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Durango High School advance-placement students earn Christmas bonuses

More students are taking Advanced Placement classes at Durango High School, and one of the main reasons is the school’s involvement with a grant program that helps students, teachers and the school...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Education

Coins add up for Make it Count campaign – and Manna

When it comes to encouraging people to give to charity and not panhandlers, Business Improvement District Executive Director Tim Walsworth estimates the message has reached thousands of people...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 47 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Natural Grocers to talk hearty, calming foods

Natural Grocers will host two presentations about hearty foods on Thursday and one about stress-fighting foods Tuesday. From noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Lauren Price of Remedy Nutrition will...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Fireplace ashes spark small brush fire northeast of Durango

Firefighters responded to a small brush fire early Monday northeast of Durango. The fire was reported at 6:12 a.m. along Florida Road (County Road 240), just east of Edgemont Ranch and County Road...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

SCAPE to offer free workshops

Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs, with sponsor city of Durango, will hold a series of free creative business workshops at the R Space, located next to the Rochester Hotel at...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Winter Sports Foundation to induct Barnes twins into hall of fame

Lanny and Tracy Barnes are two of the most decorated athletes in La Plata County. Saturday night, the twin sisters will be called hall of famers. The Durango Winter Sports Foundation will induct...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

CDOT to repair culvert on Highway 145 in Cortez

The Colorado Department of Transportation will perform culvert repairs from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday on Highway 145, north of the U.S. Highway 160 intersection in Cortez, between...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT to repair Hermosa railroad crossing

The Colorado Department of Transportation will assist the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad with railroad crossing repairs from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday on U.S. Highway 550 in...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC to host talk by author, photographer

Eric Mindling will host a presentation titled, “Living Threads: A Portrait of Cultural Diversity, Roots and Belonging Told through Cloth,” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Lyceum Room of Center of...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Durango residents can register for Iron Horse Bicycle Classic on Friday

Durango residents can register for the 47th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at Mountain Bike Specialists, 949 Main Ave. Online registration for everyone will begin at...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

LPEA phone scam targets elderly residents

La Plata Electric Association is warning members of a recently reported phone scam and asks people to beware of a caller who threatens disconnection for lack of payment. The current scam targets...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan National Forest seeks public comments

The San Juan National Forest is seeking public comments through Dec. 18 about a draft environmental assessment of a proposal for prescribed burns in zones of ponderosa pine trees, mixed warm-dry...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life