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High-speed chase in New Mexico leads to couple’s arrest

A dramatic high-speed chase of a suspect from Farmington to Shiprock, New Mexico, last month that involved multiple law enforcement agencies ended in two arrests. According to New Mexico State...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s iconic Strater Hotel sold

Ross Garrett, who has been visiting Durango since the 1960s when he was a 9-year-old growing up in Amarillo, Texas, will be the new owner of the Strater Hotel. Rod Barker, current owner of...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Study says future of New Mexico may include fewer people

SANTA FE – Flanked by booming economies and community growth, New Mexico is likely to watch its population count plateau in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic and then slowly decline with a...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Polis threatens to veto bill seeking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis strongly indicated he would veto a bill from fellow Democrats to speed up the state’s reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, setting up a fierce intraparty brawl at the...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado police: Three arrested in Asian-targeted burglaries

DENVER – Three people have been arrested and another is wanted in connection with a string of burglaries that targeted the homes of Asian business owners in Colorado and Wyoming in 2019, Fort...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

After Boulder shooting, Colorado lawmakers outline gun bills

DENVER – Responding to the Colorado supermarket shooting that killed 10 people, state Democratic lawmakers on Thursday outlined legislation that would create a state office dedicated to preventing...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

The Blotter

Durango Police Wednesday 4:49 p.m. Someone accidentally locked keys and a child in a vehicle in the 2800 block of Holly Avenue. 6:57 p.m. A vehicle was keyed in the 3100 block of Main Avenue. ...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico reopens state Capitol to general public

SANTA FE – The New Mexico state Capitol building has reopened to the public as the COVID-19 pandemic eases. It was closed to the general public for four consecutive legislative sessions. About 50...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado man facing charges stemming from US Capitol riot

DENVER – A Colorado man accused of participating in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol building was arrested Wednesday on federal charges. Logan Grover of Erie is charged with four criminal...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Nine active outbreaks reported in La Plata County

Nine active COVID-19 outbreaks were listed in La Plata County this week, according to data released Wednesday by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Most of the outbreaks are...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango chamber presents awards, including Citizen of the Year

Bob Wolff, whose passion for water issues helped bring the Animas-La Plata Project to fruition and secured a sustainable water supply for Durango, was named Citizen of the Year on Wednesday at...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado’s main public universities requiring vaccinations

DENVER – Colorado’s biggest public universities will require students, faculty and staff members to receive COVID-19 vaccinations before the beginning of the fall semester, school leaders announced...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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