Durango

40 years ago, Tamarron was the site of a cinematic disaster

On Feb 8, 1978, more than 800 residents lined the street in front of the Strater Hotel, hoping to be in an avalanche. Not a real one but a cinematic one – the film “Avalanche,” directed by Corey...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Durango to reopen water dock to new customers

The city of Durango will start accepting new customers at its water dock on Sept. 4, reversing a controversial decision that left many La Plata County residents in a pinch for water. “The purpose...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Advisory board backs $5.7 million redesign of Santa Rita Park

A more costly but more elegant plan to redesign Santa Rita Park after the expansion of the wastewater-treatment plant gained favor from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board on Wednesday. The...

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

Items stolen from unlocked cars in Durango

Items were stolen from several unlocked cars in Durango late Friday night or early Sunday morning. Most thefts occurred in the Crestview neighborhood, said Sgt. Nick Stasi with the Durango Police...

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

Plans for Durango Mesa Park receive nod of approval

How hard could it be to approve an early plan for a 1,900-acre park with visions of a new fairgrounds, athletic and sports fields, and a cultural and special-events center that would provide a...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

$100 gift cards will go to lucky Durango visitors

For 40 days, beginning Monday a lucky tourist in downtown Durango will be awarded a $100 gift card from one of the Business Improvement District’s downtown ambassadors. The gift card to a local...

DATE: July 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rural La Plata County residents in a pinch for water

Residents in rural La Plata County are feeling the pinch of Durango’s decision to cut off new customers at its water dock. “The urban communities that have water docks, in my opinion, have a...

DATE: July 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life