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UPDATE: Animas City Theatre fixes screen, movies to resume

The Animas City Theatre made a quick fix Monday afternoon to its movie screen, and will resume its schedule as planned. According to co-owner Michelle Redding, the screen became jammed at an event...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Brush fire breaks out behind Folsom Park

A brush fire behind Folsom Park in Durango broke out Sunday afternoon, consuming a shed before it was quickly extinguished by the Durango Fire Protection District. Around 5 p.m., a brush fire...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Man found dead Sunday from apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound

A 60-year-old male was found dead on Sunday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on a trail near Haviland Lake, according to the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office. Investigator Peter...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango shows its pride

Themes of love, diversity and acceptance poured into the streets Saturday for the Pride Parade on Main Avenue in Durango. About 200 people participated in the parade, which started near Seventh...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango Nature Studies hires new executive director

Durango Nature Studies has announced it has hired a new executive director to fill the vacancy left by outgoing director Sally Shuffield. According to a news release, DNS will be under the...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Community support for fire victims ‘overwhelming’

The Durango community didn’t just “Fill the Cop Car” on Thursday for victims of the Tercero Townhouse fire. It filled two cop cars and a mobile command post with piles of household goods, toys,...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Red spiral marks day of solstice at Fort Lewis College

A red spiral of sunlight appeared Wednesday morning on a wall inside the Fort Lewis College Center of Southwest Studies. The spiral is the result of sunlight passing through a specially designed...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Swim Club clubs the competition

The Durango Swim Club hosted a home meet last weekend and blew its opponents out of the water. The team racked up 844 points Saturday and Sunday at the Durango Recreation Center and cruised to...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Travel Channel is looking for extras in Durango

The Travel Channel is coming to Durango on Sunday, and it’s looking for extras to take part in a reenactment of one of infamous outlaw Butch Cassidy’s more famous train robberies. According to...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Climb Out of the Darkness to highlight maternal mental health

The fourth annual Climb Out of the Darkness walk, aimed at raising awareness about maternal mental illnesses like postpartum depression, will be held June 25. Climb Out of the Darkness is the...

DATE: June 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

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Motorcycle involved in crash on Florida

No one was seriously injured in a motorcycle versus car crash near the intersection of Florida Road and East Animas Road on Saturday afternoon. A teenage driver turned left in front of an coming...

DATE: June 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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‘Awesome’ Annie McKonly celebrates 10 years at the Rec Center

Annie McKonly was diagnosed with high-functioning autism when she was about 3 years old. She moved with her family to Durango 17 years ago from Kansas City, Kansas. “Early intervention with autism...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community