La Plata County

Drugs With Street Value Of $1,288,000 Seized, 3 Arrested In DurangoThree people have been arrested after a long-term narcotics investigation in southwestern Colorado.
Colorado County Asks EPA For $2.4 Million In Mine Spill CleanupLa Plata County asks EPA for up to $2.4 million to cover cleanup costs from Gold King Mine spill.
Now Is 'One Of The Worst Times Of The Year' For Wildlife-Vehicle CollisionsThe fall season generates increases in collisions as wildlife move down from the high country and head to food and water sources.
EPA Grants More Time For Mine Spill Repayment PactThe Environmental Protection Agency has given La Plata County and the Southern Ute tribe more time to work out an agreement with the agency for compensation for their costs from the Gold King Mine spill.
Public Meeting Planned About Animas River After Mine SpillThe San Juan Basin Health Department is holding a meeting in Durango to answer questions about the Animas River after 3 million gallons wastewater spilled from the Gold King Mine.
Colorado County, Tribe Want More Time For Mine CompensationA Colorado county and Indian tribe are asking the Environmental Protection Agency for more time to reach an agreement with the EPA to get compensation for their costs from the Gold King Mine spill.
On Colorado Mine Cleanup, Superfund Idea Divides ResidentsSouthwestern Colorado residents told Congress on Thursday that the Gold King Mine blowout and other mines spilling acid waste into waterways could cause serious long-term damage to their tourism economy, but they disagreed on whether a federal Superfund designation would help or hurt.
On Gold King Mine Cleanup, Superfund Idea Divides ResidentsSouthwestern Colorado residents are telling Congress the Gold King Mine blowout could cause long-term damage to their tourism-based economy, but they disagree on whether Superfund designation is the solution.
Deputy Doesn't Hang Up Phone, Caught Talking About Reporter's BreastsThere's been strong reaction after a sheriff's deputy's sexual comments about a newspaper reporter were caught on her voicemail.
Mark Redwine Files Counter Lawsuit Against Ex-Wife Amid Son's Death InvestigationMark Redwine is filing a lawsuit against his son's mother after being named the only person of interest in his death.
3 Million Gallons Of Metal-Laden Water Reaches Animas River, Worried Residents Await InformationGov. John Hickenlooper is preparing a State of Emergency for the areas in southwest Colorado along the Animas River. Both the town of Durango and La Plata County have already issued their own emergency orders.
EPA On Wastewater Into Animas: 'Long-Term Impact'Toxic wastewater from a mine continues to spill into the Animas River in La Plata County and has reached the confluence with the San Juan River in New Mexico.

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