Federal bill seeks to preserve Native American languages

Local educators hope a federal bill focused on Native American languages will enhance local Ute language education efforts. The bill, which would establish Native American language resource centers...

DATE: April 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dove Creek nonprofit releases rehabilitated red-tailed hawk

After four months of painstaking rehabilitation and care, SouthWest Avian Protection Service released a young red-tailed hawk back into the wild Saturday afternoon. The hawk was found in November...

DATE: March 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango girls basketball team races past M-CHS

Determined to put his team in the driver’s seat from the start, Durango High School girls basketball coach Tim Fitzpatrick implemented a full-court press throughout much of the first half of his...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Hitchhiker near Cortez gets three years for stabbing driver

Travis Clitso, 25, of Pinon, Arizona, has been sentenced in federal court to three years and one month in prison for assault with a dangerous weapon in Indian Country. According to a news release...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, partner test positive for COVID-19

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and his partner, Marlon Reis, have tested positive for COVID-19 . The pair announced their diagnosis on Saturday night. The governor’s office says both are asymptomatic...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez restaurant temporarily closes with 12 positive COVID-19 cases

The Loungin’ Lizard restaurant in Cortez, which temporarily closed this month after a COVID-19 outbreak, plans to reopen Thursday. A weekly report from the Colorado Department of Public Health and...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

More fire restrictions imposed as New Mexico waits for rain

ALBUQUERQUE – More national forests are imposing fire restrictions as New Mexico waits for some much needed rain. The Cibola National Forest is implementing the first stage of restrictions Friday...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico diocese to cease Sunday Mass amid virus surge

ALBUQUERQUE – One of the oldest Roman Catholic dioceses in the United States will again suspend Sunday Mass indefinitely as New Mexico marks its latest surge of COVID-19 cases. Archbishop John C....

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawsuit: New Mexico county failed to monitor suicidal inmate

SILVER CITY, N.M. – A New Mexico county that held an inmate struggling with drug addiction failed to properly monitor him before he took his own life, according to a wrongful death lawsuit. The...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Business mandates mount as New Mexico deals with virus surge

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Tuesday unveiled more requirements for businesses after a string of record-breaking daily case counts prompted renewed restrictions just last...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Denver TV station security guard charged with murder

DENVER – A television station security guard accused of fatally shooting a pro-police demonstrator after opposing rallies was charged Monday with second-degree murder, according to the Denver...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico Tech shut down after reports of weekend parties

SANTA FE – New Mexico Tech has temporarily closed out of caution against COVID-19 after officials learned of several off-campus weekend parties. University President Stephen Wells announced on the...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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