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Durango City Council tweaks Comprehensive Plan

The Durango City Council made final tweaks to the Comprehensive Plan Tuesday ahead of a vote expected on April 4. The document lays out a plan for how the city could accommodate 16,000 more people...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Durango Fire district asks city for new site along Camino

Durango Fire Protection District is planning a new downtown fire station and it could be built on a different city parcel along Camino del Rio. Station No. 2 near the intersection of 12th Street...

DATE: March 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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BMX track, bicycle park lead ideas for improved Cundiff Park

A bike park, an improved BMX track, a new skate park and picnic space are just some ideas floated for an improved Cundiff Park. The city budgeted money for park design this year, but work won’t...

DATE: March 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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50-unit apartment complex planned for Florida Road

A new Durango developer is planning a 50-unit apartment complex along Florida Road. Durango City Council recently approved a rezone of the 2.42 acre property at 1689 Florida Road (County Road...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Right to repair bill dies in Colorado House committee

DENVER – The third in a series of bills aimed at resolving Colorado’s construction defects litigation issues was killed Wednesday night in a House committee on a 6-3 party line vote. House Bill...

DATE: March 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional news

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City explores where to build housing, businesses to handle growth

Durango’s population is growing at a healthy rate and as more people arrive the city expects some will live atop Farmington Hill, in the Animas Valley and in more multi-family developments. If...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Construction defects bill OK’d by state Senate committee

DENVER – The second piece of legislation aimed at resolving concerns with construction defects in Colorado passed 5-2 Monday by the Senate Business, Labor and Technology committee. Senate Bill 156...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Marriott hotel construction to start this spring near Durango Mall

Construction on a 100-unit hotel near the Durango Mall will start in the spring. The three-story Springhill Suites by Marriott will be built on a triangular piece of property bordered by Turner...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Liberty School seeks temporary space as building plan stalls

The private Liberty School is searching for a temporary space to hold classes in the fall. “We are exploring all of our options,” Head of School Christian Holmen said. The school has raised more...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Durango townhome developer charged with corruption in Palm Springs

The developer behind Durango’s Mirador townhomes is facing felony corruption charges in Palm Springs stemming from business dealings with the city’s former mayor and another developer. John...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Animas River Trail construction on north extension to begin this summer

Change is coming to the Animas River Trail this year to make it safer and extend it north. Construction is expected to start this summer on a trail extension that will run from Animas City Park to...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Main Avenue buildings may be redeveloped

A proposal to tear down two buildings in the 1100 block of Main Avenue and a building on Narrow Gauge Avenue was floated during a Historic Preservation Board meeting Wednesday. The plans for the...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news