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No evidence of wrongdoing found during LPEA election

La Plata Electric Association said Wednesday there is no evidence members’ addresses were improperly shared during the recent campaign – repeating a statement it has made since Saturday’s election....

DATE: May 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

What makes Durango special? Workshop to brainstorm median art ideas

The first public workshop to gather ideas for the art project at the U.S. Highway 550/160 intersection will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave....

DATE: May 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Business owner accused of defrauding customers

A woman who has been operating a business from Ignacio is being accused by former employees of scamming people into a well-known fraud scheme that there is a secret government bank account people...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango fields few comments about e-bikes on trails

The debate about electric bicycles on the Animas River Trail may not be as fully charged as it seems. The city of Durango is eight months into a yearlong trial period allowing e-bikes on paved...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police: New Mexico woman hid gun at elementary school

AZTEC – A New Mexico woman is accused of hiding a handgun on the grounds of an elementary school. The Daily Times reports 25-year-old Brooke Showers was arrested in Aztec last week following an...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Boulder bans assault weapons, bump stocks, large magazines

BOULDER – A Colorado city has banned the sale and possession of assault weapons, bump stocks and high-capacity magazines. City councilors in Boulder gave final approval to the ban Tuesday night. It...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Are the fish in Lake Nighthorse safe to eat?

With Lake Nighthorse now open to the public, many people discovering the new waterway in Durango want to know: Is it OK to eat the fish? The simple answer is yes, but a deeper look into the...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school breakfasts will cost more next year

Breakfast prices will go up 25 cents at Durango School District 9-R cafeterias next year, and the cost for a day in the Kids Camp program will increase by $3 a day. The increase in breakfast costs...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango City Council bans sitting, lying on sidewalks

Durango City Council unanimously approved an ordinance Tuesday that prohibits anyone from sitting or lying down on downtown sidewalks, curbs and other public areas. The law will provide another...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

College Drive road improvement project near completion

The city of Durango will install signal poles and change the pedestrian flow Wednesday at two intersections on College Drive. The work schedule includes: Signal poles will be installed on the north...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Pueblo officials designate power stations historic landmark

PUEBLO – Pueblo City Council unanimously elected to designate a pair of retired power stations a local historic landmark. The Pueblo Chieftain reports the decision came Monday as the council had...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico Dem official bans ‘Vote or Die’ T-shirt sales

ALBUQUERQUE – The Democratic chair of New Mexico’s largest county has ordered a voting rights group not to sell its “Vote or Die” T-shirt at sponsor events because it’s “offensive” and “a blatant...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News