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Where sharing the road is most stressful, for cars and cyclists

Cycling can help cut carbon emissions and reduce traffic congestion, but when narrow roads force cyclists and cars to pass within inches of each other, it can cause tensions to run high and keep...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Best bets this weekend in and around Durango

Best bets this weekend include Meltdown on the Mesa and the 5K Splash and Dash. Durango Mesa Park will host the fifth annual Meltdown on the Mesa from 1 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the park, 1661 Ewing...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Thursday 12:05 a.m. Two men who may have been intoxicated were fighting at a bar in the 900 block of Main Avenue. 6:38 a.m. Five men were urinating in the parking lot of a church...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield man pleads guilty to shooting, killing neighbor’s dog

A Bayfield man pleaded guilty this week to shooting a Great Dane with an air-powered pellet gun, inflicting a wound that killed the animal earlier this year, court documents show. Wesley Zufelt,...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Where to store sludge? Sunnyside Gold offers site to the EPA

Sunnyside Gold Corp. has offered one of its waste storage sites north of Silverton as a permanent solution for a place to put the sludge generated from the water-treatment plant that was built...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

CBI probes embezzlement at city of Cortez

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is looking into a city of Cortez embezzlement case, and the probe might further hold up three years of delayed financial audits. About three weeks ago, City...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Homeless man found dead in downtown Durango

The Durango Police Department responded to a report of a homeless man found dead Thursday morning behind a building adjacent to The Durango Herald offices in the 1200 block of Main Avenue. Cmdr....

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Utes approve hefty rate increase for water, wastewater users

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe Utilities Division will raise water and wastewater rates by more than 90% and 50%, respectively, starting Oct. 1. The Southern Ute Utilities Division, administered by...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Tuesday 8:11 a.m. A man was yelling and punching at someone near the intersection of West Second Avenue and 32nd Street. 11:23 a.m. Someone stole from Walmart. At least one arrest...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rollover crash kills two, leaves Ignacio girls orphaned

An Ignacio family crashed an SUV on Interstate 25 just north of Trinidad on Tuesday, killing the parents and leaving two girls orphaned, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Jessica and Leon...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 32

About 60 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about the Mark Redwine trial, with 81% of respondents correctly answering “Judge Jeffrey Wilson.”...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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