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Who oversees Durango’s ever-expanding public art collection?

Some Durangoans embrace public art with a simple smile, a quick selfie or by adorning it with artistic variations of their own, such as placing flags on sculptures for the Fourth of July. Others...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Internet options likely to improve in Bayfield

Internet service in Bayfield is likely to improve in the coming year as companies plan expansions in the area. Brainstorm Internet, a wireless internet provider, and FastTrack Communications, an...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM proposes 30 miles of new mountain bike trails in Silverton

Efforts to put Silverton on the map as a mountain biking destination got one step closer Wednesday: The Bureau of Land Management has proposed creating 30 miles of new singletrack trails just...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Warrant issued for Three Springs swastika vandal

The Durango Police Department identified an 18-year-old man who they suspect drew a swastika on a window with a permanent marker last week on a construction site in Three Springs subdivision. Law...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-La Plata County Airport lands $6.8 million in federal funding

The Durango-La Plata Airport has been awarded $6.8 million to help pay for a complete reconstruction of its 9,200-foot taxiway. Director of Aviation Tony Vicari said the total cost of the project...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Tuesday 10:52 a.m. A man was asleep on the sidewalk in the east 100 block of Ninth Street. 1:13 p.m. A man stole a soda from Albertsons. 1:44 p.m. An aspen tree fell into a...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animal experts have tips for keeping pets safe this summer

Temperatures are rising in Southwest Colorado, which means it is time for pet owners to consider the safety and comfort of their furry companions as more people venture outdoors. With temperatures...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

CBD oil promises pain, anxiety relief to Durango dogs

When Stretch, a 12-year-old pit bull mix, developed a cancerous tumor in his hip, his owner searched for anything that might help relieve the dog’s pain. “It was quite painful, and conventional...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trashed open space straining city resources

The city of Durango is expending “significant resources” to clean up trash from open spaces around Durango, according to city officials. Park Ranger Richard Guggenheim, who said he was speaking on...

DATE: June 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Preliminary injunction seeks to halt chain saws in wilderness

A coalition of conservation groups Tuesday filed a motion to stop the U.S. Forest Service from using chain saws in two Southwest Colorado wilderness areas this summer while a lawsuit accusing the...

DATE: June 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Natural disaster aid bill to help Forest Service recoup funds

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House passed a comprehensive natural disaster aid package Monday evening that provides $19.1 billion for wildfire, hurricane, tornado, earthquake and flood relief. Among the...

DATE: June 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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