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Measure to replace Columbus Day holiday advances

DENVER – Lawmakers fielded another attempt to remove Columbus Day as a state holiday Wednesday at the state Legislature. House Bill 1327, which would eliminate Columbus Day as a state holiday and...

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Oil-gas wells shut down after fatal Colorado home explosion

DENVER — An oil and gas company is shutting down more than 3,000 wells in northeastern Colorado as a precaution amid an investigation into a house explosion that killed two people. Anadarko...

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

RV Resort north of Purgatory nears approval

Public meetings in May could be the last hurdles before construction starts on a proposed 157-lot luxury RV Park on 54-acres along the east side of U.S. Highway 550, just north of Purgatory Resort....

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snowdown dumps ‘Still Sporty at Forty’ theme, selects new one for 2018

Carver Brewing waitress Alora Lind isn’t in a habit of helping customers make important life decisions – she recommends the Irish Stout and the Big Bike Double IPA for beers – but when the Snowdown...

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

National monuments in crosshairs of review ordered by Trump

DENVER – The Trump administration took aim Wednesday at National Monuments designated in the past two decades, saying states should be protected from federal land grabs. An executive order signed...

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

NPR’s Robert Siegel leaving ‘All Things Considered’

NEW YORK – Veteran NPR voice Robert Siegel says that he’s stepping down next January as host of the network’s signature “All Things Considered” newscast. Siegel has been working at National Public...

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Silverton votes to retain, tweak existing ATV rules

Residents in Silverton on Tuesday voted to retain existing ATV rules within town limits, allowing Town Council to tweak the ordinance to address concerns raised over the last few months. In...

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jonathan Demme, ‘Silence of the Lambs’ director, dead at 73

NEW YORK – Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of “The Silence of the Lambs” and “Philadelphia,” and whose Talking Heads documentary “Stop Making Sense” is considered one of the greatest...

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Downtown Durango businesses, concerned residents weigh in on panhandling

Business people and concerned residents brainstormed ideas to address panhandling at a packed meeting Tuesday at the Durango Public Library. The Business Improvement District , Durango Chamber of...

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Fire Department reminds residents of burning regulations

As the yard and property spring-cleaning season continues, Durango Fire Protection District reminds residents that open burns within the city limits are prohibited and approved permits are required...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango parent petition focuses on Santa Rita Park safety

Concerned parent Janae Roithmayr wants to make Santa Rita Park safer, especially for some of the smallest visitors. She is circulating a petition for an unobtrusive fence around the play area and...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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