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Single-engine antique plane crashes southwest of Mancos

A pilot and a passenger survived a plane crash Wednesday night southwest of Mancos. The crash was reported about 8 p.m. in a remote area south of County Road J and west of County Road 41, said...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Garden Project starts weekly fresh produce distribution

Durango resident Jim Eaton lost 140 pounds in 10 months. His secret: backstroke swimming and eating vegetables from the free Manna Market produce stand at Durango’s soup kitchen. Three food-centric...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango residents call for 100% renewable energy by 2050

Dozens of area residents are asking the Durango City Council to set a goal of powering the city with 100% renewable energy by 2050, even if there isn’t a clear path to achieve the objective....

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio library delves into new pathway for learning

IGNACIO – Two Ignacio Community Library programs are bringing a hands-on educational approach to town, helping patrons successfully develop new skills and interests along the way. The library’s...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trees brought down in avalanches can be collected for free

After a winter that brought down an onslaught of avalanches, the Bureau of Land Management has come up with a unique way to get it all cleaned up: free firewood collection permits. “It’s a win-win...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

How well do we understand the benefits, side effects of CBD products?

Chefs are starting to experiment with this plant in the kitchen. Garment companies are making clothes with it. Contractors are using it to build homes. And the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Volunteers sought to help repair trails, burn scar north of Durango

Residents who want to lend a helping hand in the healing and restoration of Hermosa Creek where the 416 Fire blazed through can do so this Saturday. A number of local nonprofits are hosting...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Movies playing in Durango Aug. 9-15

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) North by Northwest (Sunday only) While having lunch at the Plaza Hotel in New York, advertising executive Roger O....

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Farmers Market: Fiddling Potter creates art and music

After a career educating students in Arizona about art, Yvonne Holland of Durango continues to make it, now selling it as the Fiddling Potter Studio. “I was an art teacher for 33 years,” Holland...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Trimble hot springs has new owners

Two Durango men have purchased Trimble Spa & Natural Hot Springs with plans to quickly replace the Olympic-size pool that has failed and to rename the business. Bryan Yearout and Dan Carter plan to...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Fire uses teamwork to support mental health

When Durango firefighters and paramedics pass through the city, they are reminded of past calls, like echoes in time – a crash at that intersection, a bodily trauma call in that house, the loss of...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters will be asked to create property tax for libraries

Voters in southwest La Plata County will be asked in November to save the libraries in the Sunnyside and Fort Lewis Mesa elementary schools by implementing a new property tax. Petitioners submitted...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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