State championship Bayfield football team stunned by CHSAA all-state awards

Bayfield High School won the Class 2A football state championship and expected all the honors that come along with winning a title. Thursday morning, the Wolverines were stunned. When the Colorado...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

80 applicants expected to seek Fort Lewis College presidency

Thirty-eight candidates have applied to replace Dene Thomas as president of Fort Lewis College, 39 others have expressed interest in applying and 44 candidates have been nominated. By Feb. 1, 2018,...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

USA Cycling launches national teams; Durango’s Howard Grotts, Christopher Blevins selected

USA Cycling has its eyes on bringing home more medals at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. With that in mind, the nation’s governing body will bring back a national team for 51 athletes across all...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango middle-schooler makes his directorial debut

Not many seventh-graders get to screen a film at an actual movie theater – popcorn, Icees and all. That’s exactly what 12-year-old Aiden Hurley did Sunday morning at Stadium 9. To a crowd of about...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

St. Columba middle-schoolers take on challenging ‘Into the Woods’

This weekend, middler-schoolers in St. Columba School’s Arts Elective Program will be taking on some pretty challenging roles – on stage, behind the scenes and in the orchestra pit. The students...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Carjacking suspect charged with multiple felonies

A Durango man accused of an armed carjacking last month at Fort Lewis College was charged Thursday in District Court with multiple felonies. Roger Chase Brassard, 25, is accused of second-degree...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County family sues Colorado State Patrol for shooting dog

A La Plata County family filed a lawsuit this week against the Colorado State Patrol for shooting a pit bull in October, ultimately leading to the animal having to be euthanized because of its...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Isolated storm hits Red Mountain Pass with snow

An overnight storm created slick conditions Thursday morning on Red Mountain Pass, prompting the Colorado Department of Transportation to issue a chain law on U.S. Highway 550. Webcams showed a...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mark Redwine makes brief court appearance for status conference

The defense team for Mark Redwine, the man accused of killing his son, asked the court for more time to examine thousands of pages of police reports and other documents in the case that garnered...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Memorials scheduled for Aztec High School shooting victims

Memorial services are planned for the two victims of last week’s shooting at Aztec High School. A memorial service will be held Friday for Francisco Fernandez, with family friends asking anyone...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango schools look to enhance emergency drills

Law enforcement officers might become more involved in regular emergency drills held in Durango schools, offer critiques of top school administrators’ table-top emergency drills and maybe even...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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