Should Durango Parks and Recreation offer eGaming?

Durango is known for its outdoor lifestyle, but as the city looks to its future, video games could play a bigger role. It has been recommended the city consider adding eGaming to its diverse list...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wilderness Study Areas frozen in time in Southwest Colorado

Wilderness Study Areas have been a hot topic lately – some politicians are trying to do away with them, while others are trying to protect them. But what exactly is a Wilderness Study Area? The...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Bennet pushes education reform in Democratic presidential debate

A diverse group of 10 candidates in Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit spent much of the night taking jabs at one man on stage and another who wasn’t: former Vice President...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New federal funding lowers health insurance premiums on state exchange

Federal funding was approved Wednesday that will help Southwest Colorado residents save an average of 30% on insurance premiums purchased through the state health care exchange. “People that pay...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Perseid meteor shower will compete with light of full moon

Stargazers hoping to watch the annual Perseid meteor shower this month may be disappointed because a full moon Aug. 15 likely will wash out a number of meteors from view. Rather than the usual 60...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

A Grand Imperial melodrama

Fifty years ago, Gary Watkins was just a college kid looking for a summer job. Little did he know, 50 years later, he would be putting together a show to celebrate his past employment at the Grand...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Vallecito’s newest restaurant brings ‘mountain man’ culture to life

VALLECITO – At the Fur Trappers Steakhouse and Bar at Vallecito Lake, co-owner Cheryl Marable raced around checking temperatures, waiting on tables, placing orders and managing operations. Marable,...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington woman requires helicopter transport after crash west of Durango

A Farmington woman whose car went off U.S. Highway 160, west of Durango, required helicopter transport Wednesday morning after suffering injuries that left her in critical condition. Colorado State...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Movies playing in Durango Aug. 2-8

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (Monday only) When a couple air-headed rock-star wannabes are faced with the...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Victim, person of interest identified in shooting south of Durango

The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office has named a person of interest in a shooting July 19 south of Durango that left a man fighting for his life. Authorities said they are waiting for the victim’s...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Missing woman’s body recovered from high-alpine waterway

The search for a missing Louisiana woman who was swept away in a high-alpine mountain stream outside Silverton more than a month ago came to an end last week. Authorities announced late Tuesday...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man dies in shooting south of Durango, near state line

A man was shot and killed early Wednesday, prompting the closure of U.S. Highway 550 near the Colorado-New Mexico line as authorities searched for the suspected shooter. La Plata County Sheriff’s...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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