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Two arrested on suspicion of attempted murder near Animas River Trail

Two members of Durango’s homeless community have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with a fight last weekend near the Animas River Trail. In addition to the two arrests,...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Couple suspected of thefts in Durango arrested after chase

It took a group effort, but an Albuquerque couple wanted for theft in Durango, among other jurisdictions, were caught and arrested last week in Cortez. According to the Durango Police Department,...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will fence help free-range kids parked at Santa Rita?

We took our 2-year-old grandson to Santa Rita Park recently. I was wondering why there isn’t a fence between the park and U.S. Highway 550/160. There’s also no fence between the park and the Animas...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2019 | COLUMN: Action Line

MUNIRevs could be Durango’s next big-time business

They say big things come in threes. If so, MUNIRevs – a firm started by the former finance director for the town of Mountain Village – may be Durango’s next big homegrown business following the...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Camino del Rio traffic delays expected near new hotel

Beginning Dec. 2, Durango commuters should expect delays on Camino del Rio near Town Plaza as lanes are limited to meet the needs of construction at the new hotel being built at 1111 Camino del...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rod Barker ready to handover stewardship of Strater Hotel

Anyone who has entered the Strater Hotel can attest that history is important to Rod Barker. Barker, 64 – whose family has been involved in the operation of Durango’s iconic inn, the Strater Hotel...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Flood of 1927

DATE: Nov. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: And the West is History

Shooting south of Durango sends man to Mercy

A 31-year-old man was taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center with multiple gunshot wounds Saturday evening, and La Plata County Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating the shooting that took...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man arrested for attempted murder

One man was arrested around 6 p.m. Saturday night on suspicion of second-degree attempted murder, but few details were released by the Durango Police Department, which has an active investigation...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Holiday snow headed to Four Corners

That holiday feel is likely to be in the air for Thanksgiving week as two snowstorms are expected to move through the Four Corners – with the biggest amount of snow expected to fall Thanksgiving...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

LPEA could add a solar garden after Tri-State vote

La Plata Electric Association could add a new community solar garden after a decision by its wholesale energy supplier to give the co-op additional freedom to produce renewable electricity....

DATE: Nov. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Leaves spread messages to ease grief during holidays

Colorful leaves posted in stores and windows by children may help adults get through a season of grief. For people who have lost loved ones, holidays can be a heavy emotional time because of the...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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