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Durango’s lack of snow doesn’t deter Christmas shoppers

Christmas sales look merry and bright so far in downtown Durango despite the unseasonably warm weather or maybe even because of it. Downtown Durango shop owners and managers’ opinions varied on...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

4 small fires started Friday along Goeglein Gulch Road in Durango

A juvenile was arrested Friday on suspicion of starting four small wildfires along a powerline that runs next to Goeglein Gulch Road. Durango Police Chief Kamran Afzal said a city employee in the...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

TSA changes at Durango airport cause slight delays

Recent changes in airport security screening procedures hit Durango this week. After some initial day delays, Tony Vicari, aviation director at Durango-La Plata County Airport, expects the flow at...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango therapists offer tips for supporting traumatized children

Parents should trust their gut in dealing with children who are experiencing traumatic events, said two consultants with Pediatric Partners of the Southwest. Other helpful practices would include...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dryside blaze, weather forecast worry fire marshal

The 15- to 20-acre grass fire that began Wednesday evening in western La Plata County has the Durango Fire Protection District worried about an unexpected Christmastime fire season. “People need to...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Carbondale lawyer Karl Hanlon visits Durango in trek to topple Tipton

Karl Hanlon visited Durango Monday on his first day on the road in his quest to knock off U.S. Rep Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, and flip the Republican-leaning 3rd Congressional District in Colorado to...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | UPDATED: 5 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College will fill enrollment position with an interim hire

As Fort Lewis College struggles with lagging enrollment, it will fill the position of vice president for enrollment management with a temporary, interim hire. President Dene Kay Thomas informed the...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC adds education master’s program

A new master’s program in the Teacher’s Education Department has been approved by the Board of Trustees of Fort Lewis College. The degree’s title will be Master of Arts in Education: Culturally and...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Professor Andrew Gulliford seeks to recover legal costs from Fort Lewis College

Andrew Gulliford, professor of history and environmental studies at Fort Lewis College, has requested the school’s Board of Trustees reimburse him for $37,000 in legal fees he incurred fighting...

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