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Broadband survey results give Bayfield new direction

BAYFIELD – The results are in: Bayfield residents see broadband as a necessary utility, and they want the town involved. For the town board, the question remains: in what way? The Bayfield town...

DATE: July 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fourth of July in Rotary Park

DATE: July 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forecasters call for drier-than-average monsoon

Southwest Colorado appears to be headed into a dry spell, and even the monsoon may be drier than average, according to the National Weather Service. There is a slight chance of thunderstorms with...

DATE: July 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 26

About 60 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about how a person was injured in north Durango, with 94% of respondents correctly answering “hit by a...

DATE: July 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pine River tests banks, floods pond and stresses dike

Community teamwork helped minimize damage when the Pine River broke its banks Monday and sent water toward LePlatt’s Pond. The river changed course when its bank was damaged by a tree that fell...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Wednesday 5:21 a.m. A patient at Four Corner Health Care was hitting staff with a cane. Tuesday 12:28 p.m. A woman was yelling and throwing things at children in the 300 block of...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Authorities identify victims of fatal crash east of Bayfield

Law enforcement has identified two people killed in a head-on crash Tuesday night on U.S. Highway 160, east of Bayfield. The crash involved three vehicles shortly before 7 p.m. near mile marker...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fireworks, parties, parades: The many ways to celebrate July Fourth

Residents and visitors will have multiple firework shows and Fourth of July activities to choose from this week, a welcome change from last year, when most shows were canceled as a result of...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gas station employees in Durango stop robbery suspect

Police credit four people with stopping a man and a woman from stealing a money bag worth $1,750 from a Durango gas station Wednesday. The robbery was reported about 11 a.m. at the Exxon Mobile...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango homeless man faces life in prison for sexually assaulting child

A 31-year-old man who was living homeless in Durango may spend the rest of his life in prison after being sentenced Wednesday for sexually assaulting a child. Johnathan Michael Wright was found...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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