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Arc of Styrofoam

DATE: Feb. 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Art show to benefit truancy prevention

So far this school year, not a single student in Durango School District 9-R has gone before a judge for being chronically absent. Students instead have been supported through in-school mentoring...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Microgrants available to local artists

The Durango Arts Center is offering small grants to help local artists further their work. The grant funds are available to artists in a variety of mediums including visual, performing, musical,...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton brothers sell tourism icon

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe has purchased Mesa Verde Pottery, an enduring icon of local tourism on the eastern entrance to Cortez. According to several sources, the tribe plans to establish its...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Business

Bidding for head of dinosaur soars

This weekend, bidding on the dinosaur head soared to $1,000. Studio & said an anonymous donor placed the highest bid on Saturday. The silent auction will close at 5 p.m. sharp on Wednesday....

DATE: Nov. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Head honcho behind dino mystery revealed

Last week, the dinosaur head that mysteriously appeared atop the Arc of History sculpture on Halloween only to be heisted just days later by teen bandits has escaped from the Durango Police...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dinosaur head in police custody

Just days after a brazen crime plunged Durango’s art world into turmoil and its residents into mourning for the city’s too brief dinosaur age, some semblance of order has been restored. The stolen...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Expressions of art or vandalism?

“Matt loves to cuddle.” Matt is a former resident of an apartment above El Rancho Tavern and has been outed. This message may never have seen the light of day if it hadn’t been carved into a...

DATE: May 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ex-Open Shutter manager possibly in legal hot water

Brandon Donahue, the former manager of Open Shutter, a contemporary fine art photography gallery on Main Avenue in Durango, possibly faces legal troubles in connection with his involvement with...

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