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Colorado towns take action to preserve remaining mobile home parks

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – Jeff Morehead’s cat slips through the small, square door carved into his wooden fence, a gateway from Morehead’s mobile home lot to a serene landscape of blooming flowers and...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 minute ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield subdivision gets a new place for play

A new playground is coming to the Fox Farm Village subdivision in Bayfield, and after two months of planning, residents’ main task is to gather enough volunteers for the community-build project...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Wednesday 11:08 a.m. A man believed to be intoxicated came back to a liquor store after being told he’s not allowed in Town Plaza. At least one person was arrested. 1:58 p.m. ...

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

Durango to revisit rate structure for water, sewer fees

Durango city councilors want more information from city staff about how utility funds are spent before committing to changing water and sewer rates. The city is exploring ways to raise money to...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2019 | UPDATED: Less than 1 minute ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango library gets money for new ‘digital backbone’

The Durango Public Library’s digital-information backbone is weak, almost to the point of breaking, but city staff said it didn’t have money to replace it, until now. City staff said this week it...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

State law aims to increase accountability in effort to boost literacy

The state of Colorado spent $230 million between 2012 and 2018 to increase literacy among young students, and yet test scores among third graders statewide remained almost unchanged in recent...

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

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 37

About 80 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about the Potawatomi Leadership Program, with 66% of respondents correctly answering, “Eagle feathers.”...

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

The Blotter

Durango Police Tuesday 8:07 a.m. A driver rear-ended another vehicle in the 1300 block of South Camino del Rio. At least one person was injured; at least one person was arrested. 8:59 a.m. A...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Los Pinos hires former Durango captain to start volunteer program

IGNACIO – When Greg Childress stopped by a fire academy in Florida to pick up an application, he didn’t know what an “EMT” was, but he thought he might find an interesting job. The decision...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 hours 20 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College awarded $2 million in free consulting services

Fort Lewis College will receive $2 million in free consulting services over the next two years to help the school boost its enrollment, increase revenue and build business partnerships. Entangled...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 36 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Charly Minkler announces candidacy for La Plata County commissioner

La Plata County has its first contested race for the Board of County Commissioners. Charly Minkler, a longtime La Plata County resident who has also served on the county’s Planning Commission the...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 36 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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