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Durango Police Monday 8:36 a.m. A man was sitting at a corner in the 2700 block of Main Avenue harassing customers of a business. 1:29 p.m. Mulch started on fire in the 200 block of Rockridge...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 hour 55 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County won’t pursue tax increase in 2019 election

La Plata County will not ask voters for a tax increase in the 2019 election after a recent survey found insufficient community support. Instead, county commissioners Tuesday directed staff to...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Flood advisory on Los Pinos River is lifted

IGNACIO – After a week of strong flows, the Los Pinos River near Ignacio looks like it’s slowing down. Over the last 10 days, the river has been running high and fast, according to a measuring...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Law enforcement identifies man who died south of Durango

A La Plata County man who died by suicide Sunday south of Durango was identified Tuesday as Talmage Dawson Neal, 35. Neal was found about 6 p.m. at his home on County Road 218, said Sgt. Chris...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos United Methodist Church to host verbena

The Journal Rosa Sabido, who has been living in sanctuary at Mancos United Methodist Church in Mancos since June 2, 2017, will mark her second year in sanctuary by holding a vigil and fundraiser...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hillcrest Golf Club sued over tee box placement

A La Plata County woman hit in the face with a golf ball at Hillcrest Golf Club says the corporation that operates the course acted “heedlessly and recklessly, without regard to consequences or of...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Public can view radar from station on Missionary Ridge

Information from a temporary radar system north of Durango is now available to be viewed by the public. La Plata County officials released a public link to view the imagery, which can be accessed...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

River trip on Animas looks to unite veterans

For many veterans, the camaraderie built in the military is the No. 1 thing missed after transitioning into civilian life. That’s why events like this Saturday’s second annual Veterans Float &...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

What happens to food grocery stores can’t sell?

Most of the food that ends up in Durango grocery stores is shipped from all over the world. But not all the food makes it to Southwest Colorado unscathed, and stores are often reluctant, or...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 7 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain lion strikes a pose in Hermosa resident’s backyard

A young mountain lion found itself at the center of attention earlier this month when it took a break in a Hermosa resident’s backyard. Deedee Courter said a mountain lion had been seen wandering...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school board holsters decision to arm employees with guns

The Durango School District 9-R board decided not to make a decision Monday night about whether to arm district employees with guns. The board was weighing a resolution that would have declared...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 7 hours 43 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Friday 8:55 a.m. An arrest was made after an altercation between a man and a woman in the 3200 block of East Second Avenue. 2:53 p.m. A man was reported to be yelling at people...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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