M-CHS volleyball finishes regular season undefeated and No. 1

Wrapping up its regular season with a home match against Dove Creek on April 22, the Montezuma-Cortez High School volleyball team played like a team that is primed for a long postseason run. The...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Faith leaders decry voting restrictions

In Georgia, faith leaders are asking corporate executives to condemn laws restricting voting access – or face a boycott. In Arizona and Texas, clergy have assembled outside the state capitols to...

DATE: April 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Faith

Young adults’ relocations to states like Colorado are reshaping political geography

Garima Vyas always wanted to live in a big city. She thought about New York, long the destination for 20-something strivers, but was wary of the cost and complicated subway lines. So Vyas picked...

DATE: April 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Hickenlooper touts new restaurant relief program

U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper says a new federal grant program will provide hard-pressed restaurants hit by the COVID-19 pandemic some “serious momentum” as they recover. Hickenlooper participated in...

DATE: April 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local schools getting millions in aid. Here’s how they’ll spend it

Local school districts are set to receive hefty chunks of federal dollars in the latest round of coronavirus relief aid, leaving administrators with big decisions on how to spend the money. The...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Some Durangoans still haven’t received a stimulus payment

For many people, receiving a COVID-19 stimulus check was as easy as checking their bank account and finding hundreds of government dollars inside. But for some people, like many living homeless at...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores museum restores narrow-gauge freight cars

Before the Galloping Goose No. 5 rail car carried passengers and mail to and from Dolores in the 1930s and 40s, freight trains and steam locomotives dominated the historic railroad town. Showcasing...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed fires in Dolores and 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 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington police arrest man originally thought to be active shooter

FARMINGTON – The Farmington Police Department arrested a man Thursday morning after a shopper at Target reported the suspect was waving what was thought to be a gun, but ended up being aerosol cans...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Durango doubles-down on opposition to jail reform bill

Durango city councilors split this week over whether to uphold their opposition to a state jail reform bill that would limit when police can make arrests. Senate Bill 21-062 proposes a shift in...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Six more electric co-ops seek Tri-State separation

Six rural electric cooperatives have joined La Plata Electric Association’s exploration of buying out their long-term contracts with their electricity supplier, Tri-State Generation and...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

10 ‘moon trees’ land in Durango

A bit of outer space is taking root in Durango: moon trees, grown from seeds that have orbited the moon more than 30 times. Stuart “Stu” Roosa, born in Durango, took the seeds into outer space as...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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