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‘Take a Boater Farming’ brings Dolores River stakeholders together

The Dolores River is the lifeblood of Montezuma County – and has a whole host of stakeholders, including boaters, farmers and recreationists. In recognition of this, the Dolores River Boating...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College visionary dies at 84

Bob Dolphin, the longtime Fort Lewis College administrator who led buildout of the campus in the 1990s, died Saturday in Phoenix at the age of 84. Dolphin first came to FLC in 1984 to serve as...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Kokanee spawn less than expected on Dolores River

Few kokanee salmon will be available for the public fish giveaway in Dolores Oct. 24 at 3 p.m. because of a weak spawn up the Dolores River, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. However, there...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 hours 6 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Maintenance to begin on two Hwy. 550 bridges near the New Mexico state line

Drivers using U.S. Highway 550 near the Colorado/New Mexico line will encounter travel impacts starting Monday. The Colorado Department of Transportation will be upgrading two bridges between...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Coal seam fire burns north of Dolores

A coal seam fire has been discovered burning underground 15 miles northeast of Dolores in the San Juan National Forest. Forest Service personnel discovered the fire Oct. 9. It is burning along a...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Body found northwest of Durango

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information related to a homicide investigation from residents living on or near County Road 204 and County Road 205 northwest of Durango. Law...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Art for all

DATE: Oct. 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Firefighters contain blaze near Greenmount Cemetery

A brush fire Saturday in Greenmount Cemetery burned southwest of downtown Durango, producing a plume of gray smoke and flames visible from city streets. Durango Fire Protection District arrived at...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield Town Board throws support behind library mill levy increase

BAYFIELD – The Bayfield Town Board voted unanimously Tuesday to support the Pine River Library’s mill levy increase on the November ballot. Declining oil and gas property tax revenues have taken a...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Finance director for city of Durango resigns amid investigation

The finance director for the city of Durango resigned this week amid an investigation into an alleged misappropriation of public funds. The city said it is working with the Colorado Bureau of...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Clearing the Four Corners methane cloud

Over the decades, the oil and gas industry has become close neighbors with residents of Southwest Colorado and northwest New Mexico. The energy industry has provided thousands of jobs and infused...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weekly planner for Oct. 21-25

Information and agendas about local meetings City of Durango: www.durangogov.org or call 375-5000. La Plata County: www.co.laplata.co.us or call 382-6210. Town of Bayfield: www.bayfieldgov.org ...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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