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Four Corners Motorcycle Rally proposes campsite, activities southwest of Durango

A proposal to use a camp near Hesperus for the Four Corners Motorcycle Rally, which could draw hundreds of people, has residents in the rural part of the county concerned about noise, fire and...

DATE: July 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

10 absolutely fun things to do in Southwest Colorado on Fourth of July

Colorado is cautiously moving forward with reopening professional sports and community spaces like libraries. But the state health department is still encouraging people to hunker down, even for...

DATE: July 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Best bets this weekend in and around Durango

Best bets this weekend include Freedom Days, the River Parade and the Powerhouse reopening celebration. The Freedom Days fireworks display and parade will take place Friday and Saturday in...

DATE: July 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 78

About 115 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about a local restaurant dropping breakfast from its menu, with 91% of respondents correctly answering,...

DATE: July 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Pagosa Springs man shot by Durango police had criminal history

A 34-year-old Pagosa Springs man who died in an officer-involved shooting early Wednesday in Durango had an extensive criminal history and was recently released from prison early because of...

DATE: July 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office Thursday 12:03 a.m. An assault was reported in the area of Moss Road. Wednesday 9:36 a.m. A vehicle was reported stolen in the 7000 block of County Road 203. ...

DATE: July 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango train begins fire mitigation, but is asked to stop

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s extensive fire mitigation project this spring was shut down after the U.S. Forest Service broached concerns about the number of trees being cut down...

DATE: July 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Giant American flag can’t be missed near Bayfield

Travelers on U.S. Highway 160 between Durango and Bayfield might have noticed a new addition to the skyline this week: A 100-foot metal pole wielding an American flag about the size of two coach...

DATE: July 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday 4:13 a.m. A one-vehicle rollover crash with injuries occurred in the 4200 block of (Florida Road) County Road 240. Tuesday 9:02 a.m. A flatbed...

DATE: July 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two staff members test positive for COVID at Durango nursing home

Four Corners Health Center says two staff members have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing to five the total number staff members who have tested positive since March. Sava Senior Care, which...

DATE: July 1, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Couple requires rescue after becoming stuck in Animas River

A Florida couple who recently moved to Durango required rescue this week after becoming stuck while attempting to cross the Animas River in Silverton. San Juan County Sheriff Bruce Conrad said the...

DATE: July 1, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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