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Bayfield library helps residents achieve new year’s health resolutions

BAYFIELD – At the Pine River Library in Bayfield, patrons won’t just be learning about health from books this year: The library on Wednesday launched its first ever 2020 Health Initiative. The...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Partisan lawsuit looms over Colorado’s Legislature, and it’s costing taxpayers

Democrats see Colorado’s 2020 legislative session as an opportunity to reset their relationship with statehouse Republicans. But looming large is bad blood from last year’s lawmaking term that is...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aztec man arrested on suspicion of stalking La Plata County women

Prosecutors have charged an Aztec man with stalking and harassment for allegedly following two, possibly three, women in Durango and Bayfield. Eli Garcia, 24, is suspected of following a woman in...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s Lochte-Bono to race snowboard cross at Youth Olympics

Madeline Lochte-Bono has gone all-in on her Olympic and world championship dream at a young age. Now, the two-time national champion in snowboard cross will get a chance to wear the American team...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

Digs Restaurant and Bar closes in Three Springs

One of the few restaurants in Three Springs, Digs Restaurant and Bar, seems to have closed its doors. Digs, one of the first businesses to open in Three Springs in 2009, has not operated for weeks...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango City Council seeks input on preferred qualities for next city manager

The Durango City Council wants input from community leaders in its search for a new city manager, a position it hopes to fill this spring. Consultants hired to perform a search for a city manager...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: Fort Lewis College graduate’s work to air on Rocky Mountain PBS

The work of a former Fort Lewis College student will be showcased across the state later this week on Rocky Mountain PBS. Callie Morris, who graduated from FLC last spring, produced a feature...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two men escape after illegal activity on D&SNG tracks

The prospect of gold brought hardy settlers to the San Juan Mountains, and soon after, Silverton had its share of legendary shoot-outs, high-stakes holdups and daring bouts of bootlegging....

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Movies playing in Durango Jan. 10-16

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) NTLive: The Lehman Trilogy (Saturday and Sunday only) The story of a family and a company that changed the world,...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Durango DMV begins offering driver’s licenses to rural immigrants

The Division of Motor Vehicles office in Durango has begun offering its first driver’s license appointments to undocumented and temporary legal immigrants. In 2013, the Colorado Legislature passed...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango seeks state support to vet 2020 budget

The city of Durango is working with the Colorado Department of Local Affairs to review the 2020 budget for accuracy and best practices, interim City Manager Amber Blake announced Tuesday. The...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico raises minimum wage for first time in over a decade

FARMINGTON – With the start of 2020, New Mexico saw its first statewide minimum wage increase in over a decade. On Jan. 1, New Mexico’s minimum wage increased to $9 an hour from $7.50 an hour,...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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