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Crash involving motorcycle sends one to hospital

A motorcyclist was injured about 3:30 p.m. Friday after being rear-ended on U.S. Highway 160 east of Cortez. According to a witness, a westbound motorcyclist was making a left turn into the KOA...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Impossible Whopper not fooling Durango taste-testers

The Impossible Whopper, a plant-based patty promising all the flavor of ground beef without the environmental impacts associated with cattle production, was rolled out this week at every Burger...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County Fair kicks into high gear

A man in a blue lab coat listened intently as contestants explained their rabbits’ characteristics, including fur, health and personality. Family, friends and curious onlookers stood in a...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Victim identified, murder suspect arrested in Archuleta County death

The Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office on Friday identified a woman who was killed earlier this week and arrested a man suspected of killing her. The death was reported about 4:45 a.m. Wednesday in...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Rain turns Hermosa Creek black

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County woman sentenced for animal cruelty

A La Plata County woman who had more than 100 animals seized from her property in 2017 was sentenced Friday to three years’ probation after pleading guilty to five counts of animal cruelty. Eight...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arizona man ‘deeply, deeply sorry’ after arrest for dragging dog behind truck

An Arizona man who police say dragged his dog on a chain behind his truck while drunken driving, killing the dog, is “deeply, deeply sorry” for the “tragic accident,” his public defender said...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango denies request to view ethics complaint

The Durango Clerk’s Office on Friday denied a Colorado Open Records Act request to review an ethics complaint that was filed last week, saying the document is privileged and confidential. The...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vehicle rolls near U.S. Highway 550 and Trimble Lane

A single car rolled over Friday afternoon near U.S. Highway 550 near Trimble Lane north of Durango, according to Colorado State Patrol. Initial reports indicated a person may have been pinned...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mobile home park’s sewage lagoon still seeping into Lightner Creek

Issues with Lightner Creek Mobile Home Park’s sewage pond, which has been seeping raw wastewater into its namesake creek for more than 10 years, have still not been fixed, state officials said this...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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