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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

Elder’s Greenhouse and Garden buys the farm – in a good way

David Elder of Elder’s Greenhouse & Garden has been growing plants commercially for 29 years, but didn’t buy his own farm until just this last year. Elder and his wife, Pam, previously grew...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Uranium waste, long thought cleaned, remains a part of Durango properties

It turns out more than 100 properties in Durango were missed during a massive, multi-million dollar cleanup in the 1980s of radioactive waste that was once used for the construction of homes,...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper, moderates target liberal Democrats in debate

Moderate candidates for president ganged up on two liberal front-runners Tuesday night in the first of two Democratic primary debates in Detroit this week. From the outset, former Colorado Gov....

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Andre Michaud sets a new Colorado Trail FKT

Andre Michaud first wanted to attempt a fastest-known time (FKT) record attempt on the famed Colorado Trail in 2017. The Peak 2 Fire near Breckenridge ended his journey early. A year later, it was...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Monsoon arrives, bringing risk of flooding

Grab an umbrella and raincoat: The monsoon has arrived. And with the seasonal storms, an increased chance of flooding below the 416 Fire burn scar. While new vegetation has greened up parts of the...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vandalism, theft reported at movie theater parking lot

Three cars were broken into Monday night in the parking lot at Durango Stadium 9 Movie Theatre. Durango Police Department Cmdr. Ray Shupe said the vehicles had their windows broken sometime between...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Construction to reinstall features begins at Navajo State Park

Construction has started to reinstall the dock, boat slips, store and utility lines at Navajo State Park after they were removed earlier this year for fear of damage. The features were removed...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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