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Photo: Shiny and new for Christmas

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Demon Cares Closet provides private help to needy teens

Families whose budgets barely cover housing and food often find school supplies and clothes are out of reach. Other students are homeless, couch surfing or living in cars. Enter the Demon Cares...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango soccer puts on 2nd-half show in CHSAA playoff against Pueblo South

A bouncing ball moving quickly on a brisk Durango night was hard to control in the first half. In the second half, everything changed. Under the stadium lights at Durango High School, the Demons’...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bayfield volleyball digs deep against Durango

Durango said it was ready for a rematch with Bayfield. The Demons proved it Tuesday night. After falling 3-0 to the Bayfield High School volleyball team at home Sept. 27, Durango High was ready to...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango City Council asks for clean sidewalks, panhandling outreach

The Durango City Council focused on cleaning sidewalks, marketing and panhandling outreach while reviewing the Business Improvement District ’s budget Tuesday. The BID is funded mainly by a...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge tosses lawsuit filed by Mark Redwine

A contentious legal battle between Mark Redwine and Elaine Hall, the parents of a teen boy who went missing nearly four years ago, came to an end Tuesday in a La Plata County courtroom. District...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Friends say Franklin ‘Kwin’ Kuhlke ‘brought a light’

The cause of death for Franklin “Kwin” Kuhlke, 27, who died Friday, is pending toxicology results that should be available in about a month. “There were no gunshot or stab wounds or medical...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County barking dog law advances

La Plata County commissioners are moving forward with the county’s first regulations to rein in barking dogs and expect to enact the new rules by year’s end. The county has spent a year drafting...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Amendment 71 creates odd bedfellows

DENVER – Forget “The Odd Couple,” opponents of Amendment 71 in Colorado could have their own sitcom, “Odd Bedfellows.” The coalition opposed to making it more difficult to amend the state...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Library offers after-school program for teens

The Durango Public Library offers Tuesday Teen Time for ages 12-18 every Tuesday when school is in session. Teens are invited to drop in from 4 to 5 p.m. for crafts, games and snacks. No...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango vape shop burglarized overnight

David Panter, owner of Third Eye Vapor in north Durango, walked into work Tuesday to find burglars had stolen an estimated couple thousand dollars of merchandise overnight. “I’m still compiling a...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Haunted house fundraiser this weekend in Ignacio

A haunted house fundraiser will take place from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the ELHI Community Center, at Colorado highways 151 and 172 in Ignacio. Experience Frau Blucher’s...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News