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Parents’ appealing rulings in son’s Vail skier death case

VAIL – The parents of a teenager who was killed in a 2012 avalanche at a Vail Resort property are appealing a judge and jury’s decision in their son’s death case. The Vail Daily reported Sunday...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bald eagle saved by Arizona couple recovers from poisoning

WILLIAMS, Ariz. – An Arizona couple got to watch as a young bald eagle they helped save was finally able to take to the skies where it belongs. The bird was released last week in northern Arizona...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico observatory closed for security reasons to reopen

ALBUQUERQUE – An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that had been closed since early September because of an undisclosed security concern is scheduled to reopen on Monday,...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man cited for careless driving for crash on Hesperus Hill

By Mary Shinn Herald Staff Writer The driver of an SUV was cited for careless driving after a multiple vehicle crash Monday morning on Hesperus Hill. The driver of a 2005 GMC turned from Colorado...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Who’s behind the murals going up around Durango?

Art matters for Hayley Kirkman, and that’s pretty evident around Durango. Murals popping up around town, first on the side of Durango Joe’s on College Drive and now behind Kroegers Ace Hardware ...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bull Draw Fire grows 400 acres; more robust team takes command

The Bull Draw Fire has grown about 400 acres in the past week and continues to produce smoke visible on the Western Slope. At 7 a.m. Sunday, fire management officers from the Grand Mesa,...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Miguel County officials support Southwest Colorado solar plant plan

TELLURIDE – Local officials are supporting plans for a solar plant in Southwest Colorado. San Miguel County commissioners recently signed a letter of support for the 30-megawatt power plant. Ute...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Former nuclear weapons site opens to public

DENVER – The U.S. Interior Department said Friday it will go ahead with plans to open a wildlife refuge at the site of a former nuclear weapons plant in Colorado, after briefly putting the opening...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wyoming guide dead after bear attack; Florida hunter hurt

JACKSON, Wyo. — Wyoming authorities say a hunting guide has been found dead after he and a client were attacked by a bear. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports the body of 37-year-old Mark Uptain...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Capitol committee inches toward compromise on how to handle harassment complaints

A bipartisan committee of state lawmakers tasked with improving the Capitol’s workplace culture and handling of sexual harassment complaints has managed to find common ground in some areas, but big...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Most fault road access to Village at Wolf Creek, others see economic potential

A majority of people who weighed in on the U.S. Forest Service granting the Village at Wolf Creek road access opposed the decision, citing many faults with the proposed resort atop Wolf Creek Pass....

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News