Ignacio summer reading program shoots for the stars

IGNACIO – For James Onions, 7, the Ignacio Community Library summer reading program kicked off with a workout, specifically how to train like an astronaut. “I was doing jumping jacks and...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police: Durango man exposes himself, leaves phone number

A Durango man who is accused of exposing himself to a woman Sunday was arrested after he left his name and phone number for the victim, information police used to identify him. The Durango Police...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trial delayed for Durango man accused of killing 3 in Oklahoma crash

The trial for a Durango man charged with three counts of manslaughter in Oklahoma has been delayed after his attorney withdrew from the case earlier this week. Noah DeDear was scheduled to stand...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Old Car Club show will return Father’s Day weekend, in a new venue

The Durango Old Car Club will bring its auto expo back this year after canceling the annual event last year. But instead of holding the show on Main Avenue in downtown Durango, motorheads will...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College to receive 10 cents every time ‘loyalty card’ is used

Fort Lewis College will see extra cash over the next five years from a new loyalty debit card. The FLC Forever Loyalty cards issued by Alpine Bank will generate at least $100,000 to be distributed...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Who oversees Durango’s ever-expanding public art collection?

Some Durangoans embrace public art with a simple smile, a quick selfie or by adorning it with artistic variations of their own, such as placing flags on sculptures for the Fourth of July. Others...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Internet options likely to improve in Bayfield

Internet service in Bayfield is likely to improve in the coming year as companies plan expansions in the area. Brainstorm Internet, a wireless internet provider, and FastTrack Communications, an...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM proposes 30 miles of new mountain bike trails in Silverton

Efforts to put Silverton on the map as a mountain biking destination got one step closer Wednesday: The Bureau of Land Management has proposed creating 30 miles of new singletrack trails just...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield’s Foutz leaves Colorado State University for Colorado Mesa University volleyball

Before Maddi Foutz committed to Colorado State University volleyball, she was close to signing with Division II Colorado Mesa University. After two years of playing for the Division I powerhouse,...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Warrant issued for Three Springs swastika vandal

The Durango Police Department identified an 18-year-old man who they suspect drew a swastika on a window with a permanent marker last week on a construction site in Three Springs subdivision. Law...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Parks and Wildlife seeks public comment on big game seasons

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is accepting public comment until midnight June 26 about structuring big-game hunting seasons from 2020 to 2024. The season structure, which is reviewed every five years...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango-La Plata County Airport lands $6.8 million in federal funding

The Durango-La Plata Airport has been awarded $6.8 million to help pay for a complete reconstruction of its 9,200-foot taxiway. Director of Aviation Tony Vicari said the total cost of the project...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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