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New Mexico governor appoints racial justice policy group

SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is holding a virtual roundtable with state black leaders Thursday after a week of anti-racism protests calling for police reform around the country. The...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado’s Mount Evans Highway to remain closed for summer

DENVER – Officials say Mount Evans Highway in Colorado will remain closed to vehicles for the summer as a result of health and safety concerns and economic difficulties related to the coronavirus....

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hickenlooper held in contempt by ethics commission after snubbing subpoena

DENVER – Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper was held in contempt Thursday after he failed to honor a subpoena to testify at an ethics hearing about whether he accepted improper gifts while in...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Rollover reported near Long Hollow Dam

Authorities responded to a vehicle rollover Wednesday evening on Colorado Highway 140. According to a Colorado State Patrol spokesman, authorities responded around 7 p.m. to the crash, which...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango parents want more than remote learning next school year

A large majority of parents rejected the idea of continuing remote learning in the fall for Durango School District 9-R students at an online meeting Wednesday with Superintendent Dan Snowberger....

DATE: June 4, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Emergency rooms see fewer visits as COVID-19 concerns linger

Patients are still not seeking care at the Mercy Regional Medical Center emergency department, and physicians are worried they are delaying because of coronavirus concerns. In March, after...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Thursday 2:02 a.m. A gas station employee reported that a man had been in the bathroom for more than twenty minutes in the 1900 block of Main Avenue. 2:03 a.m. Someone threw a...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

GOP House race drags on after vote-counting board walks out

SANTA FE – A Republican congressional primary remained undecided on Thursday as local election regulators in northern New Mexico tallied a deluge of absentee ballots. Vote tabulation stretched into...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Dems propose enormous change to health insurance funding

In a budget-panicked, coronavirus-interrupted legislative session that has already seen major proposals for how health insurance should work in the state come and go, Colorado lawmakers have just...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado unemployment claims drop, but totals still high

DENVER – Colorado unemployment claims related to the coronavirus pandemic’s economic blows dropped for a seventh consecutive week, but nearly half a million workers have filed regular claims for...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Rain expected Friday night, Saturday over Southwest Colorado

Our oddly wet June weather is expected to continue with a rain system moving over Southwest Colorado beginning Friday night and extending into Saturday. The system will contain enough moisture that...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Illegal campfires plague San Juan National Forest

Illegal campfires have been a constant issue in the San Juan National Forest in recent weeks, elevating concerns about potential wildfire during a time of extreme drought. Current restrictions ban...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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