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Navajo Nation reports 26 new COVID-19 cases, 10 more deaths

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation is reporting 26 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 10 additional deaths. Tribal health officials released figures combining new cases found on Saturday and...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ranch becomes haven for queer people in rural Colorado

CUSTER COUNTY (AP) – Two sets of headlights headed straight for the geodesic dome house that serves as the Tenacious Unicorn Ranch’s headquarters. Outside in the deep dark of Colorado’s Wet...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Archdiocese of Santa Fe to sell properties for settlements

SANTA FE – The Archdiocese of Santa Fe is expected to sell off hundreds of properties by this summer in order to pay for settlements of sex abuse lawsuits. The archdiocese, which filed for Chapter...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bernalillo County jail health care provider ends contract

ALBUQUERQUE – The medical care provider for Bernalillo County’s jail is walking away more than a year before its contract is up. The Albuquerque Journal reported Monday that Centurion Detention...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado will gain 8th U.S. House seat based on census

DENVER – After booming population growth over the past decade, Colorado will gain an eighth U.S. House seat after the release Monday of new U.S. Census Bureau data. The bulk of the growth occurred...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Will opponents to gray wolf reintroduction largely end up paying for program?

When Colorado voters in November narrowly passed a ballot initiative to reintroduce gray wolves in western Colorado, detractors said it was a prime example of the state’s deepening rural-urban...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Democrats will move forward this week with public health insurance options

Democratic state lawmakers aiming to drive down health care costs plan to move forward this week with legislation to potentially create a public health insurance option after about a month of...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango High School senior achieves dream of invitation to West Point

Ford Kavu Pitts found out in the middle of an anatomy test at Durango High School that he had achieved his goal since middle school: He will be one of 1,200 new cadets at the U.S. Military Academy...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Promoter urges repairs to Montezuma County Fairgrounds racetrack

Fairgrounds Speedway promoter Gene Felker is urging Montezuma County to repair and upgrade the racetrack, and is interested in renegotiating his contract or purchasing the venue. Standing before...

DATE: April 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed fires in Dolores, Pagosa planned to begin next week

San Juan National Forest’s Dolores and Pagosa ranger districts will conduct prescribed fires beginning next week. Burning operations will take place over several days when weather and fuel...

DATE: April 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango City Council to meet to discuss future of Buckley Park

Durangoans might get an update next week about the future of Buckley Park, a gathering place in the center of town that is up for sale. City Councilors will convene at 3 p.m. Tuesday for a special...

DATE: April 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Matriarch’ of Colorado outdoor volunteerism stepping down

BRECKENRIDGE – Ann Baker Easley deftly navigates an icy trail that winds past a wooden troll, an ice rink and a railroad park. “Pretty sure we built this. We worked on a lot of trails around...

DATE: April 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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