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Small town in Southwest Colorado first in region to receive doorstep fiber

Dove Creek, a rural town near the Utah border north of Cortez, could be the first town in Southwest Colorado with fiber-optic lines to the doorstep of homes and businesses. Colorado U.S. Sens....

DATE: Nov. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Movies playing in Durango Nov. 29-Dec. 5

Animas City Theatre (128 E. College Drive, 799-2281, www.animascitytheatre.com ) NTLive: The Audience (Saturday and Sunday only) For 60 years, Elizabeth II has met each of her 12 prime ministers...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

To ease tension, jail inmates feast during holidays

The holidays are typically a time to spend with family and friends, so for inmates at the La Plata County Jail, a heightened sense of isolation can lead to dangerous, and at times, violent...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

What does Thanksgiving really mean?

Thanksgiving approaches – that holiday in which we assemble beloved communities into oven-roasted spaces, decadent spreads of traditional dishes almost ensuring we’ll overeat. Meanwhile, on Cole’s...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Photo: Let the snow fly at Chapman Hill

DATE: Nov. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Turkey 101: An annual deep-frying safety reminder

FARMINGTON – It’s that magical time of year again, when relatives near and far gather to toss a bird into a vat of hot oil. And to prevent your house, garage or eyebrows from getting singed,...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Local ‘celebrity’ to open new restaurant in Ignacio

IGNACIO – Former Rocky Mountain Bounty Hunters star Dayson Goetz is opening a new restaurant in Ignacio, and he’s bringing firefighter-tested, bounty hunter-approved smoked-meat recipes with him....

DATE: Nov. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thanksgiving storm may impede Southwest Colorado travel

A dusting of snow Tuesday morning in Durango marked the start of what will likely be a snowy Thanksgiving week in Southwest Colorado, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. A...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

After two-year closure, Nordic skiing may return in full to Vallecito Reservoir

The situation is looking a little brighter for people who want to Nordic ski around Vallecito Reservoir but have been prohibited from some popular areas after a dispute over user fees. For years,...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas River Trail extension work winds down for winter

Construction of the Animas River Trail north of 32nd Street and the Oxbow Park river put-in is expected to wrap up in June 2020 after some delays this year. Durango Parks and Recreation Director...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio board faces pushback during budget review

IGNACIO – Community members voiced concerns over staff raises, the town manager’s pay rate and overall transparency in one of the most tense Board of Trustees meetings in the last six months. The...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Developers propose 144-unit apartment complex on north Main Avenue

Local developers are proposing a 144-unit apartment complex on north Main Avenue that could help meet the need for workforce housing. Brian and Marlene Rael, owners of MBR Development, are pitching...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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