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Report details crash that killed pro cyclist Ben Sonntag

A Colorado State Patrol crash report estimates the driver of a pickup truck was traveling 65 mph in a 35 mph zone when he collided with professional cyclist Benjamin Sonntag, who died at the scene....

DATE: March 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Photos: A milestone celebration

DATE: April 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marvel family loses home, belongings in house fire

A La Plata County family lost its home and belongings Sunday night in a fire just south of Marvel. Fort Lewis Mesa Fire Protection District Chief John Lee said a call came in around 6:45 p.m. that...

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

Got a great chili recipe? Head to Marvel

The Marvel Grange is hosting a chili cook-off and dessert auction at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Marvel Grange Hall , 217 County Road 133A. Chili entries are to bring 1 gallon of chili and a $10...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marvel man arrested after 5-hour standoff

A Marvel man was arrested early Saturday after a standoff with La Plata County Sheriff’s deputies. Brock Ottenbacher, 31, was arrested at his home on the 300 block of County Road 135 on suspicion...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marvel Grange to provide free breakfast

A free community breakfast will be offered from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Marvel Grange Hall, 217 County Road 133A. Pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, orange juice, and coffee will be served. All are...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Waffle night and white elephant gift exchange will be Friday at the Marvel Grange

A waffle night and white elephant gift exchange will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Marvel Grange, 217 County Road 133, in Hesperus. Waffles and beverages will be provided. Participants are...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Destructive Marvel fire likely started by gas grill

Two cabins were destroyed in a fire Wednesday on County Road 101 near Marvel that also sent a woman to Mercy Regional Medical Center with smoke inhalation, officials said Thursday. The woman has...

DATE: July 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildfire on tribal land near Marvel fully contained

Lightning sparked a 66-acre wildfire east of Marvel on Southern Ute Indian Tribe land. The fire in 44 Canyon was 100 percent contained at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday and crews are going to continue...

DATE: June 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bowman award humbles Marvel man

Dennis Howell was honored to be nominated for the Bowhunter of the Year award. But when he found out his family wasn’t coming to the Colorado Bowhunters Association’s annual banquet, that was a...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Drilling dominates Marvel meeting

Two months after a Texas energy company announced plans to drill horizontal shale-oil wells in southwestern La Plata County, residents have hardly reached a consensus about the practice. More than...

DATE: March 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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