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New Mexico farmers, ranchers to get some tax relief

ALBUQUERQUE – The Internal Revenue Service is extending tax relief for farmers and ranchers in many New Mexico counties who were forced to sell livestock due to drought and other severe weather in...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

High winds cancel Albuquerque balloon fiesta’s evening event

ALBUQUERQUE – High winds have forced officials to cancel the Special Shapes Glowdeo at the International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque. Thursday’s competition flying was also canceled. The...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado beer company to downsize, stop mass distribution

BOULDER – A Colorado beer company has announced plans to downsize and discontinue widespread distribution after facing increased competition. The Daily Camera reported Thursday that Boulder Beer...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Farmington police officer shoots, kills armed man

FARMINGTON – Farmington and New Mexico police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday night. Police received a report of a domestic fight around 6 p.m. involving a man...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Who pays for search and rescue missions?

When someone needs to be rescued in the backcountry, who pays? It turns out, there’s a number of funding sources to keep the La Plata County Search and Rescue team fully operational and ready to go...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Best bets this weekend in and around Durango

Best bets this weekend include Comedy Warriors and the Four States Custom and Classic Bike Show. Skippy and the Comedy Warriors will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Community Concert...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

National popular vote debated at Fort Lewis College

A movement to elect the president by winner of the national popular vote would create a system that values every voter equally, according to a proponent. But a critic said the change would simply...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Photos: New residents move into the Animas River

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Sports wagering might be coming to Southwest Colorado

If voters approve Proposition DD on the November ballot, sports books will be allowed not only at state-licensed casinos in Central City, Blackhawk and Cripple Creek, but also at Sky Ute Casino in...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday 11:39 a.m. Someone reported ongoing issues with cannabis growers in the 33600 block of U.S. Highway 550 north. 2:07 p.m. A man was reported living in a...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Temperatures plunge as fall snowstorm blankets Colorado

DENVER – A fall snowstorm is blanketing much of Colorado, dropping temperatures into the 20s and slowing traffic in urban areas along the Front Range. National Weather Service forecasters predicted...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico State school gets grant to tackle opioid epidemic

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The nursing school at New Mexico State University has received a three-year $1.35 million grant to help address the opioid epidemic. The funding from the U.S. Health Resources...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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