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Best bets this weekend in and around Durango

Best bets this weekend include a ukulele show in Durango and the San Juan College Charity Bowl Sale. As part of the “Artists You Should Know Series,” Daniel Ward and Heidi Swedberg will perform an...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hundred Club provides 16 scholarships to college students

Sixteen children of law enforcement officers and emergency responders earned scholarships from the Hundred Club this year, a record for the nonprofit that was set up after the 1974 downtown Durango...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 hours 27 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

County approves new homes near Bayfield, solar project west of Durango

La Plata County planning commissioners Thursday approved a conceptual plan for 14 new homes about 1 mile west of Bayfield, north of U.S. Highway 160. The property is part of the Heartwood Ranch...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 hours 21 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman fights charges after stepchildren see her topless at home

SALT LAKE CITY – A Utah woman charged with a crime after her stepchildren saw her topless in her own home is fighting the case that could force her to register as a sex offender, pointing to a...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado authorities raid 5 homes, suspect drug operations

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — Drug task force officers have raided multiple houses in northern Colorado suspected of hiding illegal marijuana grows to crackdown on an unnamed drug trafficking...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Purgatory Resort delays opening for lack of snow

Purgatory Resort has pushed back its Saturday opening for lack of snow. Resort officials announced Thursday they now plan to open the ski area Wednesday, a day before Thanksgiving. According to a...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 hours 20 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Polis rules out AG probe into fatal police shooting of teen

DENVER – Gov. Jared Polis said he won’t order an independent investigation into the case of a black teenager who was fatally shot during a foot chase with Colorado Springs police. The Colorado Sun...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado farmers may now apply online to grow hemp

BROOMFIELD – Farmers may now apply online to grow industrial hemp in Colorado. Brian Koontz, the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s Hemp Program manager, said Thursday the state already leads the...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Clogged dryer vent blamed for mobile home fire

A mobile home fire that displaced a family Sunday night northeast of Elmore’s Corner originated in a dryer vent, said Karola Hanks, fire marshal with the Durango Fire Protection District. The fire...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 hours 21 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Firefighters conduct live fire training on church property

BAYFIELD – Upper Pine River Fire Protection District burned an abandoned house – on purpose – Thursday behind Pine Valley Church on County Road 501. Pine Valley Church worked with Upper Pine to...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 hours 19 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Backcountry Horsemen recycling tons of hay string

Some 7 tons of polypropylene hay string have been collected by Four Corners Back Country Horsemen over the past year to be shipped Thursday to a recycling center. “The Backcountry Horsemen realized...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 hours 19 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Tuesday marks seven years since disappearance of Dylan Redwine

Dylan Redwine disappeared seven years ago Tuesday in La Plata County, an event that prompted a yearslong investigation that ultimately led to the arrest of the boy’s father on suspicion of murder....

DATE: Nov. 21, 2019 | UPDATED: 15 hours 57 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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