New gaming store opens in Durango

It might come as a surprise to some that Daniel Perez, the owner of Guild House Games, does not consider himself a gamer. Perez, 47, was encouraged by his longtime girlfriend to open a gaming...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango’s KFC closed Wednesday

The Kentucky Fried Chicken at 2933 Main Ave. shut down at 9 p.m. Wednesday. According to manager Natlio Mendoza, the KFC corporate office did not want to renew that location’s lease, which resulted...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Celebration of life scheduled for Snowdown Follies participant

A celebration of life for longtime Durango resident Adele Nielsen will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Elks Lodge, 901 East Second Ave. Nielsen, a frequent participant in the Snowdown ...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Movies playing in Durango June 2-8

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com) Norman Persistent wheeler-dealer Norman falls in with an Israeli politician on the rise. Rated R. The Zookeeper’s...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Road work scheduled Wednesday and Thursday on Farmington Hill

Drivers can expect delays Wednesday and Thursday on a five-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 550, from Farmington Hill south to County Road 302. The two-day chip-and-seal project will cause delays from...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coldplay, Bieber to join Ariana Grande at Manchester concert

NEW YORK – Justin Bieber, Coldplay and Katy Perry will join Ariana Grande at a charity concert in Manchester, England, on Sunday. Grande announced Tuesday that the “One Love Manchester” show will...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Gregg Allman’s rock odyssey spanned worlds

If America really is a melting pot, music is what melts first. Gregg Allman lived to prove that. Not long after the Allman Brothers Band first started liquefying rock, blues, country and soul into...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Groups partner to clean up Animas Watershed

The Florida River starts in the pristine waters of the high country of the Weminuche Wilderness, but throughout its nearly 62-mile-long journey to the Animas River, it picks up enough E. coli to...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango to offer archaeology, development workshops

The city of Durango Community Development Department will host two workshops related to archaeological mitigation for development projects June 1 at Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main...

DATE: May 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hospital Provider Fee reform signed into law in Colorado

DENVER – The saga of the Hospital Provider Fee came to an end Tuesday in Fowler, a town of just over 1,100 people east of Pueblo, when Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 267 into law. The...

DATE: May 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Downtown ambassador season extended

As part of an effort to combat the negative image of panhandling downtown, the Business Improvement District’s downtown ambassadors will extend their season, and Manna recently produced...

DATE: May 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sailboat hits line, briefly knocks out power to 400 in Durango

A sailboat mast tangled with power lines Tuesday afternoon, shutting off power to about 400 customers east of downtown Durango, a spokeswoman with the La Plata Electric Association said. Indiana...

DATE: May 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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