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Lotto ticket worth $3 million sold in Durango

A winning jackpot Lotto ticket worth $3 million was sold Saturday at Albertsons in Durango to someone who has yet to claim the prize. The Colorado Lottery tracks where and when winning tickets are...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM, San Juan National Forest host recreation meetings

The San Juan National Forest and Bureau of Land Management are hosting two public recreation meetings this month, including one about proposed Sage Hen and Rico Trails, and one on regional...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bar D Wranglers make big splash in The New York Times

Yee-haw, yippee-ki-yay, The Bar D Chuckwagon made the cover of The New York Times Arts section Saturday. Prime real estate, too. The top two-thirds of Page C1 were devoted to three photographs and...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mobile home parks approach a boiling point

In the Aurora mobile home park where she lived for 16 years, eviction notices kept coming to Petra Bennett’s door – for unauthorized guests, lack of insurance, late rent. They were bogus threats to...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Diaries hosts session on historical crimes

Durango Diaries, the biweekly storyteller series hosted by The Durango Herald , is back Wednesday, as three local residents share stories about historical crimes committed in La Plata County. The...

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

Rising lot rents squeeze out mobile home residents in Durango

Editor’s note: This project is the result of an ambitious, first-of-its-kind collaboration between The Durango Herald, The Colorado Sun and more than a dozen...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Housing market favors park ownership now more than ever

As affordable housing becomes more scarce, many family-run mobile home parks are ready to cash out. The baby boomers running them are looking to retire and downsize. The supply-and-demand curve...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Specialty clinic to fill niche for neurosurgical care in Durango

Two neurosurgeons have started work in Durango providing care to those with conditions such as herniated discs and carpal tunnel. Dr. Dominic Cannella and Dr. Paul Davis began offering...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT begins bridge fixes south of Durango

Repair work on three bridges will begin Sept. 23 south of Durango as part of a $2.6 million project expected to be complete in spring 2020. The project is part of the Colorado Department of...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed burns under way in San Juan National Forest

Aerial ignition operations were conducted Sunday on two prescribed burns in the San Juan National Forest. Linda Parker, public information officer on the burns with the U.S. Forest Service, said on...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

A rainy week expected in Southwest Colorado

Finally: A rainy week is expected ahead of us in Southwest Colorado. “Last week was the first sign of a transition from a summer to a fall and winter weather pattern, and you’ll see more of that...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The saga of Steamboat Springs’ mobile home parks

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Christina Allevato Payton had a rare find in Steamboat Springs: a waterfront home for under $1 million. “I probably lived in a $2 million spot with an amazing view,” she said....

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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