Truck driver cited in bus crash south of Telluride

The driver of a box truck that slammed into a passenger bus on Colorado Highway 145 south of Telluride was cited for careless driving, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The crash occurred May...

DATE: May 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New boxing gym offers training for seniors, Parkinson’s patients

George Keen, 90, picked up boxing gloves 10 months ago after giving up pickleball for fear of injury. The noncontact boxing training with coach Katy Kopec has helped improve his strength and...

DATE: May 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

PHOTO: All aboard to Silverton

DATE: May 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aerial arts, acrobatics showcase takes form of high school circus

Cirque de Lycée, a joint show put on by Durango Aerial Arts & Acrobatics and The Durango Circus, not only depicts high school life – the name of the show means “high school circus” in French – but...

DATE: May 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Colorado senators lead way on legalization of marijuana

WASHINGTON – Washington, D.C., became a little more “420 friendly” last month as Colorado Sens. Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet introduced two bills to ease federal regulation of the marijuana...

DATE: May 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water rates expected to rise nearly 75% for Ignacio residents on Oct. 1

There’s a rift between the town of Ignacio and the Southern Ute Utilities Division over water rates. The utility run by the Southern Ute Indian Tribe plans to charge the town 74% more to supply...

DATE: May 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Does La Plata County have too many nonprofits?

The number of nonprofits in La Plata County is a source of consternation for some community members, but determining whether the region is oversaturated is complicated, nonprofit directors say....

DATE: May 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nonprofits turn to individuals, grants when business donations decline

La Plata County nonprofits have been challenged by business consolidations and declines in the oil and gas industry, but they are expected to be a resilient sector of the economy.

DATE: May 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Call for equal women’s pay answered by Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic is an iconic event that has brought men and women from around the world to Durango each May to compete against each other and the train. Until 2019, the 48th edition...

DATE: May 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Did Colorado Legislature deepen rural-urban divide?

DENVER – Southwest Colorado lawmakers were instrumental in passing groundbreaking bills this legislative session that guarantee free early childhood education; lay the groundwork for a cheaper,...

DATE: May 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado embraces Super Tuesday, but at what cost?

DENVER – Colorado expects to pay about $6.3 million to run a March 2020 presidential primary, after a 2016 decision by voters to jettison a cheaper, but confusing, caucus process to determine...

DATE: May 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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