Durango

Chamber of Commerce honors Durango’s outstanding contributers

The co-founder of Snowdown and the Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Linda Mannix, was named Citizen of the Year on Thursday at Durango Rocks!, the Durango Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards event....

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 32 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango prunes vegetation to deter illicit activity

For the past several months, crews from Durango Parks and Recreation have been trimming shrubs, bushes and vegetation where cleaning crews have discovered hypodermic needles, fecal matter and other...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Galloping Goose will hold winter trips in Animas Valley

The Galloping Goose No. 5 will be running the rails again this winter in the Animas Valley. The second annual winter excursion will take place over two weekends in February on the Durango &...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

A look ahead at what the new year may have in store

In 2018, residents of La Plata County will likely learn more about the years-long murder investigation involving Mark Redwine, the La Plata County man accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan....

DATE: Dec. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

4 small fires started Friday along Goeglein Gulch Road in Durango

A juvenile was arrested Friday on suspicion of starting four small wildfires along a powerline that runs next to Goeglein Gulch Road. Durango Police Chief Kamran Afzal said a city employee in the...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Longtime Durangoan Therese Michels wins lifetime achievement award

A Durango-based psychoanalyst has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement award from Mental Health Colorado after working more than 40 years in the Four Corners. Jen Marnowski, spokeswoman for Mental...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

A dozen car tires slashed in South Durango

A dozen car tires were slashed early Tuesday in South Durango. Police and victims said someone used a knife to slice the sidewalls of 12 car tires sometime between 11:30 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m....

DATE: Oct. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Freeze warning issued for Southwest Colorado

The National Weather Service issued a freeze warning for much of the Western Slope beginning Sunday night, as temperatures drop into the upper 20s to lower 30s. Locations in Southwest Colorado...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pedal power

Pamplona’s “Running with the Bulls” and the Kentucky Derby starting gate are a few of the images that conjure up a feeling of the energy that surrounds the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic that has been...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Water conference explores financial solutions

Colorado water managers said Friday that a growing population and shrinking oil and gas revenues will leave the state with a water shortage and too little money to prevent it. The state’s 5.3...

DATE: April 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DATE: March 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Campaign group forms to support fluoridation

Several Durangoans have formed Healthy Kids, Healthy Durango, a campaign group to oppose Question 1A, the measure to remove fluoride from the city’s drinking water. The Question 1A will be on the...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News