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Best bets this weekend in and around Durango

Best bets this weekend include the Durango Celtic Festival and Stillwater’s Night Out Dance Party and Fundraiser. The Durango Celtic Festival kicked off its seventh season Friday, and will continue...

DATE: March 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man flees deputies, crashes in New Mexico

Law enforcement officers are looking for a man who led deputies on a 100-mph chase Wednesday night before crashing his car just south of the New Mexico state line and fleeing on foot. La Plata...

DATE: March 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Iron Horse stabbing suspects charged

Three people arrested in connection with a stabbing at the Iron Horse Inn earlier this year have been charged with felony assault, among other felony charges. Brandy Carl, 27, Ian Taylor, 26, and...

DATE: March 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge orders Forest Service to release Village at Wolf Creek documents

A Freedom of Information Act was filed nearly eight months ago by a coalition of environmental groups to obtain select U.S. Forest Service documents related to the controversial Village at Wolf...

DATE: March 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

More Durango neighborhoods allowed to build accessory dwelling units

Michael Zarlingo is one of 23 Durangoans who have sought a permit to build an accessory dwelling unit since the option became available in 2014. “Everything is so expensive in Durango, and we want...

DATE: March 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Once ready to pull plug, Durango Natural Foods shifts focus to revival

Durango Natural Foods is pursuing a $172,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help stabilize its finances and allow it to strengthen its operations after pondering closing in...

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

City snow removal adds up – in dollars and pounds

The city of Durango has spent more than half a million dollars and thousands of hours in the past two months clearing city streets of snow that, in February, almost reached record-breaking...

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Oil rig crash closes Colorado Highway 151 near Allison

Colorado Highway 151 was closed Wednesday evening as emergency crews attempt to upright a semi-trailer carrying an 87,000-pound oil rig that went off the road. Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian...

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Should vaping have the same rules as smoking in public?

A state measure to ban vaping in public spaces could curb teen use in Southwest Colorado. A revision to the Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act would add vaping to existing state prohibitions against...

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado senators give initial approval to overhaul of oil and gas regulations

DENVER – Colorado senators gave initial approval early Wednesday to a sweeping overhaul of the state’s oil and gas regulations after hours of protest from rural Coloradans and oil and gas workers....

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Monday 8:14 a.m. Someone stole a computer from a business in the 500 block of Main Avenue. 1:54 p.m. A white 2002 Chevrolet Tracker was stolen from a business in the 1100 block...

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 9

About 140 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about what technology the Durango Police Department recently invested in, with 96 percent of respondents...

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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