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DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

New weather station fills gaps in Four Corners’ blind spot

Filling a gap in one of the nation’s largest weather forecasting blind spots, a new weather station installed at the Old Fort Lewis campus in southwestern La Plata County is now transmitting...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

FCC taking public comments on Denver TV access

As La Plata County officials work to make Denver television access a reality, residents can voice their opinions on in-state programming. Residents can submit comments to the Federal Communications...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

EPA updates Durango on Superfund site

An Environmental Protection Agency public meeting Tuesday was a learning experience for residents further downstream of the Superfund site that targets mines around Silverton. The meeting, held at...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Warm, dry weather makes ski areas sweat

Mother Nature must be slow to wax her skis this year. Unseasonably warm and dry conditions this fall have stalled or muted the start of ski season across Colorado, including Southwest Colorado,...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

District 9-R vehicles not allowed to travel Red Mountain Pass

Driving over Red Mountain Pass is not for the faint of heart, and now it’s not for Durango School District 9-R buses either. Victor Figueroa, the chief operating officer of the district’s Business...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM finalizes rule to reduce methane waste

The U.S. Department of Interior on Tuesday finalized a Bureau of Land Management rule designed to drastically reduce methane waste on tribal and federal lands, saving taxpayer dollars and...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Economic booster Ed Morlan dies

Longtime economic development leader and Bayfield Town Board member Ed Morlan died Tuesday in Durango. Morlan, 66, was having eye surgery on Oct. 31 when he may have suffered a pulmonary embolism,...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Protesters ask Wells Fargo to stop funding pipeline

“Water is life,” a phrase sometimes heard in Colorado, which has a water predicament of its own, was the refrain shouted Tuesday as Durangoans marched downtown in protest of the Dakota Access...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man pleads guilty to ATM robbery

A Durango man who robbed someone at a downtown ATM – and, in an unrelated incident, committed identity theft to purchase a car – faces up to three years in prison after signing a plea agreement...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

TV-lover gifts abound: ‘Mad Men’ opus to Roku to Slanket

LOS ANGELES – The TV lovers in your life deserve holiday gifts that recognize their passion. There’s lots of ways to achieve that, with creative goods that lets fans flaunt their series allegiances...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

DJ-producer Kaskade: Electronic dance music is not over

LOS ANGELES – Grammy-nominated DJ and producer Kaskade has seen the headlines proclaiming the beginning of the end of the electronic dance music craze – but he’s not buying it. “I don’t think that...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

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