Law enforcement

Pagosa standoff ends with arrest

Police ended a 26-hour standoff Wednesday in Pagosa Springs by forcibly entering a man’s minivan and taking him into custody. It was a relatively peaceful ending to a standoff that closed schools...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man pleads guilty in mobile home shooting

A La Plata County man who fired several rifle shots into a family’s home last summer pleaded guilty Thursday to illegal discharge of a firearm.Sam L. Wayson, 26, is facing one to six years in...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

He’s the bomb

FARMINGTON – Meet Woody.He’s 6 years old, weighs 350 pounds and fights crime.He’s called upon in the most dangerous of situations: violent standoffs, hazardous-materials spills and to examine...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Garcia death probe ongoing investigation could take months

It could take several weeks, if not months, before authorities reach a conclusion about the shooting death of Durango man Ted Garcia, an investigator said Wednesday.“We are still working our way...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Anti-abortion advocates protest local OB/GYN’s ties to Mercy

Anti-abortion protesters were about 60 strong outside Mercy Regional Medical Center on Thursday to protest the hospital’s affiliation with local obstetrician-gynecologist Richard Grossman....

DATE: July 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolf Creek village redefines project

Developers of the Village at Wolf Creek have modified plans for a proposed land swap near the top of Wolf Creek Pass, where a resort town with ski-in and ski-out access is envisioned.The amended...

DATE: July 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

New rules could close dispensaries

DENVER – Nearly a fifth of Colorado’s medical marijuana dispensary operators could be forced out of business in coming weeks because of new state rules barring some convicted felons from the pot...

DATE: July 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kinsey fights odds for Senate

A veteran, an ordained minister, a peace activist and a retired school teacher, Denver resident Bob Kinsey isn’t a typical politician.He’s never been elected to office, but that didn’t stop him...

DATE: July 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

St. Columba welcomes lay principal

Kevin C. Chick is finishing his first month on the job as principal of Saint Columba Catholic School, only the second lay principal in the school’s 128-year history. He is stepping into a position...

DATE: July 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Teens suspects for fired cannon

The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office has identified several teenagers suspected of firing a cannon at a Durango bicyclist who organized a fundraiser for multiple sclerosis.Investigators plan to...

DATE: July 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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