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Email: SMueller@DurangoHerald.com

Phone Number: 970-375-4526

Residents to meet on new city rules

While the Durango City Council has approved final rules on vacation rentals and recreational marijuana, some residents aren’t so sure these issues are settled. The Boulevard Neighborhood...

DATE: June 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango councilors ease boot policy

After hearing multiple objections to the city’s new parking boot policy, the Durango City Council agreed to a compromise Tuesday. In May, the city’s parking division announced that starting in...

DATE: June 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Burn ban goes into effect on reservation

Burn ban restrictions are in effect for the Southern Ute Indian Tribe Reservation. The ban, which went into effect at 12:01 a.m. Monday morning, is expected to continue until the dry conditions...

DATE: June 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Living Wind’ coming to our downtown Transit Center

Durango residents visiting the Durango Intermodal Transit Center can soon gaze upon a work of art. The city will add a new sculpture to its public art collection this week. It will have a...

DATE: June 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gun range is under fire for loud noise

Bayfield resident Amanda O’Connor doesn’t walk with her 4-year-old daughter on the Animas River Trail behind Walmart anymore because she said the sound of gunfire makes the little girl nervous....

DATE: June 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pound pets featured on wine labels for charity

Drink some wine and help the La Plata County Humane Society at the same time. Four Leaves Winery in Durango will debut a limited edition “Rescue Reserve” wine group this weekend at the Four Corners...

DATE: June 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango gay pride festival starts tonight

The fifth annual Four Corners Pride Festival kicks off tonight with a free documentary. The gay pride festival, sponsored by the Rochester Hotel & Bar and Leland House, runs from tonight to Sunday,...

DATE: June 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

No play at Lake Nighthorse this year

The Bureau of Reclamation gave vague reassurances Wednesday that progress is being made to open Lake Nighthorse for recreation but few details. Kathleen Ozga, resource manager with the bureau’s...

DATE: June 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango street projects ramping up in nice weather

Sunny skies are allowing Durango’s street department to tackle some road and sidewalk projects. Construction of ramps compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act started in May and is...

DATE: June 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vacation rental approval may not be end

Final approval of new vacation rental rules could precipitate a new fight over the issue. The Durango City Council is poised to approve a vacation rental ordinance in the consent agenda at...

DATE: June 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vacation rentals fight is on

The battle lines over vacation rentals have been drawn. The Durango City Council decided Monday not to approve an emergency moratorium on new vacation rentals applications and land uses, while...

DATE: June 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Look out!

Harsh. That’s what some residents said after hearing the change to Durango’s parking policy. Currently, the city allows vehicles to be booted after three parking tickets that are more than 20 days...

DATE: June 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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