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Polis signs two gun-control bills: Here’s what it means for gun owners

Gov. Jared Polis on Monday signed two bills tightening gun regulations in Colorado into law – the first new firearm restrictions enacted in the state since the red flag bill became law in 2019. ...

DATE: April 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio family featured on DIY Network

Shalina Luna and her daughter, Joli Galvan, were glued to the TV on Tuesday evening with a dozen or so close friends who helped them build a 700-square-foot earthen house in the Ignacio area. Luna,...

DATE: April 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute reservation could get a zero-emission power plant

Outside Houston is a zero-emissions power plant that runs on fossil fuels invented to keep burning natural gas without contributing to climate change. Since 2018, the company NET Power has used the...

DATE: April 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Red flag warning in effect today in Southwest Colorado

A red flag warning – alerting that conditions are favorable for the spread of wildfire – is in effect from noon to 9 p.m. Monday for elevations below 8,000 feet in Southwest Colorado. The weather...

DATE: April 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Upper Pine fire chief named president of national association

Bruce Evans, Bayfield’s fire chief, planned to go into forestry until a car crash on his college campus in Iowa changed the course of his career. “While I was studying one night, there was a car...

DATE: April 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Area law enforcement officials talk funding, police reform with Boebert

In a meeting with law enforcement officials from Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert “was inquisitive to know what challenges law enforcement is facing in the Four...

DATE: April 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Durango High School targets teens

Pediatric Partners of the Southwest will hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic targeting 16- to 17-year-olds, the youngest age group cleared for inoculations, from 3 to 7 p.m. April 29 at Durango High...

DATE: April 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police investigated 16 citizen-initiated complaints in 2020

The Durango Police Department investigated 16 citizen complaints in 2020 – then asked a panel of community members to check their work. The department conducts its own internal investigations and...

DATE: April 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Purgatory Resort wraps up 2020-21 ski season

PURGATORY – Sean Wren estimates he spent 50 days this season out on the slopes at Purgatory Resort, and he was not about to miss getting some final turns in Sunday, the last day of the season. “The...

DATE: April 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Health System CEO Tony Sudduth resigns

Southwest Health System has announced that CEO Tony Sudduth has resigned. According to a news release issued Friday, Chief Financial Officer Rick Shrader will serve as interim CEO. Community...

DATE: April 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Calling a loved one in Colorado jails or prisons? Be prepared to pay some bucks

The $9 that Jim Anthony paid for each video visit with his jailed son last year was expensive, but it was the best way he could make sure his son got to know his own child, after the coronavirus...

DATE: April 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Solar project proposed northwest of Cortez

A large solar project is proposed northwest of Cortez in cooperation with Empire Electric Association. The 5 megawatt solar energy system would be built on 52 acres off County Road 24 on private...

DATE: April 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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