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Owner of Los Angeles Dodgers is buying up Crested Butte’s downtown buildings

Billionaire investor Mark Walter, the owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, is staking a claim in Gunnison County. A lot of claims, actually. The Chicago financier this year has quietly acquired six...

DATE: April 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez Middle School again wins national music award

Montezuma-Cortez Middle School this week was among only 80 schools in the country to receive a SupportMusic Merit Award for its commitment to music education. The award, presented by the National...

DATE: April 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Biden will regulate gun device possibly used in Boulder shooting

A gun accessory possibly used by the gunman who killed 10 people at a Boulder King Sooper’s last month will be more regulated by the federal government, President Joe Biden said Wednesday as he...

DATE: April 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jury trials return to courts in Montezuma County

Jury trials resumed earlier this week in both district and county courts in the 22nd Judicial District, which includes Montezuma and Dolores counties. The pandemic forced a near-total suspension of...

DATE: April 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Florida Road rollover takes out internet along 7 blocks

A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Sunday afternoon after rolling his Saturn coupe at Florida Road (County Road 240) and Ball Lane. No one was injured in the...

DATE: April 11, 2021 | UPDATED: 1 day 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Weekly planner for April 12-16

Information and agendas about local meetings City of Durango: www.durangogov.org or call 375-5000. La Plata County: www.co.laplata.co.us or call 382-6210. Town of Bayfield: www.bayfieldgov.org ...

DATE: April 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board hopes to hire superintendent this month

With longtime Superintendent Brian Hanson set to retire at the end of the school year, the Mancos school board hopes to finalize the selection of his replacement by the end of April. According to...

DATE: April 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez mogul skier competes at U.S. Junior National Championship

A teenage skier from Cortez is ripping up the slopes, catching big air and competing at the national level. Mogul skier Max Johnson, a sophomore at Montezuma-Cortez High School, raced in the U.S....

DATE: April 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez closes in on new city manager hire

Cortez City Council plans to narrow its list of candidates for the city manager position to 10 next week. City Manager John Dougherty announced his resignation earlier this year, agreeing to stay...

DATE: April 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal judge ends Colorado’s plan to kill hundreds of mountain lions

A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that federal money cannot be used to pay for a Colorado Parks and Wildlife plan to kill hundreds of mountain lions in the Upper Arkansas River Valley as part...

DATE: April 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tucson officials learn more about planned migrant facility

TUCSON, Ariz. – A tent-like facility that the federal government plans to set up in Tucson to temporarily house migrants will be located near the city’s airport and be completed in about a month, a...

DATE: April 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Officer killed during February traffic stop had asked for rifle

SANTA FE – Newly released information about the killing of a New Mexico State Police officer during a Feb. 4 traffic stop indicates he was caught by surprise when a man who’d agreed to temporarily...

DATE: April 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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