Employee suspected of fabricating threat against Mancos schools

Three days after a report of a threat against Mancos schools led to lockout procedures and heightened security, a district employee has been cited for allegedly fabricating the report. According to...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plane crash kills four near Dove Creek

Four people died in a plane crash Thursday near the Colorado-Utah border shortly after departing Grand Junction, according to the Civil Air Patrol . The plane left Grand Junction Regional Airport...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Food and travel TV series to be filmed through Sunday in Durango

Television crews will be filming a show this weekend at locations in Durango, including the railroad depot, Rochester Hotel and Leland House, El Moro Spirits and Tavern, Bookcase and Barber, and...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez City Council approves new marijuana store

In a quasi-judicial hearing on Tuesday, the Cortez City Council approved a retail marijuana license for the town’s sixth dispensary. The owners of Chronic Therapy, a chain of Front Range retail...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Blue Pepper food truck hopes to spice up Cortez

The owners of a new food truck in Cortez hope to turn their business into a gathering place for the whole town. In November, Chris and Laurie Hutton started parking the Blue Pepper food truck – a...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Punxsutawney Phil sees 6 more weeks of winter, but he’s not from Cortez

Weather prognosticating Punxsutawney Phil has predicted six more weeks of winter, but Montezuma County’s resident prognosticator, weather watcher James Andrus, is predicting more weeks of sunshine....

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill proposes allowing mountain bikers on wilderness land

COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) – Proposed federal legislation that would amend the Wilderness Act is setting off alarms within the mountain biking and conservation communities. HR 1349 and its sister...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

McLachlan named vice-chair of House Transportation Committee

With the 2018 legislative session underway, a few lawmakers are taking on new responsibilities. That includes Rep. Barbara McLachlan, a Durango Democrat. McLachlan this week was named vice-chair of...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Juniper trees across Southwest Colorado are taking a mysterious turn

Across Southwest Colorado, juniper trees may look like they’re dying, but local foresters say the situation is a lot more complicated – and puzzling – than meets the eye. “It’s very strange,” said...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores farmers market grows in winter

The winter farmers market at the Four Seasons Greenhouse in Dolores continues to grow in its fifth year. Open on Saturdays from November through March, the market features vendors from farms and...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Driver in fatal crash near Pagosa Springs tests above limit for marijuana

A driver who died last month after causing a three-vehicle crash just west of Pagosa Springs tested nearly double the legal driving limit for THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana,...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Galloping Goose will hold winter trips in Animas Valley

The Galloping Goose No. 5 will be running the rails again this winter in the Animas Valley. The second annual winter excursion will take place over two weekends in February on the Durango &...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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