Walk calls for end to gender wage inequality

For the more than 10 years, Stephanie “Taffy” Johnson worked construction and was paid half what of her male coworkers earned. When she started working independently in the 1990s, she charged a...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Are too many of our young people going to prison?

Five activists holding banners and handing out fliers intend to raise awareness about alternatives to incarceration for juveniles. The 6th Judicial District – which includes Archuleta, San Juan and...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Miriam Colon, iconic U.S. Latina movie, theater actress, dies

Miriam Colon, a pioneering actress in U.S. Latino New York theater who starred in films alongside Marlon Brando and Al Pacino, died Friday. Her husband, Fred Valle, told The Associated Press that...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Fort Lewis College chief highlights school’s achievements

DENVER – Dene Thomas, president of Fort Lewis College, had a chance to brag on her institution’s achievements during a presentation Friday to the Colorado Commission on Higher Education in Denver....

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Work piles up as county treasurer’s office faces staff, procedural problems

Work overload, processing delays and staff turnover have caused the La Plata County Treasurer to request permission to hire an employee with a higher skill level to help rectify problems within the...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

2017 Four States Ag Expo aims to educate, entertain

The Four States Agriculture Exposition has a long history in Montezuma County, but this year it will look to the future. For decades, the annual three-day event has drawn thousands of agricultural...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge denies bail reduction for Durango man suspected of sex assault on child

A district court judge on Friday denied a request to reduce bail for a 69-year-old Durango man suspected of sexually assaulting a 3-year-old girl. Frederick Blevins was arrested Feb. 9 and is being...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Schwarzenegger leaves ‘Celebrity Apprentice,’ blames Trump for ratings drop

Arnold Schwarzenegger announced Friday that he will not be returning for another season of “Celebrity Apprentice” – and he blamed Donald Trump for the show’s declining ratings. Schwarzenegger...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Singers will take you on a journey

First United Methodist Church will be filled with music next weekend as the Durango Choral Society, along with the Durango Women’s Choir and Telluride’s Renaissance Singers, presents “Homeland.”...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

50-unit apartment complex planned for Florida Road

A new Durango developer is planning a 50-unit apartment complex along Florida Road. Durango City Council recently approved a rezone of the 2.42 acre property at 1689 Florida Road (County Road...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango City Council rethinks marijuana grow facility ban

Marijuana grow facilities near Three Springs have the Durango City Council rethinking a ban on the operations within city limits. Councilors previously decided grow facilities were not appropriate...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield Wolverines basketball back in the den hosting state games

Bayfield High School is fresh off its first district tournament championship since 1992. Six days after cutting down the nets inside Wolverine Gymnasium, the boys will return to the den seeking two...

DATE: March 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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