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Email: jhaug@durangoherald.com

Stitching together a career

Anna’s Alterations expects to reopen in October after a fire over the summer shuttered the shop on West Second Avenue. For most businesses, a reopening would be a relief and a cause for...

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

Waiting for parking fix? Take a hike

For those tired of circling for a parking spot downtown, be warned. The sanctuary of a parking garage is seeming more like a distant dream, with city of Durango data suggesting that the need for a...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

City budget proposal: A Buzz cut

Those who rely on public transit for late-night rides home from downtown bars or to go shopping on the weekends had better make alternative plans in 2014. The city of Durango is proposing to cut...

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

‘Carrots’ may be used to rein in ADUs

Durango would provide an extended grace period to allow the owners of illegal accessory dwellings to come into voluntary compliance with a new land-use code that could be approved by the City...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fair shows it’s good to go green

In a Saturday celebration in front of the Durango Discovery Museum, energy efficiency and other green practices got their moment in the sun – a scorching hot sun that underscored the threat of...

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

Trail construction underway

More construction on the Animas River Trail is on the way. Contractors are expected to begin work on an extension through Animas City Park on the north side of 32nd Street next week, according to...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango, county nearing new development standards

City of Durango and La Plata County officials say they are close to a new intergovernmental agreement on development standards for areas just outside city limits, but a three-month extension of the...

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

City puts pot sales on hold

After emphasizing they have nothing against recreational marijuana, Durango city councilors voted 5-0 Tuesday on a moratorium of business licenses for the sale of nonmedical pot through June 30,...

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

Fees cause grumbling among bikers

Amid the rumble of motorcycles was grumbling from some bikers and vendors unhappy about the Four Corners Motorcycle Rally that ended Monday. Char Blake, a vendor who sells sterling silver and gifts...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

New year starts at Fort Lewis

The first day of class at Fort Lewis College was a brave new world for 19-year-old freshman Taylor Moore from Oklahoma. “It’s so different from Oklahoma,” Moore said on Monday. “There’s mountains...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Labor days of love

If you go to a coffeehouse for breakfast and a Mexican restaurant for lunch, it’s not unusual in Durango to pay the same person behind the cash register. Brett Johnson, 31, is typical of the...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Summer’s over: Sidewalk construction to resume

Sidewalk construction will resume in Durango after Labor Day, another sign the summer is over. Unlike the spring, when construction was concentrated on Main Avenue, this time work will target the...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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