News

Colorado agency gets virus relief aid, reverses furloughs

DENVER – The Regional Transportation District in Colorado has halted layoffs for about 250 employees after it received more than $200 million from a $900 billion federal coronavirus relief aid...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Carlsbad eyes converting university branch into college

CARLSBAD, N.M. – Carlsbad’s school board is voicing support for a proposal to convert the New Mexico State University branch campus in the southeastern New Mexico city into an independent community...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Small liquor stores brace for more changes in alcohol laws

Days into the new year, the owner of Morgans Liquor in Denver sat down with his financial books. The pandemic gave him a small boost in 2020 sales, but a troubling slide continued: His customer...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Two big-name Democrats exploring 2022 bids to unseat Lauren Boebert

Two well-known Democratic state lawmakers say they are already exploring whether to launch a bid to unseat U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert next year, just weeks into the fiery Republican’s term. It’s the...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado ceases Curative COVID-19 testing, citing accuracy concerns

Colorado health agencies stopped using Curative COVID-19 tests this week because of concerns about falsely negative results. The Food and Drug Administration shared concerns about the commercial...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Biden to review Trump’s changes to Bears Ears

SALT LAKE CITY – President Joe Biden said Wednesday he plans to review the Trump administration’s downsizing of two sprawling national monuments in the American Southwest, including one on lands...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 25 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

What does it take to care for the dead during a pandemic?

Jann Smith’s first response was to ask for another cooler. Ryan Phelps started calculating the numbers. “I was thinking 13. Thirteen was the number that I had in mind for deaths due to COVID, just...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado dodges post-holiday wave of COVID-19

For weeks, Dr. Abbey Lara has been watching COVID-19 patients in the intensive care beds in her Aurora hospital, wondering when the next crush of the extremely sick would arrive. “I’m pleased to...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Time ticking on whether to ask voters for Durango lodgers tax increase

The city of Durango and community stakeholders are running out of time to agree on a lodgers tax increase and put it on the ballot in April. Durango’s lodgers tax, paid by people staying in hotels...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Rep. Lauren Boebert’s first bill aims to block re-entry into Paris Climate Agreement

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert said re-entering the Paris Climate Agreement will kill millions of blue-collar jobs in the oil and gas industry and should not be done unilaterally by President Joe Biden....

DATE: Jan. 22, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Coal Bank, Molas passes closed Friday night for fatal crash

U.S. Highway 550 over Coal Bank and Molas passes north of Durango were closed in both directions Friday night for a three-vehicle crash that involved a fatality, according to the Colorado State...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photos: Veteran snowplow driver prepares for weekend storm

DATE: Jan. 22, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

click here to add your event
Area Events
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus

Find:
Where: