Colorado leads way with mail-in ballots, secretary of state says

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold visited Durango on Tuesday touting the benefits of the state’s long-established mail-in voting system. With COVID-19 rapidly changing electoral processes...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Property sale for 32nd Street underpass is a no-go

The city of Durango lost its chance, again, to buy one piece of property key to building the city’s preferred pedestrian bridge and underpass at 32nd Street in Durango. The city of Durango wants to...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Common Grounds Cafe helps special education students build work skills

Lou Hatten-Walker believes she would enjoy a career as a barista after working at the Common Grounds Cafe inside Durango Public Library. Hatten-Walker, 18, began working at Common Grounds when she...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Polis, CHSAA indicate high school football may be played this fall in Colorado

Football was on the mind of Colorado Gov. Jared Polis during his press conference Tuesday in Denver. The Denver Broncos are slated to play the season opener next week on Monday Night Football...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Pedestrian’s death on U.S. Highway 550 ruled a suicide

The driver of a vehicle that killed a female pedestrian on U.S. Highway 550 north of Durango last week will not be charged after authorities determined that the woman’s death was a suicide. The...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man arrested for suspected assault during violent Oregon protest

A 53-year-old Durango man taking part in a right-wing rally for President Donald Trump in Salem, Oregon, on Monday was arrested for allegedly assaulting a counterprotester, according to law...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango financial expert sees gold values rising higher

David McAlvany would never be so crass as to tell you he told you so, but the CEO of McAlvany Wealth Management, figured years ago gold was set to catch fire – but if you’re worried you’ve missed...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

New bakery in Dolores aids women in need

A nonprofit bakery with a larger mission to help women in need has launched in Dolores. Three Chicks Bakery and Deli was started by Alana Connelly and Layce Cates to provide support, employment and...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter storm warning issued for Southwest Colorado high country

After weeks of highs in the 90s, Southwest Coloradans can expect to see a frosting of snow in the San Juan Mountains on Wednesday morning – with rain expected in Durango and Cortez. “I would say it...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildfire smoke prompts air-quality alert for Southwest Colorado

Southwest Colorado residents woke up Monday to a red sun and hazy air caused by out-of-state wildfires that prompted an air-quality alert, according to the National Weather Service. An air-quality...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Florida Mesa Elementary student tests positive for COVID-19

A student at Florida Mesa Elementary has tested positive for COVID-19, and the student and classmates have begun a 14-day self-quarantine. The student was placed in an isolation room Tuesday after...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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