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Fort Lewis College mountain bike team goes back-to-back with national titles

Fort Lewis College already had a 70-point lead on Colorado Mesa University going into the downhill and team relay races Sunday. When McCauley Smith won her second consecutive national title and an...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: College Sports

Freeburn’s title caps Colorado High School Cycling League state championships

Six months ago to the day, Cobe Freeburn was in a hospital with a broken leg after a bicycle versus car accident. Sunday, the Durango High School junior was back on his bike in one of the best...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Urist wins varsity girls mountain bike state title after Holcomb protest

A great mountain bike race ended in protest Sunday during the Colorado High School Cycling League’s varsity girls state championship event. South Conference champion Ruth Holcomb, a sophomore from...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Colorado launching suicide prevention efforts

New efforts to improve mental health care for children and teenagers across Colorado will be rolled out over the next two to three years. The Colorado Attorney General’s Office is providing $2.8...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Psychotherapist starts suicide loss grief group in Bayfield

A psychotherapist is founding a therapeutic support group in Bayfield for those who have lost loved ones to suicide. Nicole Fuller decided to start the group after giving a talk in September about...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Homeless left out of working group on homelessness

Donna Mae Baukat said she’s worried. She runs a nonprofit called Community Compassion Outreach, an organization dedicated to finding solutions to homelessness in La Plata County, and she’s...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four indicted on federal charges after Montezuma pot raids

Four suspects have been indicted on felony charges more than a month after a multi-agency raid of a large marijuana operation in Montezuma County. Jimmy Dang, Lisa Yang, Qi Lin Wu and Sang Teng...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rain expected Monday through Wednesday

A warm storm system from the south is expected to move into Southwest Colorado on Monday night with a good chance of rain lasting through early Wednesday. Megan Stackhouse, a meteorologist with the...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Study: Wildfires don’t hurt hot real estate markets

More people than ever want to live on the wild edges of Western cities, despite the risk wildfires pose to their homes. A recent study by researchers at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas found...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango company tout’s town’s benefits in recruitment

If the boosters of economic diversification in Durango created a poster, their poster child would be Swan Global Investments. The firm , now with 12 Durango employees and located on the second...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Colby Simmons wins title at Colorado Cycling League state championship

Durango High School got out to a fast start at the Colorado High School Cycling League mountain bike state championships Saturday and built a 1,500-point lead in the team standings. The Demons...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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