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Bags steal show at forum

Using charts and graphs, Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Daniel Snowberger explained how the state’s complicated school funding formula is failing Durango’s youths and the rationale for...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ballantine Communications enacts executive changes

Ballantine Communications Inc., which publishes The Durango Herald, made several changes to its executive staff Wednesday as the company seeks to improve efficiency and streamline operations. CEO...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Council approves accessory dwellings

The contentious issue of accessory dwellings got a full, all-day airing Tuesday with picketers waving signs pro and con in front of city buildings and speakers weighing in at a public hearing that...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Clearing the smoke

Durango Fire & Rescue Authority is asking voters, again, to consolidate the hodgepodge of a district. Since 2002, a consolidated fire and rescue department has served Durango and surrounding areas...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shutdown hangover: Beer release on hold

Ska Brewing Co. wanted to introduce a specialty ale by late winter, but the federal shutdown could keep the 20 kegs of the hardy dark beer in its oak barrel indefinitely. The Alcohol and Tobacco...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

City Council shifts start of meeting for hot issue

A note to devoted City Span watchers: You might have to eat dinner in front of the television Tuesday. The Durango City Council will be starting its regular meeting an hour early, at 5:30 p.m., to...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Blowing in the wind

In November, voters in Durango will take the air out of a contentious issue that’s been blowing in the wind for the last couple of years – deciding whether Durango should join 150 cities and...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Recycling glass a big problem for Durango

The glass drop-off sites behind Wagon Wheel Liquors and north City Market are getting trashed on a daily basis, city officials said Thursday at a budget workshop. People are throwing their trash...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

LeBlanc asks for budget increase

Saying he is desperate for more help, Durango City Manager Ron LeBlanc said Thursday he wants to increase his office’s budget next year by 41.5 percent to hire an additional assistant and two...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Furnace smokes arts center

Smoke spewed from a malfunctioning furnace at the Durango Arts Center on Monday morning, but the furnace was shut down before it could catch fire or cause any damage, said Randy Black, battalion...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Last call for Buzz Bus?

Like many late-night workers and bar patrons, Anna Hebert has depended on the Buzz Bus for safe rides home from downtown. As a Buzz Bus bonus, Hebert has often benefitted from the advice of the...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Pints for Prostates’

A white trailer crammed with craft beers from Texas was locked up next to the stage at Ska Brewery on Thursday night. Colorado liquor-licensing laws would not permit the beers to be tapped at the...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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