Headlines

Durangoan’s book takes readers behind lines of Nazi-occupied France

For Daniel Guiet, the tin bread box that traveled with his family wherever they moved was a box full of mysteries. And then one day, he had the chance to open it, discovering inside some of the...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Books

Mancos residents protest ICE detentions

About two dozen Mancos residents gathered in front of the local car wash Thursday morning to oppose recent activity by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. The protest comes after...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Price of Trump’s tariffs on China hits Durango

Durangoans are feeling a pinch from tariffs President Donald Trump has placed on imports from China, but effects are more severe on some products than others. Electronics, excluding televisions,...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Tri-State lobbying group that fought Clean Air Act dissolves

A lobbying firm that fought environmental protections and received funding from large utilities, such as Tri-State Generation and Transmission, plans to dissolve. Tri-State provides power to...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Potatoes to the people

DATE: May 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Conviction overturned in gang rape case

A judge ordered the release of a Durango man from a six-year prison sentence this week after the alleged victim testified in the trial of a co-defendant that the sexual contact between her and the...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School students record oral histories of longtime residents

Jai Fallows, Deandra Shideler and Cooper Machicek, freshmen at Animas High School, are budding historians. But rather than starting with something as auspicious as World War I or 14th century...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

More rain, and perhaps a hint of snow in Southwest Colorado

Southwest Colorado’s especially wet spring is expected to bring more precipitation toward the end of the week – with even a slight chance of snowflakes mixed with raindrops Friday night and...

DATE: May 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata Electric Association releases salary for new CEO

La Plata Electric Association’s new CEO will earn more than her predecessor. Jessica Matlock will make $285,000 annually, a bit more than current co-op CEO Mike Dreyspring, who earns $252,948,...

DATE: May 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school board questions funding Juniper School renovations

Durango School District 9-R’s board expressed reservations this week about granting The Juniper School a loan to renovate its new buildings. The Juniper School plans to move from a building it...

DATE: May 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Man suspected of stealing safe from Humane Society thrift store

Police have arrested a man suspected of stealing a safe containing cash, jewelry and electronics Monday from the La Plata County Humane Society Thrift Store. Calob Harris, 23, of Durango was nabbed...

DATE: May 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Death of man found off Smelter Mountain ruled accidental

The death of a Durango man who was found dead last month on Smelter Mountain has been ruled an accident, according to a final autopsy report. David Mondragon, 31, was found dead April 26 after it...

DATE: May 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

click here to add your event
Area Events
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus

Find:
Where: