Country rocker, part-time Durango-area resident Charlie Daniels dies at 83

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Country music singer and part-time La Plata County resident Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at age 83. A statement from his publicist...

DATE: July 6, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico summit takes regional approach to local food

FARMINGTON – The third annual Northwest New Mexico Local Food Summit promises to dish out local food news again this year, but in a virtual space. To ensure the safety of community members, the...

DATE: July 6, 2020 | UPDATED: 15 hours 55 minutes ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

La Plata County brings the fight back to noxious weeds

Invasive and noxious weeds beware – La Plata County is reinvesting money to fight the environmental intruders after years of financial constraints that forced county officials to reduce funding for...

DATE: July 6, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Chief’s depiction a sign of the times

Dear Action Line: If a 40-foot unflattering caricature of a white person was used to advertise a Durango business, what would the sign look like and what kind of business would it be? – Fair’s fair...

DATE: July 6, 2020 | COLUMN: Action Line

Mancos Farmers Market in full bloom

Summer is in full swing, and local farmers markets have sprung up throughout the Four Corners area. Mancos’ Thursday afternoon market is three weeks in, stationed in a small park across Grand...

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio Community Library reopens to indoor use

Ignacio community members will finally be able to enjoy time inside the town’s library after months of coronavirus-related closures and adapted services. Following public health guidelines, the...

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

The River Bar and Grill agrees to revamp operations, gets new license

The Dolores Town Board voted unanimously to renew the liquor license for The River Bar and Grill after the general manager agreed to revamp operations to prevent liquor violations. The restaurant...

DATE: July 5, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cox Canyon fire near New Mexico line at 130 acres

The Cox Canyon fire burning near the Colorado-New Mexico line north of Aztec was about 130 acres in size as of Sunday morning, according to the San Juan County Fire Department. The blaze started...

DATE: July 5, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Sweetwater Lake purchased by national environmental nonprofit

Despite the six-hour drive from Durango, Sweetwater Lake in Garfield County has been a popular place to go boating, hiking and camping for decades in Colorado. But large swaths of the expansive...

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

How GOP newcomer Lauren Boebert won the primary election

In a decisive Democratic primary election, former state legislator Diane Mitsch Bush prevailed over business owner James Iacino to earn a spot on the ballot for the 3rd Congressional District’s...

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Second Time Around gets a second lease on life

Durangoans watching out for each other and a bit of luck kept the doors open at one of the town’s longtime consignment shops, Second Time Around. The shop has even gained a bit more prominence...

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

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