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U.S. gets surprise extension for 2020 census

The 2020 census effort is in its last days, albeit with an unpredictable end date, which means Southwest Coloradans have limited time to complete their census forms. The census, a constitutionally...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County hopes to boost local economy with 2021 budget

La Plata County plans to carry out a number of construction and development projects totaling millions of dollars next year, in part to help send an economic jolt through the county and counter the...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Prosecutor says Durango police officer ‘legally justified’ in shooting death

Prosecutors on Tuesday said a Durango Police Department officer who shot and killed a man suspected of burglarizing an auto parts store three months ago in Durango “was legally justified in using...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Tuesday 2:09 a.m. A 54-year-old man reported he was hit by a truck and injured his hip in Bayfield. He was calling from the outside the grocery area at Walmart in Durango. Monday...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 hours 26 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge rejects plea agreement for man suspected of flashing Durango gas station attendant

A plea agreement that required no jail time for a man who exposed his genitals to a female gas station attendant for several minutes was rejected Tuesday by La Plata County Court Judge Dondi...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Purple Cliffs homeless camp to remain open, for now

The Purple Cliffs homeless camp will remain open, for now, but La Plata County commissioners Tuesday continued to rail against Durango city councilors for not securing a permanent location for...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Cory Gardner says he plans to confirm Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner said Tuesday morning he plans to vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court. In an interview with The Durango Herald ,...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Public Library, which remains closed to in-person use, releases smartphone app

As a part of Durango Public Library’s transition to a new server system, the library has released a mobile app. The server the library had been using was outdated, and Durango City Council approved...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 hours 15 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County sees spike in COVID-19 cases since Labor Day

La Plata County has recorded nearly 20 new COVID-19 cases in the last week and a half, a mini surge that San Juan Basin Public Health attributes to the Labor Day holiday. Labor Day, which occurred...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 minute ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police warn of scammers pretending to be law enforcement

Police are warning residents of a phone scam in which scammers identify themselves as law enforcement from either the Durango Police Department or the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office in an attempt...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Location for new radar system in Four Corners is finalized

A location has been finalized for a new permanent weather station for the Four Corners, which is expected to fill in what’s known as a blind spot when it comes to weather and radar modeling in the...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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