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Farmers Market Profile: Sacred Song Farm reinvigorates the land

Sacred Song Farm, which specializes in beef, lamb and pork, is on a mission to reinvigorate the land around it. “We rotate our animals every single day,” said Scott Hauck, who manages the...

DATE: May 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango School District board reviews partial lunch policy after Facebook fundraiser

The Durango School District 9-R board reviewed school lunch policy Tuesday after a sign posted at Miller Middle School in April announced partial lunches would be served to students with debt. The...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bills may bring a new era for the environment in Colorado

More than a dozen new energy and environment bills are headed to Gov. Jared Polis for a signature. They cover an array of issues from the oversight of electrical generating companies to how...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango anglers set to head to Alaska for salmon run

As rafters, hikers and bikers dust off their gear in Durango, the Alaskan coast is waking up for the salmon season before the coveted fish start their journey from the Pacific Ocean to perform...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Food

Police identify Ignacio man found dead Monday

Authorities on Tuesday released the name of an Ignacio man whose death is under investigation by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. La Plata County Sheriff Sean Smith said authorities responded...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District expected to fund branch libraries for one more year

Satellite locations of the Durango Public Library at Sunnyside and Fort Lewis Mesa elementary schools are expected to stay open through June 2020 thanks to funding from Durango School District 9-R,...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Trial begins for Durango man suspected in gang rape

A Durango man accused of sexually assaulting a woman at gunpoint in 2017 – a felony charge that carries a minimum of 16 years in prison if found guilty – is standing trial this week. Devin “Ducky”...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Movies playing in Durango May 17-23

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) The River and the Wall Five friends go on an immersive adventure through the unknown wilds of the Texas...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

With industry shifts, La Plata County reaches out to oil and gas companies

It’s good to know your neighbors, at least that’s the approach La Plata County is taking with oil and gas companies operating in Southwest Colorado. La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Big Picture students learn basics in nontraditional classes

In an effort to spark interest and increase graduation rates, Big Picture High School eliminated traditional, semester-long classes this year in favor of shorter classes that sample various...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Attorney general confident maker of OxyContin will settle Colorado lawsuit

Colorado’s lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, is likely to end in a settlement that could give the state ten of millions to invest in addiction treatment, state Attorney General...

DATE: May 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Isolated storm brings dime-sized hail, 57 mph wind gust

An isolated thunderstorm pelted downtown Durango with dime-sized hail and blasted the Durango-La Plata County Airport with a 57 mph wind gust Monday afternoon. The narrow cell tracked from north to...

DATE: May 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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