An abandoned wheelhouse shed sits atop an old mine shaft high in the San Juan Mountains north of Silverton on Aug. 14, 2015. The mines that settlers built in the booms of the 19th century are an ever-present part of the landscape in this mineral-rich part of Colorado.
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An abandoned wheelhouse shed sits atop an old mine shaft high in the San Juan Mountains north of Sil...

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Most items in this column are taken from logs of calls made to authorities. Their accuracy may not have been verified by an official investigation.

Durango Police

Wednesday
9:07 a.m.
A man wanted to talk to police about a pedestrian kicking his truck near East Second Avenue and College Drive.

11:30 a.m.
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Local Briefs

Men Who Grill event needs volunteersThe Women’s Resource Center seeks volunteers for its annual Men Who Grill fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 11 at Buckley Park.

Volunteers are needed for various shifts beginning...


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Colorado crime lab has new locationARVADA – The Colorado Bureau of Investigation has moved its lab for fingerprint, ballistics, DNA and other testing from Lakewood to Arvada.

The Denver Post...


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