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County commissioner falls off roof, fractures hip and spine

After falling from a roof, La Plata County Commissioner Clyde Church said a fractured hip and spine won’t keep him from fulfilling his duties. Church, who was elected in fall 2018, said he and a...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police officer accused of domestic violence appears in court

Issues over money and an alleged extramarital affair led to an altercation that resulted in a Durango Police Department officer’s arrest earlier this week on suspicion of domestic violence,...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Retired government workers decry pension-solvency proposal

SANTA FE – An advocacy group for retired public employees assailed core provisions of a pension reform proposal in defiance of recommendations by the governor, at a legislative hearing Wednesday....

DATE: Dec. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado unveils plans for bus system serving three ski resorts

DENVER – Colorado transportation officials unveiled plans Wednesday for a bus system that will shuttle skiers and snowboarders from Denver to three resorts in an effort to ease traffic congestion...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

U.S. agency to exchange land to Colorado for century-old debt

GRAND JUNCTION – A federal land agency has proposed transferring federal lands to the state of Colorado to pay off a government debt dating back more than a century and is now seeking comment about...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Axis Health System CEO Bern Heath to retire

Axis Health System CEO Bern Heath will retire in January after leading the organization for almost 20 years and growing services to reach thousands of residents. The Axis board selected Chief...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2019 | UPDATED: 20 hours 59 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio’s Dancing Spirit faces critical financial shortfall

IGNACIO – In the midst of Friday’s light parade, pictures with Santa and general holiday cheer at the annual Taste of Christmas event, one Ignacio nonprofit will be selling pottery to stay afloat...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter weather advisory forecasts snow in mountains

A winter weather advisory is in effect until 5 p.m. Thursday as an incoming snowstorm could drop up to a foot of new snow in the high country of the San Juan Mountains. The National Weather Service...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Freight train derails after truck crash in northern Colorado

PLATTEVILLE – A freight train derailed after colliding with a tractor-trailer in northern Colorado on Wednesday. More than 20 train cars on Union Pacific tracks south of Platteville derailed after...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Convicted Colorado felon accused of embezzlement in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. – A woman already on parole for fraud in Colorado has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling from a Lincoln chiropractic business where she worked. Ann Crall, 40, of Lincoln,...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico state income outpaces expectations

SANTA FE – State government income for New Mexico is exceeding expectations set out by agency economists. A revenue tracking report from the Legislature on Tuesday showed state general fund income...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona man shot in head by New Mexico sheriff suing county

ALBUQUERQUE – An Arizona man is suing after he was shot in the head by New Mexico sheriff after a chase in a front-end loader. An attorney for James McFarlin filed a lawsuit last week in U.S....

DATE: Dec. 4, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

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