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Crow Canyon, Hopi announce ancient maize research project

The Research Institute at the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center is teaming up with the Hopi Cultural Preservation Office on a collaborative project that will look at what can be learned from maize...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico is awarded two transportation grants

Rico was recently awarded two transportation grants. The town was awarded a $10,000 Charge Ahead Colorado grant from the state energy office for an electric vehicle station. The station will be...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will higher density help Durango’s housing future?

Jeff Dupont’s rental unit above his garage helped make it possible for him to move his family into historic Durango. Previous to that, he was living in a subdivision outside the city, where median...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R board adds member

Marianna Valdez, who works as a researcher for an educational nonprofit, has been appointed to serve on the Durango School District 9-R Board of Education until the November 2019 school board...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 11 hours 44 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

New tax question for Durango voters is unlikely in April

Durango city councilors suggested Tuesday they won’t ask voters to approve a property tax increase in April and discussed instead the possibility of reapportioning parks and recreation funding to...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 11 hours 48 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Businesses may not be able to put signs on sidewalks

Businesses may not be allowed to put out temporary signs in the public right-of-way because of safety issues, the Durango City Council and Planning Commission agreed Tuesday. Councilors and...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 11 hours 45 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio man acquitted of privacy invasion charges

Jaime Flores-Carbajal, a man accused of taking video up the skirt of a woman at Walmart, has been found not guilty by a six-person jury. Flores-Carbajal lost his job as a janitor with the Ignacio...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 11 hours 46 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Herald photos on display at library through December

The Durango Herald is holding an exhibit of news and feature photos from current Herald Photo Editor Jerry McBride and former Herald photographers Shaun Stanley and Steve Lewis. The photos are on...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 11 hours 47 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Developers of Village at Wolf Creek take another hit in attempt to reinstate land swap

An appeals court Tuesday dismissed the latest attempt from the would-be developers of the Village at Wolf Creek to throw out a federal judge’s ruling that a land exchange to give the proposed...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 11 hours 44 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school board plans midyear review of Superintendent Dan Snowberger

The Durango School District 9-R Board of Education said Tuesday it plans to examine how Superintendent Dan Snowberger handled an incident at Needham Elementary School in October in which 911 was...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 11 hours 49 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Monday 11:47 a.m. Someone said they saw children who were possibly living in a camper near the 1000 block of South Camino del Rio. 1:54 p.m. A man who was attacked by a dog was...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County adopts $91.1 million budget

La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously adopted the 2019 budget, which will have an increase in projected revenues for the first time in years as a result of higher natural gas prices...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 11 hours 47 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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