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Weekly planner for Nov. 19-23

Monday La Plata County Board of Commissioners radio interview at Four Corners Broadcasting, 9 a.m., 190 Turner Drive. Questions can be submitted to the Board of County Commissioners by emailing...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff’s Office evicts homeless from hillside

Timothy Sargent keeps his campsite clean. He encourages others to do the same. But there are always bad apples in every bunch, something he said is used to paint the entire homeless community with...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 21 hours 55 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Arctic adventure

The wild terrain of the Arctic used to be the playground of explorers. But a new crop of high-end heli-ski lodges is turning it into the next frontier for skiers in search of virgin powder and...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Travel

Can we get Al Gore to run for the Dems in 2020?

Time and Donald Trump do interesting things to a man. They make Al Gore glitter. It’s almost impossible not to be thinking of Gore now, with the words “Florida” and “recount” so prominent in the...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | COLUMN: Frank Bruni

Figure out your financial priorities

A reader recently asked, “How do I figure out my financial priorities?” That got me thinking about 2019. For me, 2019 holds culinary school tuition payments; deciding where to live in Portland,...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | COLUMN: Money Savvy

Winter market at Four Seasons enters its sixth year

Three years ago, Vic Vanik was begging vendors to come to the winter market. Now in its sixth year, the winter market at Four Seasons Greenhouse and Nursery boasts 30 permanent merchants and a...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Nuke dump managers: There was waste near ceiling collapse

ALBUQUERQUE – Operations at the federal government’s nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico resumed Friday as managers acknowledged there was radioactive waste in the area where a portion...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Yogi says: Leave my city workers alone

Durango’s city leaders/servers get a lot of anger thrown their way every day, publicly and personally. Especially during voting seasons. Yet by my feeble direct experience through my pioneering and...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thoughtful and tasty way to thank vets

While I’m sure most people who tell veterans “Thank you for your service” are sincere, the term has been so overused recently that it rings hollow, rather like “Welcome to Walmart and have a nice...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

New Mexico woman sues hospital for resuscitating her

ALBUQUERQUE – A New Mexico woman who was brought back to life is suing the hospital for violating her rights. The Albuquerque Journal reports lawyers for Jamie Sams filed a lawsuit this week in...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

La Plata Electric Association reports outage

About 115 La Plata Electric Association members were without power on county roads 301, 302 and 303 on Saturday morning. LPEA spokeswoman Indiana Reed said the outage was caused by a broken...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

13 taken to hospital after Littleton apartment fire

LITTLETON – Colorado authorities say 13 people have been taken to a hospital after an apartment fire created heavy smoke inside the building. South Metro Fire Rescue says the fire was reported...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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