Water from drilling used on Montezuma County roads

Montezuma County gravel roads are typically treated with a mixture of magnesium chloride and water to keep the dust down. But the county road department has added an ancient dust-control product...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

GCC president says it would help build Trump’s wall

Coal extracted from a mine in La Plata County could very well help President-elect Donald Trump build his “big, beautiful, powerful” wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. In a Nov. 23 article, Enrique...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Utes recruiting tribal contestants for sporting event

Young Native American athletes who want to test their skills against the continent’s best might have that chance in July in the North American Indigenous Games . An informational meeting will be...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Supreme Court asks Obama administration’s view on mine spill lawsuit

DENVER – The U.S. Supreme Court asked the Justice Department on Monday to weigh in on New Mexico’s lawsuit against Colorado over a mine waste spill that polluted rivers in both states and in Utah....

DATE: Nov. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Below-freezing temperatures expected to linger

A northern storm that blew into the region last weekend will stick around for the remainder of the week, albeit with less snow and more cold air, according to the National Weather Service in Grand...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

One man’s leadership fuels Elks breakfast benefiting veterans

When Demetrius Lewis joined the Elks Club in late 2014 the Veterans Committee had been dormant, but under his leadership, the group has started to flourish and help meet veterans’ needs. The...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Scientists work on first aquatic species map for U.S. West

BOISE, Idaho – It sounds like a big fish story: a plan to create a biodiversity map identifying thousands of aquatic species in every river and stream in the Western U.S. But scientists say they’re...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

FLC students return from Standing Rock

On the heels of returning from protests at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, more than 100 Fort Lewis College students, staffers held a short rally in opposition to the controversial oil pipeline...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildlife officials offer tips for avoiding collisions

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are reminding drivers that with dusk arriving earlier as a result of the time change the chances increase for collisions with wildlife on the roads. “The...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chain law in effect for Wolf Creek Pass

A chain law is in effect for Coal Bank, Molas, Red Mountain and Wolf Creek passes as a major snowstorm sweeps across Colorado. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, chains or...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter book and bake sale at Pine River Library

The Friends of the Pine River Library District will hold its annual Winter Book and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Community Room at the Pine River Library. The sale will include...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tweet Congress founder looks to expand to Europe

Twitter has become a center of political discourse, for everyday people and high-ranking officials in the U.S., and now a Durango man is working to bring a similar conversation to Eastern European...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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