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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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Bodies Of 2 Plane Crash Victims Found In Southwest Colorado

The final two people killed in a plane crash in the southwest Colorado mountains were found Tuesday.

12/06/2011

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2 Plane Crash Victims Still Being Sought

Federal investigators arrived Tuesday at the scene of a plane crash in the southwest Colorado mountains as authorities looked for bodies and clues from an accident that killed three bank employees and a fourth person as they traveled to a Christmas party.

12/06/2011

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La Plata County Picked For Cancer Study

The American Cancer Society is planning to study the cancer rates of La Plata County residents because of the area’s uranium mining history.

11/07/2011

Colorado Doctors Prepare For Hunting Emergencies

Emergency-room doctors in La Plata County are warning hunters about altitude sickness and heart attacks in Colorado’s high mountains.

10/17/2011

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2 New Cases Of West Nile Surface In Colorado

Health officials in southwestern Colorado report two new cases of West Nile virus.

09/10/2011

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