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Ignacio theater students staging performance, fundraiser

Head out for dinner and show next week when Ignacio High School theater students stage their production of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” The spaghetti dinner will be a fundraiser for the...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

A ‘soft opening’ could familiarize residents with Durango Mesa Park

While long-term funding is sought for a pricey new multi-event center and fairgrounds at Durango Mesa Park, local officials are looking for ways to get smaller projects started in the next few...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest restoration project could bolster timber industry

A new project to improve the health of 750,000 acres of forest in Southwest Colorado could open new opportunities for the timber industry to harvest more wood and use it in nontraditional ways. ...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Polis focuses on health care in address to state lawmakers

DENVER – Colorado Gov. Jared Polis urged lawmakers Thursday to join him in combating income inequality in a state where an economic boom has left too many behind, and he placed a particular...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Classic boys basketball tournament presents intriguing rivalry games

Four years ago, the Southwest Classic was a novel idea to bring some of the biggest boys basketball teams in Southwest Colorado together for a lively end to the non-conference season. Now, it’s...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Economists don’t see recession in 2020, including Southwest Colorado

With the United States in its longest economic expansion ever, worry about when the next recession hits and how it might harm Southwest Colorado seemed to be a shadow looming over the 28th annual...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community honors longtime firefighter who served regionally

FARMINGTON – Two large flags framed the entrance of San Juan College while first-responder and fire engines lined the curb in front of the Henderson Fine Arts Center on Thursday for the memorial...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Durango High School fashion students to send designs down runway

Durango will get a little more fashionable when Durango High School fashion students send models down the runway Wednesday night during their Fall/Winter Yin Yang Fashion Show. Kyle Houle, a senior...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Scattered, light snow expected in San Juan Mountains

Winter storms are expected to tease the San Juan Mountains with snow throughout the weekend, dropping fewer than 5 inches above 8,000 feet, according to the National Weather Service in Grand...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tri-State to close Colorado, New Mexico coal-fired power plants by 2030

Tri-State Generation and Transmission, the energy supplier for Southwest Colorado, announced Thursday it will close its coal-fired power plants in Colorado and New Mexico by 2030, a move that would...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Edgemont Ranch subdivision cited for not meeting water-quality standards

State regulators have issued Edgemont Ranch a notice of violation after the neighborhood’s drinking water did not meet health standards. On Dec. 3, the Colorado Department of Public Health and...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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