Tuesday Durango Dayplanner

Arts and Entertainment “Cut Loose with Pastels” art workshop, 10 a.m.-noon, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., www.durangoarts.org . Intermediate watercolor art workshop, 1 p.m., Durango...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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At Fort Lewis College, march, events mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day

A light snow began to fall as nearly 200 people took part in Fort Lewis College’s annual March of Solidarity for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the theme of which was “how do we carry on Dr. King’s...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Surveying group to discuss La Plata County process

The Southwest Chapter of the Professional Land Surveyors of Colorado will host a meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, in the Animas Room at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. David...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Girl, 16, believed to have run away, found safe in Albuquerque

A 16-year-old Durango girl who supposedly ran away with a 21-year-old heroin user has been located. Hannah Bissell was found about 11 a.m. or noon Sunday in Albuquerque, said her step-father, James...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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La Plata County may update marijuana licensing rules

La Plata County wants feedback from the public as it considers updates to county marijuana licensing regulations to create a more flexible permitting process for applicants. Proposed revisions...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ska Brewing to announce partnership with disaster-relief group Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon, a veteran-led global-disaster response organization, will partner with Ska Brewing Co. to launch Team Rubicon Durango at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19. Team Rubicon boasts a...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Family relationships are focus of 7-week course in Bayfield

“Positive Solutions for Families,” a seven-week course, will be offered from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Fridays, Jan. 27 to March 10, at the Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. The course...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Snow line remains just out of Durango’s reach this winter

A series of Pacific storms have buried much of the Rocky Mountains with above-average snowfall this winter, but warm conditions have meant mostly rain at lower elevations such as Durango. If all...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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BLM official supports development of new Mancos trails

MANCOS – Recreation groups met with federal and local officials last week to push for biking, hiking and horseback trails on three Bureau of Land Management parcels along U.S. Highway 160 north of...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Chief District Court judge skates to the finish line in Durango

Speed skaters need supreme balance, principled discipline and a precise application of power to glide across the ice in record time. The same can be said of district court judges who oversee civil...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Renovations will displace Fort Lewis College softball team

Work on a $3 million renovation project on the city-owned softball complex at Fort Lewis College is to begin in March, displacing the Fort Lewis College team for the entire 2017 season. On Friday,...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News