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Primary day underway in Montezuma County

It’s primary day in Colorado, and ballots continue to trickle in for Montezuma County. Three heated races are on the ballot for this primary: U.S. Congressional District 3, U.S. Senate and two...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

StoneAge lays off 12 employees

StoneAge, the maker of water-blasting cleaning tools and one of Durango’s few industrial firms, has laid off 12 employees amid a global economic slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. StoneAge ...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man who drowned at Pastorius Reservoir identified

A 68-year-old Durango man died by drowning Monday after tipping in his kayak at Pastorius Reservoir southeast of Durango, according to the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office. The victim was...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado voters decide Sen. Gardner’s challenger in primary

DENVER – Colorado voters on Tuesday will pick between ex-Gov. John Hickenlooper and former state House Speaker Andrew Romanoff as the Democratic nominee to take on Sen. Cory Gardner, one of the...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajos concerned with COVID-19 spikes in surrounding areas

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation Department of Health is reporting 63 additional cases of coronavirus with no new deaths. The numbers made public late Monday put the number of positive...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Officers investigated over photos related to Elijah McClain

AURORA – Multiple suburban Denver police officers have been placed on paid administrative leave amid an investigation into photos of them related to the case of a Black man who died last summer...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Coronavirus’ latest victim: Colorado’s election night watch parties

The mixed drinks. The cocktail wieners. The small talk. The joy of victory. The agony of defeat. Election night watch parties are a rite of passage for any candidate, an often-anxiety-filled...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

It’s primary day in Colorado. Here’s what to watch

This year, the typically ho-hum primary election is no sleeper in Colorado. A high-profile U.S. Senate race exploded with controversy, the streets erupted in demands for racial justice and...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Seeking food security, some Durango-area residents turn to local farmers

When COVID-19 shut down social gatherings across the state, Linley Dixon with Adobe House Farm knew she had to do something differently. Farmers markets made up a majority of the farm’s sales, and...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School lands $13.7 million for new school

Animas High School has been awarded $13.7 million to build a permanent school on the Fort Lewis College campus from the state’s BEST grant program, which will fund 68.5% of the estimated $20...

DATE: June 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

In about-face, Arizona shuts bars, pools again to curb virus

PHOENIX – Arizona’s governor ordered bars, nightclubs and water parks to close again for at least a month starting Monday night – a dramatic about-face as coronavirus cases surge in the Sunbelt....

DATE: June 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Deaths of 2 Mexican gray wolves investigated in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – Wildlife managers are investigating the deaths of two Mexican gray wolves found in May in New Mexico. The interagency team that oversees recovery of the endangered species in New...

DATE: June 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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