SUV crashes at Sonic

A woman was pulling out of the drive-thru at Sonic Drive-In Saturday in an SUV about 1:30 p.m. when she hit a pole supporting the awning at the restaurant. The driver thought she had her foot on...

DATE: June 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Men Who Grill heats up Durango

A sign that summer is here in Durango is the annual Men Who Grill event, which was held Saturday at Buckley Park. A fundraiser for the Women’s Resource Center, Men Who Grill pits teams against each...

DATE: June 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Adam West learned to embrace Batman role he couldn’t shake

LOS ANGELES – Before Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, Christian Bale and Ben Affleck wore Batman’s cape in a stream of Hollywood blockbusters, there was Adam West. West’s deadpan...

DATE: June 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Batman’ star Adam West dead at 88

LOS ANGELES – Adam West, whose straight-faced portrayal of Batman in a 1960s TV series lifted the tight-clad Caped Crusader into the national consciousness, has died at age 88, his family said...

DATE: June 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

The truth behind a frontier myth in Pagosa Springs

Just west of Pagosa Springs is a small roadside park north of the highway. A bronze plaque set in granite says that more than a century ago Capt. Albert Pfeiffer stripped naked on behalf of Utes in...

DATE: June 10, 2017 | COLUMN: Gulliford's Travels

Illegal mountain bike trail in Hermosa destroyed by rangers

Local volunteers helped rangers from the Columbine District of the San Juan National Forest destroy an illegal mountain bike trail southeast of the Hermosa Creek Campground. The rogue path was in...

DATE: June 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ride the Rockies rolls into Durango

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

Great Old Broads start Montezuma County chapter

The environmental activist group Great Old Broads for Wilderness has started a new chapter in Montezuma County. The national organization, based in Durango, has 36 chapters – mostly in the Western...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Inside the military tactics used during Standing Rock

As people nationwide rallied last year to support the Standing Rock Sioux's attempts to block the Dakota Access Pipeline, a private security firm with experience fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Buffers around pot shops in Durango will be discussed Monday

The city is considering a change to marijuana regulations that could allow more opportunity for pot shops to open. Marijuana business owners asked the city to consider changing how it measures...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officers learn skills at SWAT team training in Durango

More than 20 officers from 12 regional law enforcement agencies, including the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office and Durango Police Department, are taking part in a weeklong Introduction to Basic...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Fire seeks feedback on proposed station locations

Three alternatives for rebuilding the downtown fire station will be presented Tuesday during an open house. Station No. 2 near the intersection of 12th Street and Camino del Rio must be replaced...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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