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Remembering the fallen

Memorial Day services: 10 a.m., Vietnam War service, Iris Park, 1234 Camino del Rio. 11 a.m., memorial service for all wars, Greenmount Cemetery, 900 Cemetery Road. 11:45 p.m., wreath ceremony on...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Proposal to change precinct boundaries unveiled

La Plata County will redistrict its county commissioner and precinct boundaries after two precincts had too many voters. Precinct 26, north of Bayfield, and precinct 30, which surrounds the Fort...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Sheriff’s Office warns of callers who threaten arrest

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office recently issued a warning to residents of continued phone scams that involve a caller who threatens people with arrest unless they send money. “Scams come disguised...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Iron Horse Kids Race participation ‘sky-rocketing’

Though there were no winners and losers in the Iron Horse Classic’s “Sprite Kids Race,” the true victory for event organizers is the continued rise in participation in the next generation of...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Multi-Event Center meeting to be held

The second La Plata County Multi-Event Center public meeting will be held 4:30 to 7 p.m. May 30 at Escalante Middle School, 141 Baker Lane. A presentation will be given to review master-plan...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Water protection bill aims to put court ruling into law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, is pushing for a bill that would prevent federal agencies from taking ski resorts’ water rights. The Colorado representative and Sen. John...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Calendar for May 22 - May 26

Monday Memorial Day ceremony, 10 a.m., Iris Park, 1234 Camino del Rio, 247-0384. Memorial Day ceremony, 11 a.m., Greenmount Cemetery, 900 Cemetery Road, 247-0384. Memorial Day wreath ceremony...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Caption This!: ‘Don’t tell anyone’

The Durango Herald Facebook reader Benjamin Jeffrey sent in this week’s Caption This! winning headline “Don’t tell anyone I peed in the corner.” Coming in a close second was “This little piggie is...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Animas Museum to open WWI exhibit

A World War I exhibit will open at 4 p.m. on Flag Day, June 14, at the Animas Museum, 3065 West Second Ave. The exhibit will provide insight into what life was like in Durango during the war. The...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Men Who Grill to return to Buckley Park

Men Who Grill, a fundraiser for the Women’s Resource Center, will be held from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 10 in Buckley Park. Registration for sponsors and amateur grilling teams is now open. There...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Citizens Tour draws a diverse mix of cyclists

Adam Rothermich traveled from Kansas City, Kansas, with his wife to participate in the McDonald’s Citizens Tour to Silverton with more than a thousand others at the 46th annual Iron Horse Bicycle...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mindy Caruso, Sepp Kuss win Iron Horse

Durango’s own Sepp Kuss won the men’s division and Mindy Caruso of Alburquerque took the women’s division in the 46th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. Their times were about 15 minutes apart,...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News