Durango rules on homelessness ‘starting a battle’

Durango is starting a battle – at least that’s how Donna Mae Baukat, co-founder and executive director of Community Compassion Outreach Inc., sees it. The city’s adversary: people without homes....

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 hours 45 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Denver news comes to Southwest Colorado via city of Durango station

The city of Durango has found a way to broadcast Denver’s KUSA 9News on its public television station in response to residents clamoring for Colorado news. The city is broadcasting 9News for 8½...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

After yearlong trial, e-bikes receive favorable review

Three advisory boards unanimously recommended Wednesday that Durango allow e-bikes – bicycles with electronic motor assist – on paved city trails, a proposal policymakers and community members...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Downtown tour takes you up – and under – Main Avenue

Durango is known for a lot of things: The train, the architecture, the history, the tunnels. The ghosts. Now, through the first weekend in November, “Underground, ” a haunted guided walking tour,...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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

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