San Luis Valley

Joseph Michael Gutierrez (credit: Rio Grande County Sheriff's Office)

Bank Robbery Suspect Steals Police Car Before Being Apprehended

A daring bank robbery suspect was arrested after a wild pursuit in the San Luis Valley early Wednesday morning.

06/18/2015

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La Jara Mayor Makes Plea After 9 Families Displaced By Apartment Fire

A massive fire in the southern Colorado town of La Jara destroyed an apartment building Wednesday morning.

04/15/2015

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Wildfire Danger High For 3rd Straight Day In Colorado

The wildfire danger is high for the third straight day in much of eastern Colorado on Wednesday because of strong winds and low humidity.

04/08/2015

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Prescribed Burns Planned On Federal Land In San Luis Valley

Prescribed burns are planned on federal land at five locations in the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado this spring, but the dates haven’t been set.

03/25/2015

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Man Killed While Trying To Stop Woman From Driving Drunk

A southern Colorado woman is accused of killing the man who tried to stop her from driving drunk Sunday night.

02/17/2015

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Officials: Dog Owners Face Fines Over Wildlife Harassment

State wildlife officials are cautioning dog owners not to let their pets chase vulnerable wildlife during the winter, saying some people have been fined because of their animals’ actions.

01/22/2015

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Oh, Baby! 13-Pound Girl Born In Southern Colorado

Mia Yasmin Hernandez greeted the world in a big way Monday. Big, as in 13 pounds, to be specific.

12/04/2014

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Superintendent To Continue Isolating Students As Expulsion Alternative

A Colorado school superintendent said Friday he will keep disciplining students by placing them in isolated, 4-by-6-foot rooms to study during school hours as an alternative to expulsion and as a way to reduce a high dropout rate.

10/31/2014

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SunPower Announces New Solar Plant In Southern Colorado

SunPower Corp. plans to double its solar power generating capacity in the San Luis Valley with a new 50-megawatt solar power plant.

05/28/2014

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Authorities Baffled In Mystery Of Missing Man 5 Years Later

Investigators believe there was foul play in the disappearance of Mike Rust. But five years after he was last seen, there are still few leads as to what happened to him.

04/02/2014

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