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Colorado State Patrol

  • CDOT and Colorado State Patrol are asking drivers to follow lowered speed limits on Interstate 70 after a series of crashes caused extended closures on the highway. Paonia is losing approximately 10 gallons a water per minute due to a critical water leak under nearby railroad tracks, reports the Delta County Independent. Mesa County Valley School District may close three of its schools next year due to declining enrollment, reports the Daily Sentinel. The popular school loop of the River Park Trail near the Paonia K8 was recently closed to the public in-order to protect wildlife.
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced yesterday that the Department is investing $2.7 billion to help 64 electric cooperatives and utilities. The Colorado State Patrol held a press conference last Friday to talk about recent crashes involving vehicles in District 1 in the Denver Metro area.Proposed state legislation in our region is all over the map when it comes to transgender rights. Emma Gibson of the Mountain West News Bureau has more on what types of trans-related bills are being considered. Remote Hinsdale County is not a ski destination like Aspen or Telluride. Lake City, the county’s only incorporated town, touts its ski hill as what skiing was like before the rise of mega ski resorts.
  • Last week’s car accident on Hwy 133 between Hotchkiss and Paonia left two local high school students dead. The driver, an 18 year old male and a younger passenger were also injured. The week of October 16th thru the 22nd is National Teen Driver Safety Week. The Colorado State Patrol is alerting parents and caregivers to the seven “red flags” that could determine if their teen is being unsafe behind the wheel. KVNF recently interviewed Democrat Kevin Kuns who is challenging incumbent Republican Marc Catlin for House District 58.
  • Every two years Colorado State Patrol sends out a survey for Colorado residents. And this year they are back at it collecting information on how…
  • Mesa County, Montrose County, Delta County, Ouray County face COVID spikesGovernor Polis presented his billion dollar stimulus proposal to state budget…
  • An officer with the City of Ouray Police Department was killed in an accident on U.S. 550 on Monday. Sgt. Scott Mills, 51, was riding his motorcycle while…
  • Colorado State Patrol has a failed to report a vehicle hitting a mountain lion near Hotchkiss on Sunday to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. A mountain lion…
  • Former Ouray Mayor Pam Larson to Run AgainMontrose County Commissioners Consider Adding a Fixed-Base Operator to Montrose Regional AirportFormer State…