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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: Feb. 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Does the upcoming week’s warming trend spell the end of winter?

The National Weather Service’s extended forecast for Durango has temperatures potentially reaching highs in the mid-50s by Friday, but fans of snow shouldn’t worry – the warming trend may only be...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango library to reopen after nearly yearlong closure

It has been almost a year since the Durango Public Library could offer its regular services and hours, but patrons will once again be able to browse the book aisles when it reopens Tuesday. The...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango scouts collect food, money for food bank

On Feb. 20, a collection of Durango-based scouting troops completed their Scouting for Food campaign and delivered 5,231 pounds of food and $3,642 to the Durango Food Bank. Scouting for Food is a...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2021 | UPDATED: 1 day 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Indian Tribe confirms discovery of COVID-19 variant

A variant of COVID-19 has been found on tribal lands within the Southern Ute Indian Reservation boundaries, the Southern Ute Indian Tribe said Saturday in a news release. The Colorado Department of...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2021 | UPDATED: 1 day 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield library brings latest tech, including Zoom, to seniors

La Plata County residents age 60 and older are taking a deep dive into technology through a nationwide program hosted by Pine River Library in Bayfield. The Senior Planet program, created by the...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 110

About 110 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about the community helping a local resident, with 97% of respondents correctly answering “His...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2021 | UPDATED: 3 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Is remote work the way of the future?

Four Durango-based employees and business owners who have spent nearly a year working remotely say the option will fundamentally change the way we do business. When the United States began to...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photos: A tow to the top of Chapman Hill

DATE: Feb. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two Colorado public lands bills pass in U.S. House

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act and the Colorado Wilderness Act on Friday as part of the Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2021 | UPDATED: 4 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Thursday 9:21 a.m. A cold burglary was reported in the east 500 block of 10th Street. 1:12 p.m. A man was shooting a gun out a vehicle window in the 3700 block of West Second...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cries for help led to driver’s rescue on Red Mountain

A 30-year-old man from Grand Junction has been identified as the driver who went an estimated 750 feet off Red Mountain Pass on Thursday, requiring an extensive rescue effort and transport to a...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2021 | UPDATED: 4 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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