The Blotter

Durango Police Tuesday 7:48 a.m. A child wearing only a pair of shorts was locked out of a room and crying to get back inside at the Spanish Trails Inn & Suites, 3141 Main Ave. 8:08 a.m. Police...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango protesters unite against Dakota Access Pipeline

As some Dakota Access Pipeline protesters at Standing Rock prepared for a standoff with law enforcement, demonstrators in Durango marched on Wednesday to reiterate their opposition to the...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bill to speed rural broadband deployment dies in Colorado Senate committee

DENVER – The second attempt to remedy the issue of broadband access in rural Colorado died Wednesday in a Senate committee. Senate Bill 81, which would have changed definitions in previous...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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East Animas Road remains closed indefinitely

East Animas Road (County Road 250) remains closed indefinitely after warm winter weather caused mud and debris to slide onto the road beginning nearly two weeks ago. La Plata County road and...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thursday Durango Dayplanner

Arts and Entertainment Whiskey Autumn, 5-7 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., www.skabrewing.com . Tim Sullivan, 5:30-10 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 247-4431. Dave Mensch, ...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Artisans invited to June 24-25 quilt show at Fairgrounds

La Plata Quilters Guild will hold “A Celebration of Quilts” quilt show and sale 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 24 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 25 in Exhibit Hall at La Plata County...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Pine River Library to hold free film screening of ‘Arrival’

There will be a film screening of “Arrival” at 7 p.m. Friday at Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, as part of their “fresh from the theaters” program. The film, boasting eight Oscar...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Fort Lewis College to hold youth spirit day

The Fort Lewis College sociology department will hold “Lil’ Skyhawk Spirit Day” 3:30 to 4:40 p.m. Friday at the FLC clock tower, 1000 Rim Drive. “Lil’ Skyhawk Spirit Day” aims to promote FLC school...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Inverness Chamber Trio to perform at St. Mark’s Friday

3rd Ave. Arts will present a music performance by Inverness Chamber Trio at 7 p.m. Friday at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 910 East Third Ave. Inverness Chamber Trio features Steven Cohen on horn,...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ignacio man suspected of running over girlfriend goes missing

Police are searching for an Ignacio man suspected of skipping town on $6,000 bail after allegedly running over his girlfriend with a car. Case Fields, 31, has been missing for nearly three months...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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‘Western Horseman’ features a La Plata County family

Nothing can beat the sweeping rugged scenery in the Weminuche Wilderness, and seeing it from horseback is a memorable experience. That experience is featured in the February issue of Western...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango council approves buffer for marijuana shops

The Durango City Council approved a 250-foot buffer between marijuana shops Tuesday night. In the Central Business District, council approved an additional regulation that would prevent marijuana...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News