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Colorado lawmakers OK bill limiting information about top job seekers

DENVER – Colorado’s Legislature has passed a bill to allow government bodies to disclose the identity of just a single finalist for an executive position, amending state open records law that...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado governor says he would veto climate change bill

COLORADO SPRINGS – Colorado Gov. Jared Polis says he would veto a bill backed by fellow Democrats that is designed to enforce, through additional regulation, a state plan to cut greenhouse gas...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wet weather a boost for crews fighting New Mexico wildfire

THREE RIVERS, N.M. – Rain and snow helped crews working to keep a wildfire from spreading in forested mountains in south-central New Mexico, officials said Wednesday. The fire was located west of...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Aurora ICE detention facility reports 100 COVID-19 cases

DENVER – A privately owned U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Aurora has reported about 100 detained people have tested positive for COVID-19. A report by the office of U.S. Rep....

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango’s biggest public art piece scheduled for installation

After years of waiting, Durango’s gateway art installation, “Common Threads,” is about to become a reality. In 2018, Durango residents voted by survey to place the public art piece, made up of...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Tuesday 4:45 p.m. A residence was damaged and the owners were harassed in the 2900 block of Balsam Avenue. 5:54 p.m. A break-in was reported in the area of Narrow Gauge Avenue...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Teenager breaks North American record for most vertical feet climbed in 24 hours

Grace Staberg said she was “pretty tired” as the first rays of sun hit the slopes of Copper Mountain on Tuesday morning. “I felt like slowing down,” said the 19-year-old, a few hours after setting...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado courts may be forced to hold bond hearings within 48 hours of arrests

Arrested on a Friday? For some Coloradans, that may mean waiting in jail until Monday or a Tuesday for a bond hearing when courts are back open. Now, Democratic state lawmakers want to make it...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico settles child care lawsuit, promises subsidies

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s early childhood department has settled a lawsuit with anti-poverty groups, cementing access to child care subsidies for low-income residents. Under the agreement announced...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Local schools getting millions in aid; here’s how they’ll spend it

School districts across Southwest Colorado are set to receive hefty chunks of federal dollars in the latest round of coronavirus relief aid, leaving administrators with big decisions about how to...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s homeless camp likely to remain at Purple Cliffs

La Plata County’s campsite for people experiencing homelessness at Purple Cliffs might stay open for another year. La Plata County commissioners had considered closing the campsite, saying Saturday...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

More than 50% of eligible population has received vaccine in Archuleta, La Plata counties

San Juan Basin Public Health has announced multiple COVID-19 vaccine clinics Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in La Plata County and Thursday in Archuleta County. The health department has scheduled...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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