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Male black bear captured in Albuquerque community

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico wildlife officers have captured a male bear that had been wandering in an Albuquerque community. The bear was hiding in a cottonwood tree Wednesday when New Mexico Game and...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Jury finds artist guilty of littering around Aspen museum

ASPEN – An Aspen jury has found an artist guilty of littering outside an art museum. The Aspen Times reports Lee Mulcahy was cited in October after a surveillance video showed he left a bicycle, a...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

The Blotter

Durango Police Wednesday 1:51 p.m. A man was smoking a cigarette at Paradise Beach on the Animas River behind the La Plata County Fairgrounds. 3:42 p.m. A group of motorcycles was weaving...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos seeks increased access to BLM lands

The Bureau of Land Management is considering proposals for additional trails and parking lots on public land in the Mancos area. Abut 50 residents attended a community meeting to view maps and get...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire analysts key to devising battle plans on 416 Fire

HERMOSA – Tucked away in back of Animas Valley Elementary School, which is housing the 416 Fire incident command post, is a room filled with computers, maps and models of the fire’s path. Here is...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

EPA proposes work at 26 mine sites over next 5 years

The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed cleanup work at 26 mining sites in the Superfund area around Silverton over the next five years while the agency comes up with a long-term plan for...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Burro Fire grows to 3,400 acres; rainfall expected

More than 170 firefighters were battling the Burro Fire on Thursday south of Rico, which was in its seventh day and had burned 3,400 acres in and around the Bear Creek drainage. Because of the...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Los Alamos nuke lab deploys drone-disabling system

LOS ALAMOS – One of the country’s premier nuclear weapons labs now has the capability to disable drones or any other unauthorized unmanned aircraft systems flying over its restricted airspace in a...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Photo: Not a crime to wear a face mask

DATE: June 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Refuge at former nuke weapons site to open in September

BOULDER – Court documents in a pending lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service say trails at the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge in northern Colorado will be closed until at least...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation tightens fire restrictions across reservation

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation is tightening fire restrictions across the reservation because of ongoing drought. Tribal President Russell Begaye says people should be praying for rain and...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News