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Downtown Durango sales set Christmas record

Durango’s downtown businesses had a record-setting Christmas season. The Central Business District set a new monthly record for sales and saw a 2 percent increase in sales tax collections, said Tim...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter expected to make a comeback

Don’t be fooled by Sunday’s blue skies and mild temperatures, as winter is set to return this week with snow accumulations in the high country around Southwest Colorado expected to hit 2 feet,...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Skier who died at Purgatory Resort is identified

A 34-year-old woman who struck a tree and died while skiing at Purgatory Resort on Saturday has been identified as Farmington resident Kressyda Ming, according to La Plata County coroner Jann...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters switch it up in La Plata County

About 5 percent of active voters in La Plata County switched between major party affiliations during the last year. Of those, 10 percent crossed the political spectrum, going from Democrat to...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

25 year wait over for league champion Bayfield basketball

BAYFIELD - Bayfield waited a quarter century for what happened Saturday night. Playing in front of a raucous crowd, the Bayfield High School boys basketball team hosted Alamosa High School on...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango High School boys move on to CHSAA 4A Sweet 16

When things start going off the hinges for a high school sports team, a senior needs step in and retake control before things get out of hand. In Saturday’s Colorado High School Activities...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

New EPA chief delays mining rule after industry objects

BILLINGS, Mont. – The Trump administration has delayed consideration of a proposal to require companies to prove they have the financial wherewithal to clean up polluted mining sites after a...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Woman dies after crashing into tree at Purgatory

A 34-year-old woman who struck a tree while skiing Saturday at Purgatory Resort has died. Authorities had not released her name as of Saturday night. The incident was reported about 3:15 p.m. near...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

ACLU brings ‘road show’ to Durango

It has been 44 years since the U.S. Supreme Court decided the landmark Roe v. Wade case. Yet women and men must continue to fight for their reproductive rights, including abortion, the American...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas Valley landowners seek rezoning to build duplexes

Two landowners are seeking county approval to rezone a portion of their Animas Valley property, with plans to build six affordable rental units. John and Dana Ogorzalek own a 2.6-acre parcel that...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Juried exhibition to open Wednesday at FLC Art Gallery

The 56th annual juried student exhibition will open Wednesday and continue through March 27 at the Fort Lewis College Art Gallery. The event is free and open to all. Peter Hay, exhibits director at...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

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