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Letter calls for ethical investigation of Sen. Don Coram

DENVER – State Sen. Don Coram, R-Montrose, is getting some heat for a bill he carried during the 2017 legislative session because of a perceived conflict of interest. Senate Bill 117, which...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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ATF, accelerant-sniffing dog assist in Durango fire investigation

The investigation into the cause of a fire that engulfed 1111 Camino del Rio just before midnight Sunday was ongoing Tuesday. “It’s a huge scene to process,” said Deputy Chief Randy Black with the...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Judge declares mistrial in ex-deputy’s murder trial

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – A judge declared a mistrial Tuesday in the case of a former New Mexico sheriff’s deputy who was charged in the shooting death of a fellow deputy during what authorities described...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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City of Durango housing, transit fees met with questions

New fees to fund affordable housing and city transit met with some skepticism at the Durango City Council meeting Tuesday. The city transit system needs $12.6 million over the next 10 years to...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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City revises housing agreement with Three Springs

The Durango City Council unanimously approved an agreement with Three Springs Tuesday that will raise money for the city to use on affordable and attainable housing projects and opens the door for...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango mom hopes ‘I Am Loved’ buttons will help community heal

A Durango mother ordered 1,000 buttons to distribute to the public in an effort to impact mental health in the community after a student at her daughter’s middle school recently died by suicide....

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Improvement project to begin at Skyline Trailhead

The parking area at the Skyline Trailhead, located at the end of Jenkins Ranch Road, will be subject to improvements May 30 to July 14. During the construction period, access to Skyline Trail will...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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City releases Memorial Day schedule

City of Durango released the schedule for Memorial Day, Monday, May 29: City administrative offices, including City Hall, River City Hall, Police Station, Transit Center, Greenmount Cemetery, and...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Monday 11:12 a.m. A man and a woman were shoplifting at Beads and Beyond, 840 Main Ave. Police made at least one arrest. 4:10 p.m. Someone saw a runaway juvenile entered as...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado’s construction defects reform signed into law

DENVER – The ink is officially drying on the first success for construction defects litigation reform in Colorado, House Bill 1279. The bill represents a highlight of bipartisan efforts in the 2017...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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San Juan Basin health developing action plan to reduce suicides

A campaign to reduce the stigma around mental illness and creation of support groups and suicide prevention awareness programs are likely to be part of a new community action plan to reduce...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Congressmen: Canyons of the Ancients needs no changes

DENVER – Republican Congressmen Scott Tipton and Cory Gardner cleared up confusion over where they stand in regards to the protection of Canyons of Ancients National Monument Tuesday with a letter...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News