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Weekly planner for Jan. 14-18

For more information and agendas about city meetings, visit www.durangogov.org or call 375-5000. For more information and agendas about county meetings, visit www.co.laplata.co.us or call...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kinder Morgan plans for new well near Goodman Point

Permits for a new Kinder Morgan carbon dioxide well in the Goodman Point area gained approval from the Montezuma County Planning and Zoning commissioners Thursday, and it could indicate an expanded...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weak system moving through Southwest Colorado

Durango can expect 2 to 4 inches of snow from a weak system moving through Southwest Colorado Sunday, and more snow is expected later this week from similar weak cells. Jimmy Fowler, a...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Study: Most Durangoans do not lock their bear-resistant trash cans

People in Durango are not locking their bear-resistant trash cans, rekindling calls for the city of Durango to up its enforcement. At least that’s the takeaway message from a new study conducted by...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New federal magistrate takes over in Durango

James Candelaria graduated from Durango High School in 1982. Now, he’s been bestowed with a new honor in Southwest Colorado: U.S. magistrate judge. The Durango native started representing the...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Survey: Teens struggle with prolonged sadness

About a third of teenagers in La Plata County and across Colorado are experiencing prolonged feelings of sadness or hopelessness, according to state data. The 2017 Healthy Kids Colorado Survey ...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plea deal pending for woman who faces repeat drug charges

A Montezuma County resident on a 12-month deferred sentence for drug charges in February 2018 picked up similar drug charges in December, and in the first 10 days of 2019 received two summonses...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

A few inches of snow expected in Durango

Durango woke Saturday morning to a white blanket, a sight that will continue through the weekend as two weak storms are expected to dump less than 6 inches of snow in the region, meteorologists...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board approves preschool tuition increase

The Dolores School District RE-4A Board of Education unanimously approved a tuition increase for Teddy Bear Preschool at its regular meeting Thursday night. Preschool tuition will go up from $34 a...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal shutdown changes deadline for SNAP recipients

Because of the federal government shutdown, the deadline for people who receive benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program has changed. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Has La Plata County shed its purple skin?

As political winds change, it appears La Plata County, which traditionally has bounced between voting Democrat and Republican, might be taking a turn for the deep blue. With unaffiliated voters for...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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