La Plata County

Location of wildlife underpass on U.S. 160 (credit: CDOT)

Wildlife Underpass Work Begins For U.S. 160 At Dry Creek

The Colorado Department of Transportation has begun a project to help wildlife safely cross a highway in the southern part of the state.

06/24/2015

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La Plata County Joins Others Requiring Radon Detectors In New Homes

There’s a move to improve the safety of homes in La Plata County.

06/21/2015

A transient camp found near Telluride (credit: San Miguel County Sheriff)

Authorities Cracking Down On Illegal Camping In Durango Area

Local and federal authorities are joining forces to crack down on illegal camping in southwestern Colorado, a growing problem highlighted by a series of bear attacks on people camping in Durango.

06/10/2015

Elaine Redwine on Dr. Phil Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Dylan Redwine’s Mom: ‘He Murdered His Son’ About Ex

What happened to Dylan Redwine? That question was the focus of the Dr. Phil Show Wednesday as he interviewed the deceased teen’s parents, Elaine and Mark Redwine, and Dylan’s brother Cory. Neither Elaine nor Cory have talked to Mark since they received the devastating news about Dylan.

05/20/2015

Edward Venteroso (credit: La Plata County Sheriff)

Man Allegedly Beat Woman With Frying Pan, Held Her In Home

A 46-year-old La Plata County man is facing felony assault and false imprisonment charges after police say he beat a 55-year-old woman and held her in her home against her will.

12/26/2014

Kallisha Hughes (credit: La Plata County Sheriff’s Department)

Missing Colorado Sisters Found In New Mexico

A Colorado woman accused of unlawfully taking her two daughters and triggering an Amber Alert has been apprehended in New Mexico.

10/12/2014

Kallisha Hughes (credit: La Plata County Sheriff’s Department)

Amber Alert Issued After Mother Allegedly Abducts Daughters

Authorities in La Plata County issued an Amber Alert Saturday afternoon after they believe a woman who lost her parental rights abducted her two children.

10/11/2014

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La Plata County Woman Treated For Bubonic Plague

Health officials are investigating how a La Plata County woman got bubonic plague.

08/11/2014

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Monsoon Brings More Relief To Drought-Stricken SE Colorado

It’s inch by inch! Or maybe acre by acre. But either way, we’ll take every bit of improvement we can get in this part of the state.

07/24/2014

John Earley and the plane that crashed (credit; CBS)

2 Dead In Plane Crash In Durango

Two people were killed when their plane crashed near the Durango-La Plata County Airport this morning.

07/04/2014

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