News

Thousands turn out for fourth annual women’s march in Denver

DENVER – Thousands of people attended the fourth annual women’s march in Denver on Saturday. The march started at 10 a.m. at Civic Center Park and followed a route around the state Capitol and back...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State of New Mexico to pay newspaper $360K for legal fees

SANTA FE – The state of New Mexico has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by a weekly newspaper in Santa Fe that accused former Gov. Susana Martinez of discrimination and violating the state’s public...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 54

About 60 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about Powder Hounds Art Auction, with 61% of respondents correctly answering, “20 artists painted one...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Thousands join Women’s March in Washington

WASHINGTON – Three years after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, the 2020 Women’s March in Washington mobilized thousands of protestors again on Saturday to demand reproductive rights,...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Women’s March in Durango draws hundreds

People in the United States have marched for decades against oppression because it works. But parades are just part of it, said Emily Badgley, a senior at Animas High School. “The next bit is going...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2020 | UPDATED: 20 hours 58 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez official’s Facebook post spurs City Council discussion

A Cortez official’s Facebook post in December has sparked heated exchanges on social media and at a recent City Council meeting. The thread was initiated Dec. 11 by city Planning and Zoning...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Reservations brace for winter storms amid slow recovery

PINE RIDGE, S.D. – Snow blanketed the living room of Erna Shepard’s home the morning after a storm on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. “I’m going to freeze,” she said. It’s been 10 months since...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Thousands expected at fourth annual women’s march in Denver

DENVER – Thousands of people are expected to attend the fourth annual women’s march Saturday in Denver. The march was scheduled to start at 10 a.m. at Civic Center Park and follow a route around...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Latino Caucus numbers, influence growing at Colorado Capitol

DENVER – The Colorado General Assembly’s Latino Caucus is the largest in state history, and its members have ambitious plans for the 2020 session. There are now 13 members in the group that’s only...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wanted heavyweight MMA fighter arrested in New Mexico

BOSQUE FARMS, N.M. – Authorities in New Mexico have arrested a mixed-martial arts fighter wanted on a fraud charge who has evaded police for months. Police in Bosque Farms, New Mexico, detained...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

As the Southwest dries out, water managers increasingly look to cloud seeding

Southwest Colorado has long been considered part of the arid West. But as a decades-long drought grips the region, and the population only increases, adequate water supply has become a greater...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weekly planner for Jan. 20-24

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: Jan. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

click here to add your event
Area Events
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus

Find:
Where: