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Bald eagle recovering this Fourth of July after crash landing in Durango

This Fourth of July, a bald eagle, America’s national bird, is recovering at an animal rehabilitation center after apparently flying into power lines in south Durango. He is doing well and should...

DATE: July 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

How do you buy local beef?

The coronavirus pandemic has raised interest in buying local beef, but it can be difficult to know how to do that – even in the meat industry. The interest in local beef was noticed statewide , but...

DATE: July 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

American Explorer: Howard Grotts discovers a drive beyond international mountain biking

A pure expression of energy. That’s what sets Howard Grotts into motion. From start lines at the Olympics and the biggest mountain bike races in the world in previous years to stepping out his...

DATE: July 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Man with ankle injury rescued north of Durango

La Plata County Search and Rescue spent four hours Friday helping a man with a broken ankle out of the backcountry north of Durango. The man was mountain biking on the Pinkerton/Flagstaff Trail...

DATE: July 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Bringing art outdoors

DATE: July 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police identify officer involved in shooting death

The Durango Police Department released additional details Friday about an officer-involved shooting that occurred earlier this week, including the name of the officer who killed a burglary suspect....

DATE: July 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Motorcyclist crashes on Main Avenue, suffers head injury

An inexperienced motorcyclist hit a “bump-out” and crashed onto a sidewalk Thursday evening on Main Avenue in downtown Durango, according to police. The crash occurred about 7 p.m. in the 1000...

DATE: July 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Four Corners Motorcycle Rally proposes campsite, activities southwest of Durango

A proposal to use a camp near Hesperus for the Four Corners Motorcycle Rally, which could draw hundreds of people, has residents in the rural part of the county concerned about noise, fire and...

DATE: July 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Redskins undergoing ‘thorough review’ of team name

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Redskins are undergoing a “thorough review” of their nickname. The team said Friday it has been talking to the NFL for weeks about the subject. In a statement, the...

DATE: July 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

10 absolutely fun things to do in Southwest Colorado on Fourth of July

Colorado is cautiously moving forward with reopening professional sports and community spaces like libraries. But the state health department is still encouraging people to hunker down, even for...

DATE: July 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ballot initiatives will need in-person signatures after court strikes down governor’s order

Colorado’s ballot initiative campaigns will have to gather signatures the old fashioned way, instead of going digital, if they want to place questions on this November’s election ballots. That’s...

DATE: July 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 78

About 115 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about a local restaurant dropping breakfast from its menu, with 91% of respondents correctly answering,...

DATE: July 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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