News

New Mexico capital city gears up for possible protests

SANTA FE – Fencing has been erected outside the New Mexico Statehouse and other government buildings as officials prepare for political unrest ahead of the upcoming legislative session and next...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango School District 9-R board OKs parameters for bonds

The parameters for issuance of $90 million in bonds to improve school safety, to take care of a backlog of maintenance needs and to finance two new major buildings were set Tuesday by the Durango...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico governor announces priorities for legislation

SANTA FE – New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham enthusiastically backed recreational marijuana and a crackdown on predatory lending, as she outlined her list of top priorities for 2021...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

COVID-19 variant appears in New Mexico, health officials say

SANTA FE– A more contagious variant of the coronavirus has been detected in New Mexico, health officials confirmed Wednesday. The New Mexico Health Department said the first known case involves a...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

How is Ignacio putting its federal relief dollars to use?

The town of Ignacio focused on utility and technology support after receiving about $60,000 of the $4.8 million in federal COVID-19 relief money allocated to La Plata County governments. The money,...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Second La Plata County nursing home this week reports COVID-19 outbreak

Another La Plata County nursing home has reported an outbreak of COVID-19 cases – the second facility to report an outbreak this week. According to state records released Wednesday, Cottonwood Inn...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | UPDATED: 3 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Armed Coloradan went to D.C., planned to kill Pelosi, court documents say

A Colorado man who drove to Washington, D.C., last week amid a riot at the U.S. Capitol was armed with an arsenal of guns and ammunition and intended to kill House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, federal...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | UPDATED: 4 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

University of Colorado to resume some in-person classes in February

BOULDER – The University of Colorado, Boulder will resume some in-person classes starting Feb. 15 after starting the spring semester with all online instruction because of the pandemic. The school...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

California man pleads guilty to assaulting flight attendants

ALBUQUERQUE – A California man has pleaded guilty to assaulting two flight attendants while he was a passenger on a 2019 flight to New Mexico. Federal prosecutors said 43-year-old Alton James...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

The Blotter

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday 11 a.m. Someone in a vehicle was stealing mail in the 4300 block of Florida Road (County Road 240). 1:11 p.m. Trees were on fire in the 14800 block of La...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio High School shifts into remote learning because of COVID-19 cases

Ignacio High School shifted into remote learning Wednesday after learning of multiple confirmed COVID-19 cases among staff members and students. Rocco Fuschetto, Ignacio School District...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Trump administration passes up Colorado, will move U.S. Space Command to Alabama

The U.S. Air Force is expected to announce Huntsville, Alabama, as the location for the U.S. Space Command headquarters, a blow to Colorado leaders who have been angling for years for the state to...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

click here to add your event
Area Events
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus

Find:
Where: