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Man arrested after daylong standoff with Colorado police

EDGEWATER – Colorado authorities say a 40-year-old man has been taken into custody after a daylong standoff in which he barricaded himself inside his parent’s home and exchanged gunshots with...

DATE: July 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango and Bayfield catch rain for education

Andrew Trujillo, a Pine River Garden Club board member, peered into the murky depths of a 50 gallon barrel of captured rainwater at Pine River Library Community Garden in Bayfield June 28. About...

DATE: July 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton’s Fourth of July out of control, officials say

After a chaotic and dangerous Fourth of July celebration, Silverton’s flagship event of the year must make drastic changes, event organizers say. San Juan County Sheriff Bruce Conrad said...

DATE: July 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Italian restaurant, financial firm to occupy Guido’s space

Lovers of Italian food fear not: Most of the space previously occupied by Guido’s Pizza Pasta Panini will remain focused on the cuisine from the peninsula, and a small section will be split off to...

DATE: July 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Motels converted into long-term housing on north Main Avenue

Life as a homeless camper “wasn’t easy” for Bella Brown. Once, while living outdoors near Durango, her tent collapsed in the snow. She propped it up with her walking sticks. Brown has been homeless...

DATE: July 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weekly planner for July 15-19

Information and agendas about local meetings City of Durango: www.durangogov.org or call 375-5000. La Plata County: www.co.laplata.co.us or call 382-6210. Town of Bayfield: www.bayfieldgov.org ...

DATE: July 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

N.M. wants sex offender law changed amid Epstein probe

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s attorney general wants to change a law that allowed billionaire businessman Jeffrey Epstein to avoid registering as a sex offender in the state, where authorities say...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Degree maps could save Pueblo Community College students money

A new agreement between Pueblo Community College and Fort Lewis College could save transfer students time and money on their degrees. The two schools designed maps for PCC students in 18 different...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango worker wages too low, report finds

Durango doesn’t pay its workers enough, and if the municipality doesn’t start paying more soon, residents may see a decline in services, according to a study on city employee compensation. Employee...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Friday 12:39 a.m. Someone tried getting into a window of an apartment in the 1500 block of Florida Road. Thursday 10:48 p.m. Two people were lighting fireworks in the 700 block of...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rafting resumes on Royal Gorge section of Arkansas River

CAÑON CITY – Flows on the Arkansas River in southern Colorado have eased enough for commercial rafting companies to operate. The Pueblo Chieftain reports that a high water level advisory was...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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