News

Cortez likely to finish land use code update in 2019

A planning process to update Cortez’s land-use code could conclude in fall 2019. City planning staff in late October released a draft update to the code. The process began in 2015, when the city...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Avalanche kills Longmont man on Red Mountain Pass

Peter Marshall, a 40-year-old man from Longmont, was killed Saturday in an avalanche near Red Mountain Pass. Ouray County Corner Colleen Hollenbeck confirmed the fatality and said an autopsy will...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Safehouse had increase in demand in 2017

Durango’s domestic violence shelter, the Volunteers of America Southwest Safehouse, experienced a steep increase in the number of people served in 2017. The Safehouse is a secure, hidden shelter...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Homeless shelter extends stays to help clients find housing

Nakeia and James Muñoz spent a month living in their Subaru with their 11-year-old daughter sharing a blanket and pillow before they moved into the Volunteers of America Durango Community Shelter....

DATE: Jan. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weekly planner for Jan. 7-12

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 382-6210....

DATE: Jan. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former Durangoan to compete on new NBC game show

A former Durangoan will take center stage on NBC’s new game show. “The Titan Games,” which debuted Thursday, puts contestants through extreme tests of strength and endurance in head-to-head...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango parks and rec supporters come out in force

Durango’s Parks and Recreation budget is inflated, some residents say, and that money should be reappropriated to pay for infrastructure improvements the city says it needs. Now, residents who...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman sentenced for stealing $500,000 from dental office

A Durango woman was sentenced to four years in prison Friday for stealing more than half a million dollars from her former employer. Robin Bernazzani pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $500,000...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Thursday 11:42 a.m. A plow hit a Nissan Rogue near the intersection of Confluence Avenue and Primrose Lane. 4:26 p.m. Several children were throwing snowballs at vehicles in the...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Get ready for another round of snow this weekend

Another round of snow is predicted to hit Southwest Colorado this weekend. Mike Charnick, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Grand Junction , said that Saturday is expected to be...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school board to decide this month whether to extend Dan Snowberger’s contract

Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger is scheduled to receive a one-year contract extension this month unless the school board decides differently during a mid-year performance...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT: Don’t park in avalanche areas

Backcountry skiers and snowboarders: Don’t park your car in avalanche paths. That’s the message from the Colorado Department of Transportation. With recent storms blanketing the San Juan Mountains...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

click here to add your event
Area Events
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus

Find:
Where: