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Colorado Parks and Wildlife receives grant for teachers’ program

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has received a $6,800 grant from Great Outdoors Colorado for its Durango Outdoor Understanding for Teachers Field Trip Incentive Program. Grant funds will help support...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

LPEA to conduct aerial inspection of transmission lines

La Plata Electric Association is partnering with ESC Engineering to conduct helicopter flyover inspections of the co-op’s transmission lines in eastern La Plata County and Archuleta County on...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Health department offers pet preparedness tips

For Pet Preparedness Month, San Juan Basin Public Health is reminding residents to have an emergency kit ready for their four-legged loved ones. Emergency supplies should include: A three-day...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Reconstruction of damaged Highway 145 begins

Reconstruction of the rockslide-damaged Colorado Highway 145 between Cortez and Telluride has begun. Over the Memorial Day weekend, a section of the highway was destroyed by massive rockslide....

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

LPEA implements seasonal fire prevention measures

With safety in mind, La Plata Electric Association continues to ensure that electrical equipment damage or repair efforts don’t contribute to fire danger. At a location where line/equipment damage...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango announces 10th Annual Clean Commute Week activities

The City of Durango announced the 10th Annual Clean Commute Week will take place from June 22 to 27. Clean Commute Week is a celebration of walking, rolling, biking, riding the bus and carpooling...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango announces rescheduled weed abatement

Because of weather conditions, weed abatement that was supposed to take place in May was rescheduled. Spraying will commence Monday and continue through June 28. Areas that will be treated for...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service warns of damaged trails in San Juan National Forest

High levels of water runoff continue to impact roads and trails in the San Juan National Forest. Visitors should anticipate encountering washouts, debris piles and other conditions that make travel...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

City to offer youth recreational tennis camps

City of Durango Parks and Recreation will offer youth recreational tennis camps starting Monday with several programs, dates and ability levels. Intro to Tennis for 4- to 5-year-olds and 6- to...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT Summer Blitz DUI enforcement period to start Friday

Most fatal crashes in Colorado occur during the three-month span between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The Colorado Department of Transportation will join forces with Colorado State Patrol and local...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Car Seats Colorado offers tips for summer travelers

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that only one in four children is properly secured when riding in a vehicle, putting the majority at severe risk in the event of a crash. ...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County residents can protest tax valuations

From June 15 to June 30, owners of taxable personal property – such as business furnishings, equipment, etc. – may challenge the La Plata County assessor’s valuation of that property. The value...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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