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Yoga classes offered to community

Certified yoga instructor Jennifer Kiel will offer gentle-yoga classes from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Thursdays, and the second and fourth Saturday of the month, at St. Marks Episcopal Church,...

DATE: April 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Fort Lewis College holds spring commencement

Evan Duke, right, hugs Fort Lewis College President Dene Thomas as he accepts his brother Allen Duke’s posthumous degree Saturday during the college’s spring commencement. Allen Duke, 23, was...

DATE: April 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Humane Society to offer ‘Doggie Social Hour’ May-October

Looking for something fun to do with your dog? “Doggie Social Hour” will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, May through October, in the outside play yard at La Plata County Humane...

DATE: April 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Scam threatens victims with arrest

A phone scam is targeting people in La Plata County and threatening them with arrest if they do not immediately pay a fine. A caller claims to be with the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office and tells...

DATE: April 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Hundreds march to address climate change

Hundreds of marchers crowded Main Avenue on Saturday morning calling on politicians to value the Earth and address climate change. The enthusiastic crowd carried signs reading “respect existence...

DATE: April 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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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