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Cortez Christmas Bird Count to be held Dec. 28

Learn about our local feathered friends from experienced birders at the Cortez Christmas Bird Count on Dec. 28. The all-day or half day carpool tours will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Cortez Cultural...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Birth rate falls in Durango School District 9-R

The high cost of living in Durango might be having an impact on birth rates in the area. Durango School District 9-R consultant Lyn Eller presented demographic data this week showing the number of...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 49

About 60 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about coyote hunting, with 83% of respondents correctly answering, “Competition-based coyote hunting.”...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trash transfer stations in Bayfield and Marvel to remain open

La Plata County will not close trash transfer stations in Bayfield and Marvel after all. In August, La Plata County commissioners questioned what role, if any, the county should play in funding ...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tiny-home residents zero in on thrift, simplicity

Escalante Village, a tiny-home community south of downtown Durango, is proving to be a popular option with residents of diverse ages and backgrounds who want to save on housing costs by going...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weekly planner for Dec. 16-20

Information and agendas about local meetings City of Durango: www.durangogov.org or call 375-5000. La Plata County: www.co.laplata.co.us or call 382-6210. Town of Bayfield: www.bayfieldgov.org ...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Thursday 7:30 a.m. A man was camping behind a business in the 1100 block of South Camino del Rio. Officers gave at least one person a verbal warning. 8:02 a.m. A man followed a...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Short run to open at Chapman Hill

DATE: Dec. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Students: Fort Lewis College’s dark history needs to be addressed

For Native American students at Fort Lewis College, it’s not just about the panels on the campus’s Clock Tower that have recently drawn scrutiny for glossing over the dark part of the school’s...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 16 hours 10 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Public Library system reboots

Durango Public Library is “fully functional again,” Director Sandy Irwin said Friday afternoon. The library’s digital information backbone broke overnight Wednesday, leaving staff without access to...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 16 hours 11 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Assault case against former Redwine defense lawyer dismissed

A judge has dismissed a case against a Colorado public defense lawyer formerly assigned to the murder case against Mark Redwine after prosecutors said there is not enough evidence to proceed with...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 16 hours 12 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield craft fair offers holiday shopping, chance to support nonprofits

During Frosty’s Craft Fair at Bayfield High School, community members can shop for the holidays while supporting nonprofits focused on cancer treatment, dance and food access. The craft fair, which...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 16 hours 10 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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