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Bow & Arrow Brewing taps Farmington for satellite location

FARMINGTON – Craft brewery aficionados will have another option in 2020 to taste a unique slice of the Four Corners’ beer scene. The Bow & Arrow Brew ing, based in Albuquerque, picked Farmington as...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton: Impeachment hearings haven’t produced ‘big revelations’

After the first day of impeachment hearings, Rep. Scott Tipton said he remains firm in his belief President Donald Trump has not committed an impeachable offense. In an interview Thursday with The...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Man arrested on suspicion of child sex assault in Forest Lakes

A 34-year-old La Plata County man has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child, according to court records. La Plata County Sheriff’s Office was contacted Oct. 28 about the alleged...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio residents share dreams for creative district

IGNACIO – Ignacio community members dream of a movie theater, breweries and even a college campus in the town’s future creative district. Meanwhile, the steering committee is wading through an...

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

San Juan Regional Medical Center to host holiday food drive

San Juan Regional Medical Center will host a Stuff the Truck holiday food drive for ECHO Food Bank from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, and Thursday, Nov. 21, in the medical center’s main...

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

Of 115 homeowners contacted, 1 shows up for meeting about uranium waste

Letters were sent last week to Durango-area homeowners warning of potential uranium waste on their property, but on Wednesday, only one resident attended an informational meeting led by the state...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado town split over allowing pot sales

DOLORES – The Dolores Town Board’s debate on whether to legalize in-town sales of marijuana was a story of threes that failed to reach resolution. The board had three options, voted three times and...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation water project advances

FARMINGTON – The Bureau of Reclamation is moving forward with negotiations with the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority for the transfer of operations and maintenance for a portion of the Navajo-Gallup...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation ends energy company’s general indemnity agreement

FARMINGTON – The Navajo Nation leadership rejected the Navajo Transitional Energy Co.’s proposal Tuesday to use a general indemnity agreement between the two as financial backing to secure...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Climate change taking toll on mountain towns

Snow patterns are changing across the world in mountain communities, and the time is now for places like Durango to adapt, said Heidi Steltzer, a Fort Lewis College professor and local climate...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 45

About 70 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about fire poles, with 65% of respondents correctly answering, “Risk of injury.” Participants scored...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Walmart sues 32 Colorado counties in attempt to shrink tax bills

Walmart has sued just about every county in Colorado where the corporate giant has a store location, an aggressive legal tactic many big-box retailers are taking in an attempt to shrink their...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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