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Man shoots himself at Colorado music festival, apparently by accident

GRAND JUNCTION – An investigation is underway after a man shot himself in the stomach, apparently by accident, at a country music festival in western Colorado. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Some Colorado ballots turned in for both parties, nullifying votes

DENVER – Hundreds of ballots for this year’s primary elections in Colorado won’t be counted because some unaffiliated voters have not followed the rules. The Denver Post reports that unaffiliated...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Evacuations lifted in Hermosa area; residents, businesses can return

12:25 p.m. Evacuated residents and businesses in the Hermosa area can return to their homes and businesses. This includes county roads 201, 202 and County Road 203 north from Cometti/Mead Lane...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado campaign seeks to squelch addiction shame

DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s $1.8 million Lift the Label campaign is all about challenging the perceptions of people with opioid addiction and encouraging them to get help. The campaign leverages a...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

‘It’s the perfect kind of rain’

The 416 Fire hasn’t exhaled its last column of smoke yet, but steady rainfall Saturday did help tame the 16-day-old wildfire and allow firefighters to increase containment lines around the...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you heard latest on 416 Fire? Spreading the word takes a small army

A white plume of smoke on the west side of U.S. Highway 550 about 10 miles north of Durango was the first indication residents had of a potentially dangerous wildfire. That was about 10 a.m. June...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bulldozers finish Burro Fire lines; crews prepare for next steps

Crews battling the Burro Fire on Saturday received help from a light rain, and finished bulldozing about 4 miles of containment lines in the key northwestern and southwestern sectors of the fire....

DATE: June 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores hires attorney, seeks town manager

The Dolores Town Board is righting the ship after recent resignations by the town attorney and town manager. On Monday, board members voted to appoint Jon Kelly as their new attorney. Kelly has a...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wool, mohair program stops at Navajo Nation for seventh year

FARMINGTON – A program designed to promote the purchase of wool and mohair from producers on the Navajo Nation has returned to the reservation as part of a project developed through a partnership...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cat tests positive for rabies after biting Colorado person

GREELEY – A cat has tested positive for rabies after biting a person in Colorado. The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment says the person is undergoing treatment to prevent...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Photos: Riding into battle

DATE: June 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thanks, Bud. Tropical storm brings steady rainfall to 416 Fire

1:10 p.m. Rain will limit the spread of the 416 Fire, but fire officials said they doubt the moisture will much impact on dousing the blaze. “There’s no dramatic impact to it today,” said...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News