Gem and mineral show rocks Durango

John Scully’s fascination with rocks started when he was 2 years old picking up quartz in the creek behind his house in Pennsylvania. The fascination, he said, “never really stopped.” Scully had...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Spanish Trails Inn & Suites gets a remodel

Spanish Trails Inn and Suites might not seem like the most promising site for a business investment in Durango. But John Hazen, who purchased the old north Main Avenue inn in August 2018 for $2...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Christian group brings 1,000 students to Durango

Creating mats for homeless people from plastic grocery bags was the service project for more than 54 students from church youth groups from Santa Fe; Austin, Texas; and Monroe, Louisiana. Other...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango celebrates America’s birthday with full day of events

Durango showed up to America’s birthday Thursday. Thousands of people lined Main Avenue on Independence Day for the Stars & Stripes Parade, which kicked off at 6 p.m. and was led by members of the...

DATE: July 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory exploring sale of company

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has hired a financial adviser to explore a sale of the company as it examines options to boost long-term shareholder value. The announcement comes after a multiyear...

DATE: July 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Special event season kicks into high gear in Durango

With the arrival of summer, one thing Durango-area residents can bank on is a seemingly endless lineup of special events. The city of Durango permits about 200 special events each year, including...

DATE: June 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

For one week, Durango challenges residents to find a clean commute

The city of Durango has added new events to its Clean Commute Week, which celebrates clean modes of transportation. This year, Clean Commute Week will run from Saturday to June 27 and feature new...

DATE: June 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police arrest drunken man with rifle after brief manhunt

U.S. Highway 160 between Bayfield and Pagosa Springs was temporarily closed Monday morning while authorities attempted to arrest a drunken man walking along the road shooting a rifle. Colorado...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police: Durango man exposes himself, leaves phone number

A Durango man who is accused of exposing himself to a woman Sunday was arrested after he left his name and phone number for the victim, information police used to identify him. The Durango Police...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s steady, controversial growth from 1880 to present

A lot can happen in 140 years. Just look at Durango. The city’s population and size have grown piecemeal since its founding by the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad in 1880, thrust by advances in...

DATE: May 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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