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Does La Plata County’s barking dog ordinance have teeth?

La Plata County officials will find out if the county’s newly instituted barking dog ordinance has any teeth when a neighbor dispute over noisy pets heads to trial early next year. The new law,...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Trial for Mark Redwine postponed until mid-2019

The jury trial that was to take place in February for Mark Redwine, the Vallecito man charged with killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, has been vacated and will be rescheduled at a later date,...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

With recent hire, digital advertising to play greater role in marketing Durango

The Durango Area Tourism Office has hired Suzanne Harrison to oversee marketing strategy and is aiming to increase its focus on digital advertising. Harrison, who has more than 25 years of sales...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 53 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Aztec High School students mark shooting anniversary

FARMINGTON – Students and teachers are marking the one-year anniversary of a shooting that killed two people at Aztec High School. Officials tell the Farmington Daily Times that the students want...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

The Blotter

Durango Police Thursday 9:33 a.m. A student was removed from Durango High School. At least one arrest was made. 11:17 a.m. Someone in a Silver Chrysler Sebring was being accused of shoplifting...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photos: Festival of Trees begins today

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New marijuana dispensaries sprouting up in La Plata County

With room running out in the city of Durango, more marijuana dispensaries are moving into the unincorporated areas of La Plata County. The move, according to those in the marijuana industry, allows...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Best bets for the weekend in and around Durango

Best Bets this weekend include the Festival of Trees and Bizarre Bazaar. Community Connections’ Festival of Trees will take place from 1 to 6 p.m. today and Saturday at the Grange Hall behind the...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger apologizes for recent behavior

Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger apologized in a letter that was posted to the district’s website Thursday for his handling of a 911 call that involved a district employee...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 26 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Suicide-prevention efforts to expand next year in La Plata County

Efforts to address the high rate of suicides in La Plata County will expand in scope next year, community group representatives said Thursday at a forum. A panel of six experts highlighted new...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 25 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Gardner, Tipton introduce mine-cleanup bill

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton on Thursday introduced the latest attempt to pass a “good Samaritan” bill that would allow groups to do cleanup work on abandoned mines without...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 26 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County Economic Development Alliance looking for new leader

Roger Zalneraitis, who has led the La Plata County Economic Development Alliance for eight years, has accepted an offer to become economic development manager for the Permanent Fund of the Southern...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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