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La Plata County Planning Commission endorses development on 700 acres east of Durango

A proposal to reclassify 700 acres between Durango and Bayfield to a designation that would allow a large-scale residential and commercial development was approved 4-1 Thursday by the La Plata...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 hour 18 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

On Saturday morning, the Met will spin a satirical tale

At two hours and 47 minutes running time, the French Cinderella will not be late to the ball. By any measure, the Metropolitan Opera’s smart, tart production of “Cendrillon” is short. You can see...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Water forum awash with questions for Colorado governor candidates

The first Water in the West Symposium in Denver on Thursday brought together water planners, researchers, environmental and sustainability advocates, business leaders – and a guy who loves to talk...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 hours 27 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colliander wins Paralympic Coach of the Games

His athletes turned in a record-setting medal showing at the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in South Korea. Now, Durango’s Gary Colliander has an award of his own to show for his work in PyeongChang....

DATE: April 26, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 hours 8 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Sports

Durango Arts Center’s executive director leaving for California

Durango Arts Center announced this week that Executive Director Cristie Scott will be leaving her post at the end of May. According to a news release, Scott, who grew up in Durango, will be leaving...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

EPA creates partnership to study long-term water quality

The Environmental Protection Agency announced almost $3.6 million in funds and a partnership program to conduct long-term water quality monitoring for the San Juan River watershed. The partnership...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 hour 32 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield’s Tilden Berriman commits to play soccer for CSU-Pueblo

BAYFIELD – Tilden Berriman spent countless afternoons watching college soccer matches in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, and now he will play in those matches. The Bayfield High School...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Photos: Overcoming obstacles at track and field

DATE: April 26, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 hour 34 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango teachers, students wear red for higher public school funding

Durango School District 9-R teachers, staff, students and parents will wear red on Friday in support of educators gathered at the Capitol in Denver rallying for public education funding. “This is...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 hour 7 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman killed in southwestern La Plata County is identified

The animal rescue community on the Navajo Nation, where there are an estimated half-million stray dogs roaming the vast desert landscape, just lost one of its most selfless, staunch advocates....

DATE: April 26, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 hour 33 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Jenna Bush Hager speaks of family, service to others in Durango

Barbara Bush had one last surprise for her granddaughter, Jenna Bush Hager. It was a letter that arrived two weeks ago alerting her to a longtime friend and prep school roommate, Dee Stites, who...

DATE: April 25, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 11 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango updating sign code to comply with First Amendment

The city of Durango’s rules on signs – commercial, political, religious or otherwise – will be updated this summer to be content neutral. The change will bring the city into compliance with a...

DATE: April 25, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 hour 30 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News