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Farmington challenges Ignacio to chile cook-off

The New Mexico-Colorado chile rivalry has come to Ignacio. Farmington challenged Ignacio to prove that Colorado has better chiles at the town’s third annual Ignacio Green Chile Fest to be held...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

New 28-lot RV park and tavern proposed near Trimble Lane

A local developer has proposed a new 28-lot RV park and tavern near Trimble Lane, about 10 miles north of Durango. According to county records, the project – called Willow Springs RV Resort – would...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Lotto ticket worth $3 million sold in Durango

A winning jackpot Lotto ticket worth $3 million was sold Saturday at Albertsons in Durango to someone who has yet to claim the prize. The Colorado Lottery tracks where and when winning tickets are...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bar D Wranglers make big splash in The New York Times

Yee-haw, yippee-ki-yay, The Bar D Chuckwagon made the cover of The New York Times Arts section Saturday. Prime real estate, too. The top two-thirds of Page C1 were devoted to three photographs and...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mobile home parks approach a boiling point

In the Aurora mobile home park where she lived for 16 years, eviction notices kept coming to Petra Bennett’s door – for unauthorized guests, lack of insurance, late rent. They were bogus threats to...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Diaries hosts session on historical crimes

Durango Diaries, the biweekly storyteller series hosted by The Durango Herald , is back Wednesday, as three local residents share stories about historical crimes committed in La Plata County. The...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New ADU names make an initial appearance

Many folks in our neighborhood west of the Durango Public Library are renting ADUs. In Wyoming, where they’re a bit behind with naming, some people call them Accelerated Depreciation Units. But...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | COLUMN: Action Line

Rising lot rents squeeze out mobile home residents in Durango

Editor’s note: This project is the result of an ambitious, first-of-its-kind collaboration between The Durango Herald, The Colorado Sun and more than a dozen...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Specialty clinic to fill niche for neurosurgical care in Durango

Two neurosurgeons have started work in Durango providing care to those with conditions such as herniated discs and carpal tunnel. Dr. Dominic Cannella and Dr. Paul Davis began offering...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: And the West is History

CDOT begins bridge fixes south of Durango

Repair work on three bridges will begin Sept. 23 south of Durango as part of a $2.6 million project expected to be complete in spring 2020. The project is part of the Colorado Department of...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed burns under way in San Juan National Forest

Aerial ignition operations were conducted Sunday on two prescribed burns in the San Juan National Forest. Linda Parker, public information officer on the burns with the U.S. Forest Service, said on...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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