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Thursday | KRQE Albuquerque

La Plata County receives maximum protection vehicle

The maximum protection vehicle, or Max-Pro-V, was donated to the La Plata County Sheriff's office through the Colorado Department of Defense.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

HeraldNet

Wwii P-51 Mustang crashes in Colorado, killing 2

The wreckage of a World War II-vintage P-51 Mustang lies in a field Friday near Durango, Colo., after it crashed while attempting take off from Durango-La Plata County Airport.

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Related Topix: Durango, CO, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Daily Camera

Durango: vintage plane crashes, killing two people

A vintage World War II fighter plane built in 1944 crashed Friday morning killing both people shortly after taking off from the Durango-La Plata County Airport, federal authorities say.

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Related Topix: Durango, CO, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

KRQE Albuquerque

2 killed in Durango plane crash

According to La Plata County Sheriff's Office, the small WWII-era P-51 Mustang aircraft crashed just north of the La Plata County airport.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Denver Westword

Cody JC Dutton, Colorado escape artist, fails to fool deputies with his neck tattoo

As our recent gallery of the fifteen best face-and-neck-tattoo mug shots proves, alleged criminals and above-the-shoulders ink make a memorable combination.

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Related Topix: Archuleta County, CO, Pagosa Springs, CO

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Cortez Journal News

Local Republicans vote contrary to state gubernatorial results

Republican primary voters in La Plata County went contrary to statewide results Tuesday in their preference for Mike Kopp to challenge Gov. John Hickenlooper in November.Statewide, Bob Beauprez won the party nomination and Kopp finished fourth behind Tom Tancredo and current Secretary of State Scott Gessler.The unofficial tally...

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Hickenlooper

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Cortez Journal News

Bayfield man dies in Utah plane crash

A Bayfield man was killed Wednesday, June 18, when the small plane he was piloting crashed in southeastern Utah.Miles Reece, 62, left Durango-La Plata County Airport on Wednesday morning flying a 1958 single-engine Cessna 175.The Salt Lake Tribune reported that Reece and his friend, Douglas Berry, were flying separate planes...

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Related Topix: Bayfield, CO, Air Accidents

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