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Fix to marijuana taxes for special districts headed to Colorado governor

Special districts like the eight-county metro Denver Regional Transportation District and a hospital district on the Western Slope can breathe easier this week after the Colorado state Senate...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Beyond tent cities, Durango-area residents consider village for the homeless

As city of Durango and La Plata County officials wrestle with options for a temporary camp for homeless people, some advocates are floating the idea of a tiny home village to house residents living...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango delays cuts to transit service

Cuts to the city’s transit routes will start in May instead of April, Durango City Councilors agreed Tuesday. The new date was one of a few tweaks to a larger plan to cut two transit routes that...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Avalanche work planned for Red Mountain Pass

The Colorado Department of Transportation will conduct avalanche mitigation work on U.S. Highway 550 on Red Mountain Pass on Wednesday. Motorists traveling over Red Mountain Pass, between Silverton...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prep Spotlight: Durango wrestler Rashaad Liggins rises to state level

Rashaad Liggins has a way of sneaking up and surprising people. He did it in the final few games of the football season, and he’s doing it now as the only member of the Durango High School...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durangoans to stand in solidarity with victims of sexual assault, harassment

Durangoans will stand in solidarity with those who have experienced sexual assault, harassment and victimization as they gather Saturday to say, “Me too.” The Durango #MeToo March and Rally is...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Hesperus Ski Area to open Wednesday

Hesperus Ski Area announced Tuesday it will open for the season on Wednesday, after recent snowfall provided enough coverage for skiing and snowboarding. According to a news release, Hesperus...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Unless you’re a citizen, legal marijuana isn’t for you

Marijuana may be a multi-billion dollar industry in Colorado, but cannabis is still illegal federally – so any job in the industry can be considered trafficking in a controlled substance. Normally,...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Trump fights releasing details on national monument decision

BOISE, Idaho – The U.S. government says it does not have to release documents involving legal arguments for President Donald Trump’s decision to shrink national monuments because they are protected...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Photos: La Plata County doesn’t completely escape winter

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman who hit bicyclist sentenced to two years of probation

A 22-year-old Durango woman was sentenced Tuesday to two years of probation for careless driving causing bodily injury, a Class 1 misdemeanor, after hitting a bicyclist on north Main Avenue in...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Movies playing in Durango Feb. 16-22

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) NTLive’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” (11 a.m. Saturday only) In the early hours of the morning on the campus...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV