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Navajo Nation reports 51 more COVID-19 cases, 1 more death

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation health officials have reported 51 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one additional death. The total number of people infected on the reservation now stands at...

DATE: July 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Judge upholds Colorado air quality rules for oil, gas sites

DENVER – A Denver district judge has dismissed a lawsuit by Weld County challenging new state regulations designed to cut oil and gas industry emissions. District Judge Michael Martinez granted a...

DATE: July 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango church youth leader arrested in connection with sexual assaults

A youth leader at the First Baptist Church of Durango has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting multiple victims over the course of several years. The Durango Police Department arrested...

DATE: July 31, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

As pandemic protections expire, renters need new deal to stave off eviction

Democrats and Republicans are working on a compromise to pass a second relief package for a nation still struggling with its response to the coronavirus pandemic. The relief would come none too...

DATE: July 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Manure dumped in middle of Durango neighborhood raises alarm

An excavation and concrete company operating without a permit was told to stop after residents raised concerns over noise, dust and the smell of manure throughout a neighborhood in southeast...

DATE: July 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Best bets this weekend in and around Durango

Best bets this weekend include the Chevel Shepherd virtual concert and Derby Day. Farmington native and “The Voice” winner Chevel Shepherd will hold a virtual concert at 7 p.m. Friday on Shepherd’s...

DATE: July 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nationwide coin shortage leaves Durango businesses pinching pennies

La Plata County banks, laundromats and car washes are seeing the signs of yet another unexpected disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic – a coin shortage. Word of a coin supply disruption...

DATE: July 30, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico extends stay-at-home order as coronavirus surges

SANTA FE – New Mexico has extended its stay-at-home health order with minor revisions through the end of August in response to a surge in coronavirus cases, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced...

DATE: July 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

GOP U.S. Senate hopeful Ronchetti rebuffs election delay idea

RIO RANCHO, N.M. – A GOP U.S. senatorial candidate in New Mexico is joining top Republicans in Congress in rebuffing President Donald Trump’s suggestions the 2020 elections be delayed. Mark...

DATE: July 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation reports 41 more COVID-19 cases, 7 more deaths

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation health officials have reported 41 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and seven more deaths. The total number of people infected on the reservation now stands at...

DATE: July 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango teachers worry about time crunch

The most valuable resource of all – time – emerged as the prime concern among teachers and staff members at a meeting Thursday to get feedback about Durango School District 9-R’s plan to deal with...

DATE: July 30, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Independent La Plata County commission candidates make November ballot

It’s official: La Plata County’s two independent candidates for county commissioner are on the November ballot. As part of Colorado law, independent candidates must collect the number of signatures...

DATE: July 30, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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