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People magazine names Julia Roberts ‘World’s Most Beautiful’

LOS ANGELES – Julia Roberts is more than just a “Pretty Woman.” People magazine has named her the “World’s Most Beautiful Woman” for a record fifth time. The magazine announced Roberts’ selection...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Trails 2000 offers daily trail condition updates

For those who frequent trails around Durango, there’s a new resource that provides daily updates on trail conditions. Mary Monroe, executive director of Trails 2000, said the organization started...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County Eye and Ear looks for volunteers to remain solvent

It reads like a classic case of déjà vu. In the winter of 2010, La Plata County Eye and Ear, a nonprofit that provides eyeglasses to children and adults under the national poverty rate, was in dire...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango City Council approves mixed-use building on Escalante Drive

A mixed-use building on Escalante Drive was approved by the Durango City Council Tuesday. Jerry and Karen Zink are proposing the three-story building that will house retail, restaurant and meeting...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado lawmakers move ahead with K-12 marijuana education bank

DENVER – Colorado lawmakers are embracing the NBC motto of “the more you know” as they navigate the realities of legalized medical and recreational marijuana. This can been seen in a piece of...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango mayor selected, new candidates sworn in

Newly elected Durango City officials took their oaths of office Tuesday in City Hall. Councilors Sweetie Marbury and Dick White said emotional farewells to former mayor Christina Rinderle and...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College’s Steffensen among elite young men’s basketball coaches

Daniel Steffensen looks like he could still suit up and play for the Skyhawks. His shot is still as deadly as ever, and he can go toe-to-toe with most players in practice. The associate head coach...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Second man pleads guilty in home-invasion shooting death

A second man who participated in a home-invasion robbery that resulted in the death of a Fort Lewis College student pleaded guilty Tuesday to burglary, robbery and second-degree murder. Alvin...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado lawmakers defeat bill expanding business owners’ ability to deny service

DENVER – An attempt to expand business owners’ ability to deny service to customers based on personal beliefs was defeated by a bipartisan group of Colorado lawmakers Tuesday in the Senate. Senate...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bail set at $500,000 for Durango man suspected of killing wife

Bail was set at $500,000 for a Durango man suspected of strangling his wife earlier this week in the Lightner Creek Mobile Home Park, a couple miles west of Durango. Silvino Martinez-Perez, 35,...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Movies playing in Durango April 21-27

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) This Beautiful Fantastic Bella Brown is a beautifully quirky young woman who dreams of writing and illustrating a...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

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