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2 years 3 months ago

Family prays for Dylan Redwine's safe return

Nearly two weeks after his disappearance, the search continues for Dylan Redwine, the 13-year-old boy who vanished from his father's home in La Plata county in southwestern Colorado. Redwine was visiting for Thanksgiving when he vanished. Now as Christmas approaches and time slips away without any progress in his...

3 years 11 months ago

Man arrested for murder near Durango

Investigators with the La Plata County Sheriff's Office have arrested a man they believe is connected to a shooting death from earlier this week. A sheriff's office spokesman says Justin Wiese, 35, was taken into custody Friday at the sheriff's office, where he turned himself in after a judge...

5 years 1 month ago

Avalanche slams Durango home

Heavy snow in southwest Colorado is causing avalanches, including one that slammed into a Durango home. That avalanche below Animas Mountain crashed into a three-level house, blasting loose drywall and filling a bedroom with snow. But no one was hurt because the residents hadn't moved in yet. Two...

5 years 2 months ago

Stricter smog caps could snare Colorado counties

Two southwestern Colorado counties will violate federal air pollution standards if proposed stricter regulations are approved. La Plata and Montezuma counties could join nine along Colorado's more populous Front Range as being in violation of ozone levels. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed a maximum ozone level ranging...

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