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Durango Arts Center hosts COVID-19-themed exhibit

According to mythology, each time a phoenix dies, it is reborn and rises from its own ashes. Drawing on the hope and inspiration of this mythological creature, the Durango Arts Center has named its...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Justice Department sees bias in class-capacity limits in N.M. private schools

SANTA FE – The U.S. Justice Department sided Monday with the father of a seventh grade prep school student in a lawsuit that challenges pandemic-related limits on classroom capacity at private...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Sen. Cory Gardner says he’s willing to vote on Supreme Court nominee

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner announced Monday he “will vote to confirm” a qualified nominee put forward by President Donald Trump to fill a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court vacated by the death of Justice...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 13 hours 15 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fall colors expected to peak during next 2 weeks in Southwest Colorado

Fall colors should peak during the next two weeks, making weekend drives prime times to catch autumn’s show. Esther Godson, spokeswoman for the San Juan National Forest, said, “From our employees...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 13 hours 15 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Denver firm buys Three Springs apartments for $35.25 million

A Denver real estate firm purchased The Confluence at Three Springs for $35.25 million and sees Durango as a potential market to expand its holdings and possibly to initiate new construction and...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 13 hours 16 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Ginsburg’s death raises stakes for Colorado abortion ballot

DENVER – Groups opposing a proposed abortion ban in Colorado are ratcheting up their efforts after the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg for fear that a Supreme Court without the liberal icon could...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

The Blotter

Durango Police Monday 3:44 a.m. A man broke into a shed behind a store and ran away in the 300 block of South Camino del Rio. Sunday 11:03 a.m. A stolen vehicle was located in the 700 block of...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango tenant stabs landlord over broken toilet, police say

A 41-year-old Durango man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted second-degree murder for the alleged stabbing of his landlord. Durango Police Department Cmdr. Ray Shupe said officers were...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 13 hours 17 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico governor says Trump ‘botched’ pandemic response

SANTA FE – New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is sending campaign emails that accuse President Donald Trump of “single-handedly botching” the nation’s coronavirus response. Governors including...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

University of Colorado Boulder to go online amid virus spike

BOULDER – The University of Colorado Boulder has announced that all classes will be fully online for at least two weeks starting Wednesday to limit the spread of COVID-19, as cases increase among...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Downtown raptor center may relocate to D&SNG Museum

A small education center about birds of prey opened downtown this summer by Raptors Wild will close at the end of September, but the nonprofit is looking to reopen next year perhaps at the Durango...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 13 hours 16 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Enormous California wildfire threatens desert homes near LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) – An enormous wildfire that churned through mountains northeast of Los Angeles and into the Mojave Desert was still threatening homes on Monday and was one of more than two dozen...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 11 hours 52 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

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