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Gov. Lujan Grisham: No contact sports permitted in New Mexico in fall 2020

New Mexico won’t see the beginning of football and soccer seasons this fall. In Thursday afternoon’s COVID-19 press conference from Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, it was announced contact sports such...

DATE: July 9, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 hours 59 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Charlie Daniels: ‘I would like to be remembered as an entertainer’

One of the best things about being Arts & Entertainment editor is the people I get to interview, whether it’s authors, filmmakers, artists or musicians, there’s something really cool about chatting...

DATE: July 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Historic Bayfield barn damaged by car crash

A historic barn in Bayfield was damaged Wednesday after a driver went 100 feet off the road and crashed, suffering serious injuries. Upper Pine River Fire Protection District Chief Bruce Evans said...

DATE: July 9, 2020 | UPDATED: 21 hours 35 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge denies request to move City Market arson trial out of Durango

The trial for a Fort Lewis College professor accused of starting a fire at City Market will remain in Durango after a request from defense attorneys to change the venue was denied Thursday. Bradley...

DATE: July 9, 2020 | UPDATED: 21 hours 35 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

At least $130M issued in PPP loans to businesses in Southwest Colorado

As businesses struggle to maintain revenue during the pandemic, data released this week by the U.S. Small Business Administration shines a light on which ones received money from the Paycheck...

DATE: July 9, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

How has social distancing changed cohousing community in Southwest Colorado?

At least twice a week, a dinner bell rang to call children exploring the great outdoors back home and adults in their houses to the community dinner at the Heartwood Cohousing community in...

DATE: July 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango townhome proposal, with rented studio space, receives cool reception

Durango City Council is considering a proposal for a townhome development on Rosemary Lane off of U.S. Highway 160 in the western part of the city. Of the 16 townhomes proposed, nine would have...

DATE: July 8, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s former finance director turns herself in for embezzling about $700,000

Durango’s former finance director, who is suspected of stealing more than $700,000 from the city of Durango, turned herself into authorities Wednesday, but quickly bonded out of custody. Julie...

DATE: July 8, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mental health services hearing more concerns over economic fallout

FARMINGTON – Since the coronavirus-induced state closures in early March, practitioners in San Juan County – already working to expand mental health services – have seen an uptick in anxiety and...

DATE: July 8, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New ELHI director sees bright future for community center

When Allison Leath rolled into the Pine River Valley after a whirlwind adventure, she was ready to invest in her new community. A job as executive director of the ELHI Community Center in Ignacio...

DATE: July 8, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Former Cortez finance director faces embezzlement charge

Felony charges have been filed against the former Cortez finance director in the city’s embezzlement case. Katheryn Moss, 70, faces one charge of theft and one charge of embezzlement of public...

DATE: July 8, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Movies playing in Durango July 10-16

Durango Stadium 9 (Next to Durango Mall, 247-9799, www.allentheatresinc.com) Black Panther T’Challa returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his...

DATE: July 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

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