.m. A burglary was reported in the 200 block of Sawyer Drive. 1:15...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police and prosecutors: Aspects of Dems’ police accountability bill are problematic

As Colorado Democrats’ sweeping police accountability bill received its first hearing on Thursday, police, prosecutors and Republican state lawmakers raised concerns about unintended consequences....

DATE: June 5, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Amid protests, Colorado lawmakers consider police changes

DENVER – After a week of protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Colorado state lawmakers on Thursday began considering a bill intended to hold police officers more...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

At least one person shot near Colorado Capitol, hub of protests

DENVER – At least one person was shot Thursday near the state Capitol, the area that has been the hub of protests over the death of George Floyd for the last week. Police said somebody shot a...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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