New cider and wine company starting in Mancos

Three entrepreneurs hope to put Mancos on the map in the hard cider industry this year. Earlier this year, Sam Perry, Neal Wight and Joe Buckel rented a space in the former La Plata Millworks...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Man gets community service for duct-taping dog’s mouth shut

A 23-year-old Florida man who duct-taped his dog’s mouth shut and left the animal in a parked car pleaded guilty last week and will have to complete 100 hours of community service and buy a proper...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Supernova Furniture heads donation drive to help Houston

In response to the catastrophic flooding in Houston, Texas, Supernova Furniture, with Justin Dibiase, owner of Jimmy Johns, and Justin Ping of III% United Patriots, organized a donation drive...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boy, 9, on a mission to protect national monuments

Nine-year-old Robbie Bond is on a mission to protect the country’s national monuments and parks, and in the process, he’s well on his way to visiting all 27 sites by the end of the year. On...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pot-related traffic fatalities are up sharply in Colorado

DENVER – The number of drivers involved in fatal crashes in Colorado who tested positive for marijuana has more than doubled since 2013, federal and state data show. A Denver Post analysis of the...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Identities of men involved in Archuleta County shooting released

The Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office has released more information on the shooting that occurred on Aug. 23, including the identities of those involved, that left a 65-year-old Durango man dead....

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

City of Durango wins grant to upgrade technology in transit buses

The city has received a $100,000 federal grant to install new technology in all Durango transit buses next year. The upgrades could include more payment options for customers, automated stop...

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

Upper Pine fire sends assistance to Hurricane Harvey victims

As thousands of relief workers descend on Texas for what’s being called the worst natural disaster in the state’s history, a small unit from Southwest Colorado will be among the ranks. On Friday,...

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

36-year-old man airlifted to Mercy on Saturday after ATV accident

A 36-year-old man was airlifted to Mercy Regional Medical Center on Saturday in critical condition after an ATV accident near Lemon Reservoir. According to Upper Pine River Fire Protection District...

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

Fire northwest of Bayfield likely accidental

A fire northwest of Bayfield on Saturday that caused upward of $700,000 in damages is likely to be ruled accidental, Upper Pine River Protection Fire Protection District Chief Bruce Evans said. The...

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

Police investigate double stabbing at homeless camp

Police are searching for a man suspected of stabbing two people early Monday at a homeless camp west of Durango city limits. Hernando Tsosie, 39, is suspected of stabbing two men shortly after 3...

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

Judge Martha Minot can be tough – and also bake you a cake

La Plata County Judge Martha Minot, who bakes cakes for defendants, is a pioneer of problem-solving courts and handles one of the heaviest caseloads in the state of Colorado, will retire Tuesday...

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

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