Colorado AG shows support for vulnerable in Durango

Colorado’s top law officer assured Durango residents this weekend that he’s fighting for the state’s most disadvantaged, including people with mental illnesses, drug addictions and illegal...

DATE: May 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango High School fashion students take to the runway

Durango may not be known as the most fashionable town in the United States, but on Wednesday, Durango High School fashion design and illustration students hope to change that when they launch a...

DATE: May 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Fallen law enforcement honored in Durango

Law enforcement from around Southwest Colorado honored their fallen in Durango this weekend, recognizing people in the past century who gave their lives in service to their communities. Dozens of...

DATE: May 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Review: ‘Detective Pikachu’ is a dark jaunt into the world of Pokemon

When “Pokemon: The First Movie” debuted in 1999, it was a critical flop (15% on Rotten Tomatoes) but also an instant commercial success, making $172.7 million at the box office worldwide. As such,...

DATE: May 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

New group offers support to those caring for mentally ill

After Donna and Phil Middleton’s son was diagnosed with a mental health disorder four years ago, they were left with feelings of fear, shock, frustration and grief. Those feelings showed Donna...

DATE: May 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 18

About 60 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about how a cabin in Silverton was destroyed, with 97% of respondents correctly answering “It was hit by...

DATE: May 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Barefoot clothing shop opens on Main Avenue in Durango

Barefoot Durango, a clothing and household goods shop, will open next week in a space formerly occupied by Schlotzsky’s, a sandwich shop in the 800 block of Main Avenue. All evidence of...

DATE: May 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s steady, controversial growth from 1880 to present

A lot can happen in 140 years. Just look at Durango. The city’s population and size have grown piecemeal since its founding by the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad in 1880, thrust by advances in...

DATE: May 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hunters and artists: Glen Canyon rock art created by an ancient culture on the move

As I walk the trail between cliff and river, I search again for the face. It’s 10 inches tall. The eyes and mouth are distinctly pecked, two antenna rise above the head. I almost walk past it, and...

DATE: May 11, 2019 | COLUMN: Gulliford's Travels

Durango’s Sepp Kuss set for Giro d’Italia debut

Sepp Kuss was preparing for another day of training for the Tour of California while back in his college town of Boulder last week when he got an early-morning call from his professional cycling...

DATE: May 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Juniper School is moving to Tech Center

The Juniper School, an elementary charter school in Durango, will move out of its tight quarters above Big Picture High School and into two buildings in the Tech Center. The charter school is in...

DATE: May 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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