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Trevor Story leaves game in crucial 8-2 loss to Dodgers

LOS ANGELES – Joc Pederson hit two home runs, Max Muncy added a three-run shot and the Los Angeles Dodgers moved back into first place in the NL West with an 8-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Precious and free

Alex Jones is annoying. Jones, who is sometimes called a conspiracy theorist, is a provocateur. In our line of work, there are always a few of those – persistent, bullying and best ignored. There...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Serena Williams’ behavior is disgusting

On Saturday, when a women’s U.S. Open tennis final was nearly over, a famous figure, Serena Williams, had a major tantrum with a longtime umpire. She called him a liar, demanded an apology that was...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Beekeepers Association to meet Thursday

The Four Corners Beekeepers Association’s monthly meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at Florida Baptist Church, 30296 U.S. Highway 160. The meeting will include an informal...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Downtown trolley will return to 20-minute service

The Main Avenue trolley will return to 20-minute interval bus stops this fall in response to complaints about safety and timeliness of the service, city officials said. City transit officials...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

1980s prom-themed bash to benefit youth development

For its 11th annual birthday bash, the Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County is hosting “Forever Young: An ’80s Prom” to benefit local youth development. The event, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday,...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Life-Long Learning presents ‘Two Great Americans’

The Life-Long Learning Lecture Series at Fort Lewis College presents “Two Great Americans” at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 19 and 20, at the Durango Arts Center. Living history portrayals...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis Mesa Fire to discuss ballot issues on Friday

The Marvel Grange will host the Fort Lewis Mesa Fire Department to discuss the two issues that will be on the November ballot that affect the fire department. A potluck will be held at 6:30 p.m....

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

DHS band to hold frybread fundraiser

The Durango High School Red Pride Marching Band will hold a frybread fundraiser Friday, Sept. 21, during the school’s home football game against Farmington. The game will begin at 7 p.m. at DHS...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango gives initial nod to tiny home village

A community of tiny homes may sprout next year in Durango, as a proposal to build 22 of them on 1.77 acres has gained support from city leaders. City councilors approved a preliminary plan for an...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

How many hotel rooms in Durango are too much?

Durango’s lodging industry is looking at ways to make room for 475 new hotel rooms that will come online in the next 1½ to two years. “It’s scary as a lodger. It’s too much, too soon, but at the...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 hours 19 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Business

Prep Spotlight: Durango’s Autumn Rymerson bring pop, leadership to Demons softball

When Durango High School softball takes the field, there’s an optimistic feeling compared to years past, according to senior center fielder Autumn Rymerson. Rymerson credited Demons’ head coach...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports