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Durango Mother Sentenced

A mother from Durango who pleaded guilty to charges related to a crash that left her 8-year-old daughter dead has been sentenced to six months in jail and two years of probation. The victim’s father, Douglas Martinez, wrote in a … Continue reading

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Durango Marijuana Buffer

The Durango City Council unanimously this week voted to uphold “as-the-crow-flies” buffers that keep marijuana shops away from schools, playgrounds and residential treatment centers. After hearing from city staff and residents opposed to any changes in the current regulations, the … Continue reading

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Banker Survey Plunges

Drought conditions in some areas and weak grain prices are among factors weighing heavily on the rural economy in parts of 10 Plains and Western states, including Colorado The overall Rural Mainstreet Index for the region plummeted to 40.7 in … Continue reading

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Boulder Mayor Arraignment Delayed

A judge has delayed the arraignment of a former Boulder mayor who was involved in a fatal five-car crash in southern Colorado. On Thursday, 75-year-old Bob Greenlee’s hearing was rescheduled Thursday to Aug. 21 after prosecutors asked for more time … Continue reading

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Missing Hitchiker

Police in southwest Wyoming say new information has led them to search a home for evidence connected to the unsolved 2006 death of a Colorado hitchhiker. The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday detectives are processing a Rock Springs residence … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs: In-City Hunting?

Colorado Springs councilmembers are being urged to consider allowing hunting within city limits to combat high populations of deer. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials have met with city leaders to discuss the issue. State officials say the hunt could decrease … Continue reading

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Governor’s Race Fundraising

Next year, the occupant of Colorado’s Governor’s mansion will be changing, when current Governor John Hickenlooper leaves the office due to term limits. There’s no shortage of candidates vying to replace Hickenlooper, but according to 2nd quarter campaign finance reports, … Continue reading

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Man Pulls Knife in GWS Park

Glenwood Springs police had to respond with at least a bit of force to Centennial Park in the downtown business district yesterday afternoon after they received a report that a homeless man had pulled a knife on another man during … Continue reading

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Accidental Bear Spray

When heading into Colorado’s great outdoors, it always good to be prepared in case you run into a bear. But for one local tourist this past weekend, her protection apparently kicked in just a little too early. The Pitkin County … Continue reading

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Marijuana Taxes

Recreational marijuana has been legal in Colorado for three and a half years now, and the state recently reached a milestone in regard to the taxes that are assessed on the sales of pot. In May, tax revenue from pot … Continue reading

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