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Gov. Jared Polis has issued a statewide stay-at-home order for non-essential workers and activities.

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Farmington man gets 7 years in prison for crash that injured Cortez man

A Farmington man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 160/491 that seriously injured a Cortez man. Thaddeus M. Ponder pleaded guilty to felony...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Is take-out food safe? Who does stay-at-home apply to? Your COVID-19 questions answered

We know you have a lot of questions about the novel coronavirus, so here’s another round of Q&A. This week, readers asked about the statewide stay-at-home order that took effect at 6 a.m. Thursday...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Southeast Utah reports first case of coronavirus, restricts nonresidents

San Juan County, Utah, on Friday implemented restrictions on all nonresident camping and nonessential leisurely travel to limit the spread of the coronavirus. The order came after the Utah county...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Transit won’t stop rolling, and sanitizing, during COVID-19 outbreak

The statewide stay-at-home order that took effect Thursday in Colorado says people can use public transit to travel to necessary activities. As of Friday, Durango Transit continued to operate,...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office Friday 12:04 a.m. A car was reported stolen in the 1700 block of West Second Avenue. 12:20 a.m. A canine search was conducted in the area of east 32nd Street and...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Celebrating virtual happy hour

DATE: March 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two deaths involving illness are not coronavirus-related, La Plata County coroner rules

Two La Plata County residents who died earlier this month and were tested for the coronavirus did not have the disease, Coroner Jann Smith said. A man in his mid-40s and a woman in her late 30s,...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Southwest Colorado, with 13 in La Plata County

La Plata County’s number of positive coronavirus cases continues to rise. On Friday, San Juan Basin Public Health reported La Plata County’s confirmed cases jumped from four to 13. In Archuleta...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango completes work above Whitewater Park

The city of Durango has completed work on the Whitewater Park intended to fix dangerous human-made rapids, and now it’s time to see what high water brings during spring runoff. “That’s kind of the...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Basin Printing helping businesses with free signs

Business is slow just about everywhere in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, but at Basin Printing, things are pretty busy. Basin is offering a free 2-foot-tall by 5-foot-wide banner to businesses...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Verdict on Durango school-delivered lunches: ‘I’d have eaten it’

Robert Frank said every little bit helps as he cuts expenses after being furloughed from his job at a Durango salon. He cycled to Needham Elementary with his daughter, Indie Snead, 8, on Thursday...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County grinds to a halt after stay-at-home order

On Day 1 of a statewide stay-at-home order, Durango and La Plata County roads appeared congestion-free, parking lots were all but empty and residents seemed to have heeded Gov. Jared Polis’ mandate...

DATE: March 26, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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