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Change coming to 2017 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

It is going to be a year of experimentation for the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic . The 2017 event will be the 46th installment of the wildly popular cycling race from Durango to Silverton. While the...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Lottery adds midday jackpot game

Gamblers will now have two chances to win at “Pick 3” starting Sunday, when the Colorado Lottery will introduce a second drawing for the jackpot game. The new drawing will take place at 1:30 p.m....

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man pleads guilty in child sex sting

A Durango man pleaded guilty Friday to attempted solicitation of a child for prostitution in an investigation in which seven men were arrested in connection with a three-day sex sting conducted...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police remind residents to lock cars after burglaries

Police are reminding residents to remove valuables and lock their car doors after a spate of burglaries earlier this month in a Durango neighborhood. The thefts occurred late Oct. 15 or early Oct....

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pine River Library will help you write your novel

The Pine River Library will help you write your novel during NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo is a nonprofit event that encourages aspiring writers to tackle the challenge of...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Elks Club helps put the fright in Halloween

Be prepared for a fright: Nightmare on Elks Street is the theme of a haunted house at the Elks Lodge, 901 East Second Ave. Admission is $5 per person, or a can of food or a donation for the kid’s...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County takes step toward Denver TV access

La Plata County took another step in a decades-long journey toward Denver TV access this week as county commissioners unanimously voted to petition the Federal Communications Commission for a...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

BHS Marching Wolverines win regionals

For the first time in school history, Bayfield High School took a first-place award at regionals in Grand Junction. All of the band members’ hard work culminates this weekend and Monday at two more...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Train ridership up 4 percent this year

Ridership on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is up about 4 percent this year – a positive trend, especially coming off a strong year in 2015, said Christian Robbins, marketing...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parks and Wildlife giving away salmon at Lake Nighthorse

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is giving away kokanee salmon to fishing license holders at Lake Nighthorse on Nov. 4, 11 and 18. Recipients must present a 2016 Colorado fishing license and should...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

End-of-life ballot issue stirs passion on both sides

DENVER – As the election nears, proponents of granting terminally ill patients access to life-ending medication are attempting to debunk “fears” around the ballot measure. Opponents have pushed a...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News