La Plata County
A wildfire west of the Vallecito Reservoir in southwest Colorado has grown to about 1,000 acres.
A wildfire west of the Vallecito Reservoir has grown to about 1,000 acres.
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.
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.
Gov. John Hickenlooper has appointed a board member of the La Plata Electric Association to the Colorado Public Utilities Commission.
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.
Authorities have released the names of three relatives whose bodies were found on the same day in southwestern Colorado.
La Plata County sheriff’s officials are investigating the deaths of three people whose bodies were found on the same day.
A third person has been arrested in connection with the slaying of a man in southwest Colorado.
La Plata County sheriff’s deputies are mourning the death of a colleague who perished while snowmobiling on his day off.