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New Mexico lawmakers among beneficiaries of relief grants

SANTA FE – Direct grants to small businesses and nonprofit organizations that are a hallmark of New Mexico’s coronavirus relief effort have been awarded to several state legislators as well as...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango’s real estate market immune to COVID-19

Most businesses relished seeing 2020, the year of COVID-19, fade into the rearview mirror, but there was one big exception: Real estate was hot on the Western Slope, and La Plata County and Durango...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | UPDATED: 5 hours 33 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Authorities identify homeless man found dead Monday

Authorities have identified a homeless man found dead Monday in downtown Durango. A La Plata County Sheriff’s Office deputy discovered the man’s body around 10 a.m. , just off the parking lot at...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man who crashed car, fled on foot remains at large

A Durango man in his mid-20s remains at large after fleeing from police, crashing a car into a house and then taking off on foot earlier this week. A La Plata County Sheriff’s Office deputy made...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Wednesday 10:24 a.m. A vehicle was reported stolen in the 1900 block of East Second Avenue. 10:56 a.m. A residence was damaged in the 500 block of Arroyo Drive. 2:43 p.m. A...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four people escape mobile home fire southeast of Durango

A single-wide mobile home south of Elmore’s Corner in La Plata County was destroyed by fire Thursday morning, but the four occupants and their three dogs escaped unharmed. Durango Fire Protection...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cowboys for Trump leaders seeks cover for financial backers

SANTA FE – A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Wednesday from the jailed founder of Cowboys for Trump, tossing the effort to block or avoid possible financial disclosure requirements as a political...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico airman facing military trial in fatal car crash

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. – An Air Force airman in New Mexico is facing a military trial next week in connection with a fatal car crash nearly two years ago. Prosecutors said Airman 1st Class...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

U.S. Attorney’s Office releases details about shooting death south of Durango

Nearly two months after the shooting death of George Sands, the U.S. Attorney’s Office on Thursday released details about the incident and said no criminal charges will be filed against the...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Grand Junction fights to keep BLM headquarters under Biden administration

President Joe Biden’s first day in office spurred to action a team of Mesa County “first responders” who are working to keep the federal Bureau of Land Management headquarters in Grand Junction...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

7 ways Joe Biden’s presidency may quickly affect Colorado

With President Joe Biden taking office Wednesday, the new administration and a new party in power will usher in immediate changes, some of which will have a disproportionate impact on Colorado. ...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2021 | UPDATED: 3 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

How Democratic control in Washington and Colorado work together

When Democrats regained control of the Colorado Legislature in 2019, they started taking action in response to President Donald Trump and a deadlocked Congress. That included passing legislation...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2021 | UPDATED: 3 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

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