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Local group buys Silverton Standard & the Miner newspaper

A group of locals, led by Aaron Brill, co-owner of Silverton Mountain ski area, has purchased the Silverton Standard & the Miner from the San Juan County Historical Society in an effort to keep...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango parking meters set to be replaced by end of 2020

By the end of 2020, all of the parking meters in the city of Durango will accept credit cards. Last week, city councilors unanimously approved spending almost $240,000 from the Transportation...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Campground’s prize Airstream recovered after theft

A beloved Airstream camper stolen from the Dolores River Campground has been recovered and is back home. The restored 1953 Airstream Flying Cloud decked out in 1950s décor is a popular rental at...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain bike park, controversial dirt bike route approved in Silverton

About 30 miles of new trails in Silverton geared at mountain biking were approved Monday, along with a controversial route for dirt bikes through the San Juan Mountains. Since June 2019, the Bureau...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Cory Gardner says he’s willing to vote on Supreme Court nominee

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner announced Monday he “will vote to confirm” a qualified nominee put forward by President Donald Trump to fill a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court vacated by the death of Justice...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fall colors expected to peak during next 2 weeks in Southwest Colorado

Fall colors should peak during the next two weeks, making weekend drives prime times to catch autumn’s show. Esther Godson, spokeswoman for the San Juan National Forest, said, “From our employees...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Denver firm buys Three Springs apartments for $35.25 million

A Denver real estate firm purchased The Confluence at Three Springs for $35.25 million and sees Durango as a potential market to expand its holdings and possibly to initiate new construction and...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Monday 3:44 a.m. A man broke into a shed behind a store and ran away in the 300 block of South Camino del Rio. Sunday 11:03 a.m. A stolen vehicle was located in the 700 block of...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango tenant stabs landlord over broken toilet, police say

A 41-year-old Durango man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted second-degree murder for the alleged stabbing of his landlord. Durango Police Department Cmdr. Ray Shupe said officers were...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Downtown raptor center may relocate to D&SNG Museum

A small education center about birds of prey opened downtown this summer by Raptors Wild will close at the end of September, but the nonprofit is looking to reopen next year perhaps at the Durango...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mystery of buried vehicle, missing driver intensifies north of Pagosa Springs

Authorities have seemingly reached a dead end into an investigation of an abandoned car that was found buried under a massive pile of debris in a remote, mountainous area outside Pagosa Springs,...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

For 25 years, Carol Little has helped victims of crime

Victims of crime not only have to suffer the trauma of the offense itself, but often are required to take part in the ensuing court process, which holds its own confusion, stress and sometimes...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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