Paul Boyer to speak Jan. 19 at Durango Photography Club meeting

The Durango Photography Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Pine Room at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Participants will learn what defines a winning photograph and how to make...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Prep Spotlight: Kylie Behn helps Durango High divers dominate

The Durango High School diving team has been completely dominant this season. The Demons consistently have a handful of the top divers at each meet, and their efforts are critical to the team’s...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Montezuma County Historical Society’s collections need new home

The Montezuma County Historical Society is in a game of musical chairs as Cortez and county officials prepare to move into new offices and sell old ones. The historical society depended on City...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

El Moro Spirits and Tavern sets date to reopen

After more than three months of reconstruction to repair damage caused by an Oct. 5 structural fire, El Moro Spirits and Tavern is set for a soft reopening Thursday. “It’s going to take us a few...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

New Mexico bill would spare bears that attack humans

SANTA FE – New Mexico lawmakers may scrap and rewrite regulations that currently mandate the euthanizing of bears and other wild animals that attack a human so that the animals can be tested for...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Democrat to announce 2018 run for governor

DENVER – Former state Sen. Mike Johnston will kick off the 2018 Democratic primary on Tuesday by announcing that he’s running for governor. The early move by Johnston, a former teacher, high school...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

At Fort Lewis College, march, events mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day

A light snow began to fall as nearly 200 people took part in Fort Lewis College’s annual March of Solidarity for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the theme of which was “how do we carry on Dr. King’s...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Girl, 16, believed to have run away, found safe in Albuquerque

A 16-year-old Durango girl who supposedly ran away with a 21-year-old heroin user has been located. Hannah Bissell was found about 11 a.m. or noon Sunday in Albuquerque, said her step-father, James...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County may update marijuana licensing rules

La Plata County wants feedback from the public as it considers updates to county marijuana licensing regulations to create a more flexible permitting process for applicants. Proposed revisions...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow line remains just out of Durango’s reach this winter

A series of Pacific storms have buried much of the Rocky Mountains with above-average snowfall this winter, but warm conditions have meant mostly rain at lower elevations such as Durango. If all...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM official supports development of new Mancos trails

MANCOS – Recreation groups met with federal and local officials last week to push for biking, hiking and horseback trails on three Bureau of Land Management parcels along U.S. Highway 160 north of...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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