La Plata County

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Several Wildfires Burn In Colorado

A wildfire west of the Vallecito Reservoir in southwest Colorado has grown to about 1,000 acres.

11/06/2012

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Several Wildfires Burn In Colorado

A wildfire west of the Vallecito Reservoir has grown to about 1,000 acres.

11/05/2012

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Smoke Advisory Issued For Parts Of La Plata County

State officials have issued a health advisory for portions of eastern La Plata County because of smoke being generated by the Vallecito Fire burning in the San Juan National Forest.

11/03/2012

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Utah Man Shot To Death In Southwest Colorado, Suspect Arrested

Authorities say a college student from Utah has been shot to death in the San Juan National Forest in southwest Colorado and a suspect has been arrested.

08/19/2012

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LPEA Board Member Patton Named To Colorado PUC

Gov. John Hickenlooper has appointed a board member of the La Plata Electric Association to the Colorado Public Utilities Commission.

06/13/2012

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Ranch Inheritance Dispute Blamed For 3 Deaths In La Plata County

A Colorado man unhappy that he was being evicted after his mother died and left her ranch to her 40-year-old grandson apparently killed the grandson and the grandson’s mother before killing himself, Durango police said.

06/11/2012

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Authorities ID 3 Relatives Found Dead On Same Day

Authorities have released the names of three relatives whose bodies were found on the same day in southwestern Colorado.

06/10/2012

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3 Bodies Found In Single Day In La Plata County

La Plata County sheriff’s officials are investigating the deaths of three people whose bodies were found on the same day.

06/09/2012

3rd Suspect Held In Four Corners Shooting Death

A third person has been arrested in connection with the slaying of a man in southwest Colorado.

04/20/2012

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La Plata County Deputy Dies While Snowboarding

La Plata County sheriff’s deputies are mourning the death of a colleague who perished while snowmobiling on his day off.

02/02/2012

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