Construction and property

Construction to begin on one-way road in downtown Durango

Traffic flow on a one-way road that often throws tourists and newcomers for a loop on East Second Avenue in downtown Durango is about to undergo changes in preparation for two new hotels. The city...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Should government have to pay for land-use decisions that affect property value?

A proposed initiative on the November ballot that would allow Colorado residents to make financial claims on property that is devalued because of government actions could create a mess for La Plata...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The Bridge begins construction on new shelter

The Bridge homeless shelter broke ground Thursday on a new $2.1 million facility at 735 N. Park St. in Cortez. The new building will have an overnight shelter on the first floor for up to 26 people...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Christian Church may be converted into condos

Durango Christian Church on East Third Avenue may be restored and converted into five condominiums. The congregation decided to put the church on the market about three and half years ago because...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango & Silverton railroad repairing damage from mudslides

Owners of Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad say they hope to begin running trips from the depot downtown Sept. 17 after weeks of offering a modified route because debris and mud washed out...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Housing Solutions loans can help flood victims

When mud flooded Dixie Sandoval’s home in 2013, the damage was so extensive she thought she would have to find a new home. The flood was caused from the culverts behind her home in the Arboles...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school district seeks bids for new bus garage

A plan for a new bus garage for Dolores Schools will be put out for rebid, board members decided at their meeting last week. Previous bids came in higher than what was budgeted for the project,...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school district provides update about construction project

Overall safety and timely completion of initial roadwork at Mancos School District RE-6 construction project highlighted a public presentation during the school board meeting Thursday. Three...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Noise, traffic from 2 new hotels on East Second Avenue concern neighbors

Residents near two forthcoming six-story hotels on East Second Avenue south of College Drive are unhappy because the development will likely increase traffic, noise, dust and parking problems in an...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Countryside cabins open near Cortez

The newly constructed Stone Turtle Lodges at the northern edge of Cortez offers travelers and vacationers a comfortable and scenic alternative to the routine hotel room. Owners Keith and Janice...

DATE: July 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Four-story building planned for intersection of north Main Avenue, Camino del Rio

A four-story building at the intersection of Main Avenue and Camino del Rio could house 33 new condominiums or a hotel. Frank Jarrell and his wife, Janet King, own the medical office on the...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Home construction could disturb open space near Riverview Elementary

Riverview-area residents are concerned a proposed house will disturb a steep hillside at the end of East Seventh Avenue. The home could be built on private property adjacent to well-traveled open...

DATE: June 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News