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House passes bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves

WASHINGTON – The Republican-controlled House passed a bill Friday to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states, reopening a lengthy battle over the predator species. Long...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Giant wooden troll removed in Colorado could get new home

BRECKENRIDGE – A huge wooden troll that proved to be too popular in a Colorado ski resort town is gone, but it’s possible the artwork could find another home. Workers in Breckenridge used a...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango rules on homelessness ‘starting a battle’

Durango is starting a battle – at least that’s how Donna Mae Baukat, co-founder and executive director of Community Compassion Outreach Inc., sees it. The city’s adversary: people without homes....

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Have electric vehicles caught up to the Durango lifestyle?

Durangoans are known as avid outdoor enthusiasts, taking to the road to get to recreational opportunities all over the Four Corners, whether it is high in the San Juan Mountains or low in the red...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Best bets for the weekend

Best bets for the weekend include the Mancos Girl Scout Fall Color Run and the Durango Thanksgiving Farmers Market on Saturday. The first-ever Mancos Girl Scout Fall Color Run kicks off at 9 a.m....

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photos: Durango School District celebrates Thanksgiving with 4,000 dinners

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Truck rollover closes Highway 550 for more than 24 hours

U.S. Highway 550 was closed for more than 24 hours after a truck hauling hazardous material crashed Wednesday night on Molas Pass, south of Silverton. It was possible the highway would reopen by 11...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Man attempts to rob Subway in Durango; remains on the loose

A man suspected of attempting to rob a Subway sandwich shop Wednesday evening on north Main Avenue – an incident that sparked an hourslong search in north Durango – remained on the loose Thursday. ...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County commissioner race decided by 23 votes

Democratic candidate Clyde Church has beaten incumbent La Plata County Commissioner Brad Blake, a Republican, by 23 votes to become the county’s newest commissioner. Clerk & Recorder Tiffany Parker...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff’s Office evicts dozens of homeless residents west of Durango

About 40 homeless people camping west of Durango were told Wednesday by the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office they have 48 hours to move. Deputies “tagged” camps and informed campers of the eviction...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Who pays for the culvert? MVIC seeking judgment against county

Montezuma Valley Irrigation Co. is seeking a court judgment in a dispute with the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners over which entity has the responsibility to pay for a replacement culvert....

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma Habitat for Humanity celebrates 10th year, new home

Habitat for Humanity of Montezuma County is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and on Sunday, it dedicated a new home to local family Deidre and Ian Garfield and their two sons. The...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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