Southwest Health hires interim CEO

Southwest Health System has hired a new interim CEO to replace Tony Sudduth, who resigned April 16. Jeanette Filpi was appointed April 26 to serve as interim CEO while a search continues for...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local group looks to start up pellet mill in Montezuma County

A resurgence in the timber industry in Montezuma County has opened up opportunity for new spinoff businesses and has raised awareness of fire safety practices for sawmill waste products. There are...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Resource carnival for local youths and families set for Thursday

The School Community Youth Collaborative will host its first resource fair for youths and families from Montezuma and Dolores counties. The Healthy Youth & Healthy Schools event targets people who...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan County, N.M., receives failing score for air quality

FARMINGTON – San Juan County received a failing score from the American Lung Association in the annual State of the Air report because the county’s ozone levels were found to be too high. The...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

No reported injuries in fire south of County Road G

No injuries were reported in a small structure fire south of County Road G Wednesday afternoon. A Montezuma County Sheriff’s deputy reported a “shop on fire” at 2:33 p.m. after seeing smoke while...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local 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

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: Local News

Coronavirus flushed Colorado rafting in 2020

Colorado’s river communities endured a $36 million decline in commercial rafter spending in 2020, all flushed downriver in the pandemic. Colorado’s rafting industry hosted 112,000 fewer commercial...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Opposing Biden’s vision for public lands, hard-right group makes inroads in Colorado

Land grab or precious-resource preservation? The battle over where the truth – and where Westerners’ hearts – lie on that matter is rumbling through Colorado counties as a federal government...

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: Local 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: Local 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: Local News

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