La Plata County Newswire (Page 2)

La Plata County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for La Plata County, CO. (Page 2)

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  1. Tipton pressured to oppose bill on policing public landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    La Plata County commissioners and law enforcement have asked Congressman Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, to oppose a bill that would delegate responsibility for policing public lands to local agencies.On Tuesday, commissioners Brad Blake and Julie Westendorff voted to approve the letter, addressed to Tipton as well as Sens. Michael Bennet and...

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  2. Skier who died at Purgatory Resort is identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    A 34-year-old woman who struck a tree and died while skiing at Purgatory Resort on Saturday has been identified as Farmington resident Kressyda Ming, according to La Plata County coroner Jann Smith.

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  3. Arizona man bites firefighter on scene of rollover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    An Arizona man has been arrested on suspicion of hitting and biting a firefighter who tried to help the man after a rollover crash south of Hesperus.Joe Benally, 20, was released on bail Friday from La Plata County Jail.

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  4. New Mexico woman crashes into tree, dies at Colorado resortRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A 34-year-old New Mexico woman has died after crashing into a tree while skiing at Purgatory Resort near Durango in southwestern Colorado. La Plata County Coroner Jann Smith tells The Durango Herald that Kressyda Ming of Farmington died Saturday afternoon.

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  5. Cortez Colorado Rural broadbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    ... opt-outs in 24 elections, including in conservative Montezuma County. In 2015, the number was 44, including La Plata County. The total now is nearly 100, and those measures routinely receive more than 70 percent of the vote. How many municipalities ...

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  6. Sex offender faces child pornography chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Farmington Daily Times

    ... in Aztec Magistrate Court, according to court records. He also plead guilty to a class six felony charge in La Plata County, Colo., court in 2010, according to Colorado court records. A probation officer and a deputy for the San Juan County ...

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  7. Water District: 50-plus years of experience is water under the bridge with recent changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    ... Smith toward the future and Schwindt toward the strong agricultural heritage of Montezuma County. La Plata County representative Bob Wolff and Dolores County representative Doug Stowe will serve ably as president and vice president, respectively. ...

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  8. Durango man arrested on suspicion of sex assault on childRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    ... Sunday in the Hermosa area. Blevins was arrested Thursday and was being held Friday on $75,000 bail at the La Plata County Jail. According to the affidavit, Blevins was alone with the girl on a couch when he made inappropriate contact with her. The ...

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  9. La Plata County to consider changes to marijuana licensing codesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    La Plata County commissioners are expected to vote this week on proposed revisions to marijuana licensing codes that will reduce staff time and streamline the process for cultivators in the business.The county has worked for months to come up with revisions to better align local regulations with state requirements.

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  10. A judge blocked the Anthem-Cigna health insurance merger. What does that mean for Colorado?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Denver Post

    A federal judge in Washington, D.C., this week blocked the proposed mega-merger of health insurance heavyweights Anthem and Cigna. The $54 billion deal - Anthem was trying to acquire Cigna - would have created the largest health insurance company in the nation.

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  11. Snow melt prompts county road closure near DurangoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    The warm weather has prompted a massive snow melt in La Plata County, forcing the closure of County Road 250 north of Durango.

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  12. Woman with history of ID theft arrested againRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | TheDenverChannel

    ... of creating fake credit accounts to pay for minor shopping sprees, according to the Durango Herald. A La Plata County judge on Tuesday declined to reduce her $75,000 bail as she considered Sandra Morris, 31, to be a danger to the community for ...

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  13. La Plata County man dies in snowmobile accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    A 25 year old La Plata County man died Sunday in a snowmobile accident northeast of Bayfield.La Plata County Sheriffx2019s Office spokesman Dan Bender identified the man as Trenton Maddux-Garcia.According to Bender, Maddux-Garcia was on a snowmobile trip with a group near Beaver Meadows Road, north of U.S. Highway 160 near...

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  14. La Plata takes Montezumax2019s top spot on water boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    ... es County representative will serve as vice president. Bob Wolff, a Southwestern board director representing La Plata County since 2010, replaced outgoing...

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  15. Two wildfire mitigation awards given in Southwest ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    For The JournalFireWise of Southwest Colorado has announced that Rebecca Samulski, assistant director of FireWise, and Jim Tencza, Neighborhood Ambassador for Timberdale Ranch in La Plata County, are recipients of national Wildfire Mitigation...

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  16. 25-year-old man dies in southwest Colorado snowmobile crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Denver Post

    The La Plata County Sheriff's Office says Trenton Maddux-Garcia struck a metal gate while riding on Beaver Meadows Road, a few miles east of the town of Bayfield. "Passersby remained with him while a friend went to a location where he had cell phone coverage and called 911," Dan Bender, a sheriff's office spokesman, said Tuesday.

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  17. Longtime Snowdown Follies participant dies after fall from stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    ... a curtain, not realizing it wasn't solid, and fell about 4 feet off the stage and onto the floor, said La Plata County Coroner Jann Smith. Nielsen was taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center before being flown to St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, ...

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  18. New state rules raise cost of primary electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    he next primary election could cost La Plata County as much as 33 percent more than in 2016 because of two state rules approved by Colorado voters last fall. Both measures include unaffiliated voters in primary elections. Proposition 107 allows those ...

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  19. Clean energy powers jobs in La Plata CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    La Plata County has nearly 800 people working in the clean energy sector, according to a recent report based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics information.x201cThat doesnx2019t seem far reaching to me when I think about all the projects wex2019ve done over the years, and the jobs theyx2019ve brought,x201d said Laurie...

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  20. New state rules raise cost of primary electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Cortez Journal News

    The next primary election could cost La Plata County as much as 33 percent more than in 2016 because of two state rules approved by Colorado voters last fall.

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