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Movies playing in Durango Jan. 24-30

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) NTLive: All My Sons (Saturday and Sunday) America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, House lawmakers propose changes to Endangered Species Act

Local agencies working on the ground should decide whether to list a species as endangered under the Endangered Species Act, according to a renewed bill from Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez. The bill,...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Artist renderings depict $4.1M pedestrian bridge over 32nd Street, Animas River

For anyone imagining what a $4.1 million pedestrian bridge crossing the Animas River and 32nd Street might look like, the city has released a couple of artist renderings previewing the proposed...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Unique pizza operation opens in Forest Lakes subdivision

A Forest Lakes couple has found a new business model for a small restaurant. The married co-owners, Erik and Elizabeth von Tauffkirchen, do not have a storefront, servers or tables – nor do they...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Does Durango have blight? The answer could help city redevelop

Does Durango have blighted neighborhoods in need of help? For some city officials and business representatives, the answer is yes. “I do think that there are areas in our community that still...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former La Plata County Sheriff’s deputy sentenced for careless driving causing death

A former La Plata County Sheriff’s deputy is serving a 10-day jail sentence as punishment for a crash that killed Greg Ryder, a longtime, regular performer at the Diamond Belle Saloon and The...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango City Council approves parks master plan

Durango City Council on Tuesday approved a 10-year parks and recreation spending plan, a document with more than $300 million in proposed projects. The 2020 Parks, Open Space, Trails & Recreation...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

State lawmaker takes leave from legislative session to give birth

State Sen. Brittany Pettersen made history late Sunday when she gave birth to her son, becoming the first state lawmaker in Colorado history to give birth during the course of a legislative...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

New business in Grandview, homes in Bayfield get county OK

La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday approved a new business in the Grandview area, as well as 14 new homes in Bayfield. The new business in Grandview, just east of Durango, was previously...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango Police Tuesday 1:30 a.m. A man picked up an order in Denny’s and left the restaurant. Officers arrested at least one person, possibly for drunken driving. Monday 1:55 a.m. A man refused...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County commissioners urge action on new homeless camp

La Plata County commissioners questioned why a new organized camp was not a top priority in a public review Wednesday of a proposed strategic plan to address homelessness. The commissioners...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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