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Downtown Durango businesses, concerned residents weigh in on panhandling

Business people and concerned residents brainstormed ideas to address panhandling at a packed meeting Tuesday at the Durango Public Library. The Business Improvement District , Durango Chamber of...

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango Fire Department reminds residents of burning regulations

As the yard and property spring-cleaning season continues, Durango Fire Protection District reminds residents that open burns within the city limits are prohibited and approved permits are required...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango parent petition focuses on Santa Rita Park safety

Concerned parent Janae Roithmayr wants to make Santa Rita Park safer, especially for some of the smallest visitors. She is circulating a petition for an unobtrusive fence around the play area and...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photo: Blowin’ in the wind

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Transportation bill dies as Colorado Democrats, GOP disagree on tax increase

DENVER – The Legislature primed itself to fall short of its goals Tuesday when it killed the most comprehensive transportation funding package put forward this session. House Bill 1242 would have...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Photos: Tidying up

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New gas drilling technology could open inaccessible land in HDs

An area east of Bayfield could be a testing ground for an innovative technology developed by BP American Production Company that holds the possibility of opening previously inaccessible areas to...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Rescue workers called to help injured hiker north of Durango

La Plata County Search and Rescue was working Tuesday evening to reach a hiker who fell and injured his knee on Missionary Ridge north of Durango. The lone hiker notified authorities of his...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office Monday 11:28 a.m. Someone reported a large canopy set up and a few people hanging out near the shoreline of Lake Nighthorse, which remains closed. 4:40 p.m. A...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Five Rivers Chapter Trout Unlimited to meet Thursday

The Five Rivers Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Steaming Bean, located downstairs at the Irish Embassy Pub, 900 Main Ave. Participants are welcome to...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

4 Corners Rainbow Youth Center to hold benefit for LGBTQ youth

The 4 Corners Rainbow Youth Center will hold their annual spring benefit for LGBTQ youth and their families from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday at Powerhouse Science Center, 1333 Camino del Rio. The...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Natural Medicine to offer hormone health clinic for women

Free, 30-minute women’s hormone health clinics will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 28 and April 5 at Durango Natural Medicine, 117 County Road 250. Information sessions will be given...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News