Polis signs bill abolishing Colorado death penalty, commutes 3 death sentences

Gov. Jared Polis on Monday signed into law a bill abolishing Colorado’s death penalty , simultaneously commuting the sentences of the three men on the state’s death row. Polis converted the death...

DATE: March 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Concerns hit schools, drive virus testing center traffic

DENVER – Concerns are fueling school closures and state health officials were forced to close a drive-thru coronavirus testing center in Denver on Thursday because people were waiting in line for...

DATE: March 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District extends spring break, bolsters cleaning efforts

Spring break will be extended two days, school-sponsored travel will be canceled and use of school buildings by outside groups will be curtailed in an effort to keep Durango School District 9-R...

DATE: March 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Memorial hires new orthopedic surgeon

Southwest Memorial Hospital has a new orthopedic surgeon who loves small towns and was a former professional athlete. Dr. Braden Jones joins Southwest Health System and began seeing patients this...

DATE: March 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eli Tomac races from behind to win Daytona Supercross

Eli Tomac raced from sixth to first Saturday to win the 450 AMA Supercross in Daytona for the fourth time in six years and regain the series lead over Ken Roczen. Tomac got off to a slow start and...

DATE: March 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

Eli Tomac crashes in Atlanta Supercross, but recovers to finish fourth

Ken Roczen on Saturday won the 450 AMA Supercross in Atlanta and gained a share of the series lead with Eli Tomac, who crashed early in the race. Roczen led all 25 laps. Justin Barcia, who started...

DATE: Feb. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

Southwest Health System receives award for improved patient care

Southwest Health System has been recognized for improving patient care and chronic disease management by the Colorado Rural Health Center’s iCare Program. The Primary Care and the Mancos Valley...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Education

Eli Tomac charges through a crowd to win Supercross in Texas

Eli Tomac of Cortez raced through a crowd to capture two out of three motos Saturday and win the 450 Supercross in Arlington, Texas. It was his second consecutive win and his fourth win in eight...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

Water dock repaired

The Dolores water dock has been repaired and went back in service Feb. 14. Damage from vandalism forced the unit to close Feb. 6. Somebody pried up the base plate, which disabled the coin operator...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico mine owner sues to cover cleanup costs

For nearly 10 years, Atlantic Richfield Co. has been cleaning up the Rico-Argentine Mine site along the Dolores River as part of a 2011 Environmental Protection Agency removal order. Now, Arco...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eli Tomac runs away with Tampa Supercross, takes series lead

Eli Tomac on Saturday went to the lead early and ran away with the 450 Supercross in Tampa. He bolted to the top of the standings for the first time this season. It was his third win of the season,...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mancos school construction in final phase

The campus-wide renovation project for the Mancos School District Re-6 is in its final stretch, with the bulk of the work remaining at the Performance Center. After almost two years of...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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