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Progressive groups embrace activism after Trump’s election

About 30 days after the November election, about 25 La Plata County residents met for lunch and decided to get to work backing progressive policies and opposing President Donald Trump. “Everybody...

DATE: April 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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La Plata County Trump supporters would vote for him again

La Plata County Republicans give mixed reviews of President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office, ranging from tempered approval to full-throttled support. But most seem to agree on one point:...

DATE: April 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Crib-wall project set to begin on Molas Pass, last until October

Colorado Department of Transportation, with contractor Rock and Co., will begin to replace several under-highway retaining walls, known as crib walls, May 8 on Molas Pass to improve the safety and...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Driver charged in Main Avenue crash that killed two

A part-time Durango resident who veered off the road and killed two pedestrians last month on north Main Avenue has been charged with careless driving causing death. After a lengthy investigation...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Best bets for the weekend

Durango will participate in the Peoples Climate Movement and hold a march simultaneously with the march in Washington, D.C., at 10 a.m. Saturday from the railroad depot to Buckley Park. The...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Third man pleads guilty in home invasion, murder of student

A third man has struck a plea agreement for his role in a home invasion-style robbery that resulted in the shooting death of a Fort Lewis College student last year in Durango. Kuauhtleko Garcia,...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango High School’s class of 1977 to hold 40-year reunion

Durango High School’s Class of 1977 will hold its 40-year reunion July 21-22. For more information, call Mary Jo James or email maryjojames123@gmail.com.

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Veterans can apply for car giveaway

Bo Dean’s Towing and Durango Muffler and Brake recently rebuilt a 4-wheel-drive car to be given to a needy veteran. Applications for the giveaway can be picked up from: Bo Dean’s Towing, 20909...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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SCAPE to hold networking event

SCAPE, Southwest Colorado Accelerator for Entrepreneurs, will hold a networking event from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, May 1, at Carver Brewing Co., 1022 Main Ave., for anyone interested in learning...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Prostate cancer support group to hold meeting at library

The Man-to-Man Prostate Cancer Support Group will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., in the second-floor meeting room. Urologist...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Peoples Climate March and Rally to be held April 29 in Durango

A coalition of local groups will host “The Peoples Climate March and Rally” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. April 29 on Main Avenue, from the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad depot to Buckley Park....

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News