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Fallen police officers honored during memorial walk

Ten local law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty since Colorado became a state in 1876 were remembered in Durango. A memorial walk in honor of the fallen officers took place Saturday...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 9 hours 10 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado officers shoot, kill man who drew gun during arrest

PUEBLO – Colorado authorities say officers shot and killed a man who pulled a gun on them in Pueblo County. The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were investigating a suspicious vehicle...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona ‘Dreamers’ struggle after losing cheaper tuition

PHOENIX – David Montenegro worked part-time restaurant jobs and took advantage of Arizona’s lower in-state tuition as he labored through years of college. Now a senior with the goal of becoming a...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Storms prompt flash flood alerts in Wyoming, Colorado

DENVER – A storm that has dumped up to 5 inches of rain so far has prompted flash flood warnings and watches in southeastern Wyoming and northeastern Colorado. The National weather Service issued a...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado senator goes from farming to foreign policy adviser

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner’s cellphone service begins to cut out about 20 miles south of his family farm in Yuma, a small town of about 3,500 residents on the far eastern plains of...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 20 hours 14 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Weekly planner for May 21-25

Monday Colorado Municipal League Spring Outreach, 3 p.m., Pagosa Springs Town Hall, 551 Hot Springs Blvd., Pagosa Springs. Womenade, 5 p.m., R Space, 734 East Second Ave. Planning Commission...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield Marshal’s Office named Colorado Law Enforcement Agency of Excellence

The Bayfield Marshal’s Office received the Colorado Law Enforcement Agency of Excellence Award on Friday night at a dinner honoring local law enforcement in Bayfield. “What really stood out to us...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Payroll Department awards grants to two area nonprofits

The Payroll Department recently announced that it has awarded its 12.4.2 grant to La Plata Family Centers Coalition and La Plata Youth Services, which supplied each organization $12,000 in matching...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Cowboy Half Marathon to raise money for library

Registration is open for the 2018 Mancos Cowboy Half Marathon , an annual fundraiser for the Mancos Public Library. The event, which includes a 5K and a 1-mile fun run in addition to the...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

County wants to map underground waterways to help guide development

La Plata County may be taking a major step in understanding its groundwater system. In April, the Colorado Geological Survey nominated La Plata County to be the focus of a comprehensive...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado child released from hospital after bear attack

GRAND JUNCTION – A 5-year-old girl who was attacked by a bear outside her western Colorado home has been released from a hospital. St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction says Kimberly Cyr was...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News