CDOT begins bridge fixes south of Durango

Repair work on three bridges will begin Sept. 23 south of Durango as part of a $2.6 million project expected to be complete in spring 2020. The project is part of the Colorado Department of...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Dirty Work’ will take spotlight at Raven Narratives

Next weekend, brave community members are invited to share their impromptu tales of “Dirty Work” for the latest rendition of the Raven Narratives. The Raven Narratives is a storytelling event held...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Durango looks at a new tool for development

Attainable housing, investment in deteriorating parts of town and a new business park could all develop more quickly and less expensively through an Urban Renewal Authority. About 50 community...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 27 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Colorado hits heat records in August, September

The sizzling heat in August and the first part of September has set records in Southwest Colorado, and the lack of moisture has increased the drought status from abnormally dry to moderate. “Due to...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Zia Taqueria north’s new home under construction

Construction is under way at what will be the new home of Zia Taqueria north, a building branded as “30th @ Main” by taco shop owner Tim Turner. In addition to Zia Taqueria north , the...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango sales taxes show 416 Fire rebound

The city of Durango is reporting strong July sales tax numbers, which are based on sales made in June. In fact, the Central Business District is reporting its strongest ever July sales tax...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tour de Farms showcases Durango’s urban gardens

Therese Teiber uses eggshells and water walls. Patsy and Kevin Ford keep a lot of fountains. Peter Schertz never wanted to put a fence around his garden, but it was the only way to keep the deer...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aztec man rams deputy’s vehicle after high-speed chase

An Aztec man was arrested Saturday evening after he rammed a La Plata Sheriff’s deputy’s patrol car with his Dodge Dakota after a high-speed chase that began on Main Avenue. No one was injured...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Uranium waste, long thought cleaned, remains a part of Durango properties

It turns out more than 100 properties in Durango were missed during a massive, multi-million dollar cleanup in the 1980s of radioactive waste that was once used for the construction of homes,...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County serves as backdrop for ‘short film’

Various locales around Durango serve as inspiring outdoor vistas enticing children to drop their smartphones and bask in the great outdoors, a more common activity for youngsters in the pre-Steve...

DATE: July 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Change on the horizon for Durango water rates

Durango water rates have been the subject of much change in the past few years – thanks, in part, to the city’s most expensive project in history. The fluctuations may not stop as City Council...

DATE: July 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s M10TEK helps identify counterfeit products

A Durango-based technology consulting company that helps firms boost their efficiency in everything from inventory tracking and product development to human resources is looking to provide a new...

DATE: July 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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