Clarence Dobbs, 75, looks over his possessions on July 23, 2018, as he contemplates his next move. The camp where he was living was closed down by the City of Durango on Aug. 25. (Scott DW Smith, Special to The Colorado Sun)

High-country Colorado towns wrangle big-city problems with homelessness

“No camping” signs have popped up in Durango's parks and greenways. Homeless residents have had to scatter and hide, the victims of a crisis of homelessness -- and some say heartlessness -- in the tourist town.

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El Paso County sheriff can’t hold people for immigration authorities, judge rules

Courts in several states have ruled that sheriffs cannot hold people on behalf of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement without violating the 4th Amendment