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Scattered, light snow expected in San Juan Mountains

Winter storms are expected to tease the San Juan Mountains with snow throughout the weekend, dropping fewer than 5 inches above 8,000 feet, according to the National Weather Service in Grand...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tri-State to close Colorado, New Mexico coal-fired power plants by 2030

Tri-State Generation and Transmission, the energy supplier for Southwest Colorado, announced Thursday it will close its coal-fired power plants in Colorado and New Mexico by 2030, a move that would...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Edgemont Ranch subdivision cited for not meeting water-quality standards

State regulators have issued Edgemont Ranch a notice of violation after the neighborhood’s drinking water did not meet health standards. On Dec. 3, the Colorado Department of Public Health and...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eight ideas state Republicans have about education this year

A school safety assessment for each district. A bonus for high-rated teachers. A scholarship for students who graduate high school early. And a tax credit for teachers who buy school supplies for...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield library helps residents achieve new year’s health resolutions

BAYFIELD – At the Pine River Library in Bayfield, patrons won’t just be learning about health from books this year: The library on Wednesday launched its first ever 2020 Health Initiative. The...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Partisan lawsuit looms over Colorado’s Legislature, and it’s costing taxpayers

Democrats see Colorado’s 2020 legislative session as an opportunity to reset their relationship with statehouse Republicans. But looming large is bad blood from last year’s lawmaking term that is...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aztec man arrested on suspicion of stalking La Plata County women

Prosecutors have charged an Aztec man with stalking and harassment for allegedly following two, possibly three, women in Durango and Bayfield. Eli Garcia, 24, is suspected of following a woman in...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s Lochte-Bono to race snowboard cross at Youth Olympics

Madeline Lochte-Bono has gone all-in on her Olympic and world championship dream at a young age. Now, the two-time national champion in snowboard cross will get a chance to wear the American team...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

Digs Restaurant and Bar closes in Three Springs

One of the few restaurants in Three Springs, Digs Restaurant and Bar, seems to have closed its doors. Digs, one of the first businesses to open in Three Springs in 2009, has not operated for weeks...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango City Council seeks input on preferred qualities for next city manager

The Durango City Council wants input from community leaders in its search for a new city manager, a position it hopes to fill this spring. Consultants hired to perform a search for a city manager...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: Fort Lewis College graduate’s work to air on Rocky Mountain PBS

The work of a former Fort Lewis College student will be showcased across the state later this week on Rocky Mountain PBS. Callie Morris, who graduated from FLC last spring, produced a feature...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two men escape after illegal activity on D&SNG tracks

The prospect of gold brought hardy settlers to the San Juan Mountains, and soon after, Silverton had its share of legendary shoot-outs, high-stakes holdups and daring bouts of bootlegging....

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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