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New Welcome Center opens

The new Welcome Center on the corner of Eighth Street and Main Avenue, in the former Durango Music space, opened its doors Thursday despite ongoing construction. Designed to be a central, one-stop...

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceFriday 2:45 a.m. Two women and a man, all presumed drunk, were getting ready to leave a restaurant in the 600 block of Camino del Rio in a blue Chevrolet Monte Carlo.Thursday 9:52...

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

All washed up

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Measuring up to Iron Horse

By Friday afternoon in Durango, bicycles seemed to outnumber people.In 2nd Avenue Sports, Miguel Ramos, 27, said he helps out the shop “whenever they get busy. This is the busiest I’ve ever seen...

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado braces for possible wildfires

DENVER – Heavy air tankers and thousands of firefighters were on standby Friday in Colorado as fire managers kept a close watch on high winds and hot temperatures at the start of the Memorial Day...

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sticky situation cancels local flight

A United Express regional jet landing in Durango on Thursday afternoon ran through a sticky taxiway sealant that caused the return flight to be canceled.Durango-La Plata County Airport maintenance...

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Citizens Tour IHBC

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado State hires new chancellor from Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana State University Chancellor Mike Martin announced Friday that he will leave his job at the state’s flagship university in August to lead the three-campus Colorado State...

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fire smoke spreads across N.M., Ariz.

ALBUQUERQUE – Wildfires cast a pall over Memorial Day weekend in parts of the West on Friday as smoke from a massive New Mexico blaze prompted air-quality warnings.The privately owned ghost town of...

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fire northwest of Pagosa grows to 420 acres

The Little Sand Fire northwest of Pagosa Springs grew from 77 acres Wednesday to 420 acres by Thursday evening. More than 30 firefighters began working the fire Thursday, with 20 more planned to...

DATE: May 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boy at play pierces ear with arrow

An 11-year-old La Plata County boy was shot in the ear with an arrow Thursday while playing with bows and arrows with a friend.The accident occurred about 9:40 a.m. in the 10000 block of U.S....

DATE: May 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Iron Horse kicks into gear

It all comes down to this. After months of preparation full of burning lungs and packs of Gu Energy Gel, they are ready.Cyclists are likely to wake up to perfect conditions Saturday morning for the...

DATE: May 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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