Mental Wellness Resource Center opens in San Juan County

FARMINGTON – Thanks to a grant, San Juan County now has a Mental Wellness Resource Center to help residents gain access to services and programs for mental and behavioral health. The center was...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Bayfield family faces tic syndrome, stigma head-on

Jodacie Bartley, 10, was fine when her mother, Veronica Dominguez, dropped her off at Bayfield Intermediate School in August. Five hours later, she was having seizure-like spasms, then muscle tics...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mental health professionals share insight into coping with COVID-19

It has been more than two weeks since Gov. Jared Polis announced the first COVID-19 case in Colorado, and nearly two months since Washington state reported its first case. If time since then has...

DATE: March 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

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Durango mental health professionals share insight into coping with COVID-19

It has been more than two weeks since Gov. Jared Polis announced the first COVID-19 case in Colorado, and nearly two months since Washington state reported its first case. If time since then has...

DATE: March 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Defendant in high-speed chase is found incompetent in Cortez

A Mancos man who allegedly ran down several officers during a high speed chase in March, seriously injuring two of them, has been found incompetent to proceed in court procedures against him. Casey...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Larsen hears charges, potential penalties for police chase

A Mancos man accused of 32 criminal charges — including 12 for attempted murder of law enforcement officers — faces a possible life-long jail sentence if convicted on all counts, according to...

DATE: April 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

How much do our diets influence our brain activity?

For most people, there is an obvious connection between body and mind. But the mental effects of deep-dish, deep-fried, processed and pre-packaged food are often overlooked. Nicola Dehlinger is a...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

New center provides emergency aid, counseling to veterans

A new veterans’ center quietly opened last month in Bodo Industrial Park south of downtown Durango to provide emergency aid, free counseling and a variety of other services to those in need. The...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge finds Damron competent to stand trial for mother’s murder

Montezuma County District Court Judge Todd Plewe on Wednesday ruled that Jeremiah Paul Damron was competent to stand trial for the murder of his mother, whose body was found beaten and burned in...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suicide prevention bill passes Colorado Legislature

A bill that will provide schools with grant funding for suicide prevention programs was approved by the state Legislature on the last day of the session this week. State Rep. Barbara McLachlan,...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High students aim to end teen isolation

Bullying and feelings of isolation can follow teenagers home from school through social media, and students across La Plata County want that to end. “Some kids experience (post-traumatic stress...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mariah Carey battles bipolar disorder, no longer in denial

NEW YORK – Mariah Carey says she’s no longer living in isolation after seeking treatment for a bipolar disorder. In a People magazine article due on newsstands Friday, the singer says she didn’t...

DATE: April 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

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