Wednesday Mar 5
Justice Department audit blasts Colorado non-profit
A Colorado-based tribal coalition designed to stop domestic and sexual violence had serious problems managing federal grants, Justice Department auditors say in a scathing new report.
Skier Safe After Spending Night In Wilderness
A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for Huerfano, Pueblo, Crowley, Otero, and Prowers Counties until 2pm this afternoon, AND Las Animas, Bent, Kiowa, and Baca Counties until 5pm.
KRDO-TV Colorado Springs
Skier resuced after spending the night in winter storm
A skier was rescued Saturday after a skiing out of bounds at Durango Mountain Resort at purgatory, according to a spokesman with the La Plata County Sheriff's Office.
Cortez Journal News
It would allow voters in counties with fewer than 70,000 residents to require commissioners be elected by district.
KOB-TV New Mexico
La Plata County open to starting recreational marijuana stores
Four and a half hours southwest of Pueblo, Colorado, La Plata County is not seeing a windfall of marijuana tax revenues.
Durango outfitter gets 4 months in jail
A La Plata County outfitter has been sentenced to four months in jail for violating probation after he was found guilty of operating his business on federal land without a valid permit.
Colo. farmers to grow recreational-use pot
Previously-approved medical marijuana growers in La Plata County can now apply to convert part or all of their space to grow marijuana for recreational sales.
More on the cover story: What to do about Durango?
The Durango-La Plata County Airport has a problem. The airport in southwestern Colorado, near the New Mexico border, doesn't have enough room to handle the growing number of passengers who pass through each year.