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Schools rethink discipline, with focus on learning and empathy

Regional schools are looking at new methods for dealing with troubling behavior, including adopting restorative practices that turn disciplinary actions into learning experiences that promote...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado transportation worker killed at job site

GYPSUM – Authorities are investigating the death of a Department of Transportation employee, who was killed while working in northwest Colorado. According to the Colorado State Patrol, 51-year-old...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Solar power comes to Ute Mountain Tribe

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe broke ground Wednesday on a $2 million solar project that will be used to lower electricity bills for tribal residents in Towaoc. An 8-acre hayfield west of the Ute...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Culinary arts students whip up meal for business leaders

It was a big evening Thursday for Durango High School culinary arts students: They were handed some real responsibility – cooking and serving a dinner for business leaders in town. Not just any...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Science on display

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango City Council candidates raise, spend money leading up to April election

Money can mean a lot to a political campaign – it buys campaign materials and advertisements and often offers insight to how much support candidates have. But local elections are a bit different,...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Native Americans say movement to end ‘redface’ is slow

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – John Little can hardly go a week without a reminder that he and other Native Americans often are viewed as relics of the past: the Indian maiden on the butter container at the...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Power restored at Gold King water-treatment plant

Electrical power has been restored to the Interim Water Treatment Plant at the Bonita Peak Superfund site in Gladstone after the facility lost power Thursday evening because of snowfall Richard...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado doctor sentenced for bankruptcy fraud

DENVER – Federal prosecutors say a Colorado doctor has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to bankruptcy fraud. According to U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn’s office, 55-year-old...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

While Denver’s tiny homes for the homeless help, they may not be a city-sized solution

Denver’s community of 11 tiny houses is meant to give people experiencing homelessness a place to land until they can find something permanent. The Beloved Community Village started as a pilot two...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Postcard-style mural approved for building on north Main Avenue

A postcard-style mural featuring iconic symbols of Durango is expected to adorn the side of a marketing agency near north Main Avenue and 26th Street this spring. The mural, called...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico Legislature adjourns after push of new bills

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Legislature adjourned at noon Saturday by law, closing this year’s 60-day legislative session and leaving unfinished projects until next year. The arrival of Democratic...

DATE: March 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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