Durango Police Department sets sights on body cameras

Following multiple roadblocks and delays, officers with the Durango Police Department could be equipped with body cameras by summer 2018. Up until recently, the daunting task of managing the data...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Geothermal domes nurture plants and learning in Pagosa Springs

After about a year of gardening in a dome on the banks of the San Juan River in Pagosa Springs, the Geothermal Greenhouse Partnership plans to start construction on two more domes this spring. ...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talks to return court functions to Pagosa Springs called ‘frank and productive’

A meeting Wednesday to find a short-term solution to woes at the Archuleta County Courthouse, which have driven court operations from Pagosa Springs to Durango, was described as “frank” and...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Traffic lights may signal start of hotel construction on Camino del Rio

Traffic lights and cones sprung up Wednesday along Camino del Rio near Natural Grocers and the site of a future hotel. The lights are required to control traffic while commercial trucks work on the...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

KD’s Alley Caffe celebrates 5 years in Ignacio

Building success on organic coffee, breakfast burritos and fresh panini sandwiches, KD’s Alley Caffe has added another element to its eatery, Back Alley BBQ. Located at 565 Goddard Ave. in downtown...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Ignacio asking for 1-cent sales tax increase this spring

If approved by voters, a 1-cent sales tax increase in Ignacio would be used for capital improvement projects in town, such as water, gas, sewer, irrigation and street improvements. The town’s board...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Small donations add up to help forest health in Southwest Colorado

A few extra dollars can go a long way toward protecting forests of the San Juan Mountains. This year, Purgatory Resort and Hermosa Tours, a mountain bike tour company, will take part in the...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Movies playing in Durango Dec. 29-Jan. 4

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) Lady Bird Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) fights against – but is exactly like – her wildly...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Newborns’ first gift: Knitted caps from Durango Mad Hatters

Mandy Fuehrer is looking for a few good knitters and crocheters to boost the ranks of her corps of volunteers who create hats given to every newborn at Mercy Regional Medical Center. “In all these...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prep Spotlight: Kaleb McMunn possesses all traits to lead a young Durango High School wrestling team

Leadership is at a premium for the Durango High School wrestling team, and fortunately for the Demons they have Kaleb McMunn to shoulder the responsibility. McMunn, a senior at DHS and the Demons’...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

New year could bring snow to Southwest Colorado

Unseasonably warm temperatures may have more people in Durango enjoying ice cream than skiing – a trend that is expected to continue for at least the next week. And while ice cream parlors are...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Smoke, but no fire

DATE: Dec. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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