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On this day: June 19, 2019

Durango School District increases budget by 10 percent

The Durango School District 9-R school board gave final approval Tuesday to a $54.19 million budget for 2018-19, more than a 10.5 percent increase compared with the 2017-18 budget of $49.05...

CATEGORY: Local News

Crow blamed for widespread power outage in eastern La Plata County

A crow caused more than 6,500 homes and businesses in portions of eastern and southeastern La Plata County to go without power for about an hour Tuesday afternoon. LPEA spokeswoman Indiana Reed...

CATEGORY: Local News

$760,000 for nontaxable land coming our way

The U.S. Department of the Interior released more than $34.5 million to Colorado this week through the Payment in Lieu of Taxes program. La Plata County will receive $760,000. That’s $150,000 more...

CATEGORY: Local News

Cream of the crop

Matt Mulligan's got milk.Matt Mulligan's got a milk mustache.And Matt Mulligan's got a "Got Milk?" scholarship.Mulligan, a recent Durango High School honors graduate, was awarded the $7,500...

CATEGORY: Outdoors

Keresey to stay at Durango High

Protests by parents, students and colleagues may have saved the job of Sheldon Keresey, the Durango High School athletic and activities director who had been included in a round of layoffs.Durango...

CATEGORY: Local News

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