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Durango School District to seek $90M in new bonds

Voters will be asked in November to approve $90 million in bonds for Durango public schools and the three charter schools in town. The Durango School District 9-R Board of Education unanimously...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango wrestles with housing affordability

As rising home prices in Durango continue to outpace annual income growth, city officials are trying to create more affordable options. The city of Durango adopted a housing plan in 2018 that laid...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspected Speedway robber arrested in Kansas

A man suspected of a Sunday spree of attempted armed robberies at Speedway gas stations and convenience stores – two in the Durango area and another in Montrose – was arrested Monday morning west...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School adapts to deal with COVID-19

Students will spend two days a week in classrooms and three days a week learning remotely at home at Animas High School as the charter prepares to open Monday for the second school year affected by...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man returns home to find truck dismantled at Durango-La Plata County Airport

Jim Scholan, who lives east of Durango, has raised questions about security at Durango-La Plata County Airport after his truck was vandalized in the paid parking lot. Scholan left his vehicle at...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bear rescued in East Canyon Fire released back into the wild

A bear injured in the East Canyon Fire earlier this summer west of Durango was released Monday after a successful rehabilitation. Colorado Parks and Wildlife received a call from fire personnel...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jurors enter deliberation in Bayfield child sex assault case

Jurors began deliberating Tuesday afternoon but did not come to a decision by the end of the day on whether a Pagosa Springs man is guilty of sexually assaulting a girl in Bayfield in 2018. The...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Face masks 101: How to wear, care for face coverings

Face coverings have become a part of daily life during the coronavirus pandemic, but even the most well-intentioned wearer makes some common mask mistakes. Local public health and mask design...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango sales, lodgers taxes down in June, but the news isn’t all bad

Sales and lodgers tax numbers for June may look scary, but given what was anticipated at the end of March, when COVID-19 first hit, economic development and community leaders across Durango are...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Centura Health seeks to delay, dismiss billing lawsuit

Surprise medical bills are a burden on hospital patients who do not anticipate paying out of pocket for elective procedures and other forms of pre-planned care. Complaints about the unforeseen...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crash on Missionary Ridge results in injuries

Two people were taken to a hospital Sunday after driving off a road on Missionary Ridge, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Forest Service spokeswoman Esther Godson said a vehicle with two...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County to begin several road improvement projects this week

Several La Plata County roads are set for repairs over the next two weeks. On Monday, the county’s Road and Bridge crew began chip-and-seal projects on 1.25 miles of County Road 509 and 2 miles of...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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