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Suspect’s ex-wife: ‘I always knew he’d never be stopped until he murdered a woman’

An Ignacio man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his wife on New Year’s Eve, one week after he was released from jail on $1,500 bail for a domestic violence charge against the same woman....

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio school board identifies three finalists for superintendent

As Ignacio Superintendent Rocco Fuschetto eyes a May retirement, the school district has set its sights on three possible replacements. After announcing finalists for the superintendent position in...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Media mogul offers helping hand to Durango Diner

Like restaurants across the country, 2020 has been tough on Durango Diner, but the iconic Southwest Colorado breakfast cafe got some good news with the new year. Durango Diner was chosen by media...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango mayor no stranger to crisis

Each time Dean Brookie has assumed the mayoral role in the city of Durango, a disaster of unprecedented proportion has hit the town. Four months into his tenure as mayor in 2015, 3 million gallons...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Action Line goes off the rails

Dear Action Line: Where are the three springs of Three Springs? – Mike Silver Dear Mike: Sounds like a simple question. Action Line will make the answer very complex so you have to pay attention....

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | COLUMN: Action Line

New Mexico State Police to conduct sobriety checkpoints in January

New Mexico State Police plans to conduct sobriety checks points and saturation patrols, as well as registration, insurance and driver’s license checks during January throughout the state. The...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Colorado politics: Top story in 2020 – and what to expect in 2021

If you enjoy politics, 2020 didn’t disappoint. And if you don’t, it probably left your head spinning. The year started with talk about the impeachment of President Donald Trump, the Democratic...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

2020 highway fatalities down in Southwest Colorado

With one day left in the year, highway fatalities in six counties in Southwest Colorado came in at 14 for 2020, down 22% from the 18 fatalities in 2019, according to data from the Colorado...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

John Porter leaves legacy of water storage, McPhee Reservoir in Southwest Colorado

Legendary water manager John Porter, who died last week in Cortez, leaves a legacy as the champion of McPhee Reservoir who laid an enduring foundation for water storage and agriculture in Montezuma...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coronavirus drives blistering sales of Colorado mountain homes

Prices are at record highs. Supplies of mountain homes for sale have never been lower. Across Colorado’s high country, resort community real estate sales have set records since July. Through...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

More than mountains

A video examining entrepreneurial rural businesses in Durango and the development of a local business accelerator program to help them grow has been produced by a Vermont nonprofit – helping spread...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

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