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Fort Lewis College to review investments for environmental, social impact

Fort Lewis College announced Monday a portion of its investments – about $7.8 million – will be vetted annually for its impact on humanity and the environment. Students have been advocating since...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 52 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield hires interim town manager, firm to conduct search

Bayfield moved to replace its current town manager, Chris La May, by hiring an interim manager and a firm to search to fill the position permanently. The board hired Kathleen “Katie” Ann Sickles,...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 51 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington to build pump track for bikers

FARMINGTON – Bike enthusiasts in the Four Corners are about to get pumped. The city of Farmington announced it has obtained funds to begin construction on a pump track for bike riders. “It’s the...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 52 minutes ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Durango’s downtown Starbucks will close

The Starbucks on Main Avenue in downtown Durango is closing. “As part of Starbucks standard course of business, we continually evaluate our business to ensure a healthy store portfolio,” a...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 51 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

$51 million cut from Gov. Polis’ budget request for reinsurance program

The administration of Gov. Jared Polis has scaled back how much money it is requesting to continue the state’s new reinsurance program after pushback from lawmakers and a happy surprise from the...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 51 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

No lifts, or lines, at this new backcountry ski area north of Vail

When the brand-new ski area Bluebird Backcountry opens near Kremmling in a few weeks, the lift lines will be nonexistent. Truly. There will be no lifts – or snowcats or helicopters – to get users...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 53 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Snowdown 2021 theme announced

PURGATORY – OK, all you Snowdown Rock ‘N’ Rollers. Get ready to exchange your guitars and drumsticks for magic wands and broomsticks. The theme for Snowdown 2021 was announced Sunday at the first...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Same ol’ weather isn’t grounded in reality

The NOAA website for Durango is one of my go-to sources for weather forecasts, along with durangoweatherguy.com. However, for many days now the NOAA site has shown incorrect information – and the...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | COLUMN: Action Line

More mini storms expected this week in Southwest Colorado

Another snowstorm, typical of many this winter – small and fast-moving – is expected Monday with similar storm cells expected to move through Southwest Colorado on Wednesday and Thursday. “It’s...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Western Slope lawmaker tries to pump brakes on wolf reintroduction

State Sen. Kerry Donovan wants to slow the roll on wolf reintroduction. The Vail Democrat, who represents seven Western Slope counties, has crafted legislation that allows Colorado Parks and...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Yellow Car Country Wines: Fun, fruity wines in Cortez

Jim and Jean Wootton may not have the most sophisticated or biggest winery in Colorado, or even Montezuma County for that matter, but they may have the funnest. The couple, operating as Yellow Car...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

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