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CDOT will carry worker’s ashes from Denver to Pagosa Springs

Colorado Department of Transportation workers will carry the remains of fallen employee Nolan Olson from Denver to his hometown of Pagosa Springs on March 2. Olson, 64, was filling potholes Feb. 2...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 23 hours 6 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Kids to dabble in science and technology this weekend at Discovery Festival

More than 1,000 students are expected to gather at the second annual Colorado Discovery Festival at Fort Lewis College on Friday and Saturday to learn about robotics, forensics, rocket propulsion...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 23 hours 5 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

At least 7 Colorado students accused of threats

GRAND JUNCTION – At least seven students from Colorado have been accused of making some kind of threat against schools after the school shooting in Florida. On Thursday a 13-year-old boy was...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajos settle Utah voting rights case over mail-in ballots

SALT LAKE CITY – Navajos who once worried they would have to drive hours to cast their ballots in Utah say a court settlement is a step forward as tribes challenge what they call discriminatory...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper tells ag community future is in outdoor recreation

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said this week that the outdoor recreation industry is one area that can help rural communities rebound economically. In January, the Colorado Convention Center...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Proposed ballot initiative would ask Colorado voters to cap payday lending rates at 36 percent

A ballot question in the November election could ask voters to cap rates charged by payday lenders at 36 percent. But to get on the ballot, the Center for Responsible Lending will have to clear its...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

‘Teachers with guns’ bill fails in Colorado

In the wake of a Columbine-style school shooting in Florida last week, Colorado lawmakers again weighed a trio of bills aimed at loosening the state’s gun laws. All three failed on a partisan vote,...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 20 hours 54 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Dolores Outfitters focus on outdoor fun, adventure

Dolores Outfitters is bringing outdoor adventure back to town. The refurbished store and gas station at 341 Railroad Ave. specializes in camping, fishing, hunting, snowshoeing and boating gear,...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter weather advisory extended to Saturday afternoon

A winter weather advisory for the San Juan Mountains has been extended until Saturday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The advisory includes the towns of Hesperus, Lake City,...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Divided La Plata Electric board united on vision for exploratory group

Community conversations have honed in on local renewable energy in recent months, and while the issue has traditionally split the La Plata Electric Association Board of Directors, the group found...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Many fatal car crashes in La Plata County happen on U.S. Highway 160

Federal and state data show the majority of fatal car crashes in La Plata County happen on U.S. Highway 160. The 1,465-mile-long highway starts in Colorado at the New Mexico state line southwest of...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News