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Density discussed at Durango Comprehensive Plan review

If 13,000 people move to town by 2040, the city expects at least some will move to dense development in town, and to new housing in the Animas River Valley, Three Springs and the top of Farmington...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Animas River Trail construction on north extension to begin this summer

Change is coming to the Animas River Trail this year to make it safer and extend it north. Construction is expected to start this summer on a trail extension that will run from Animas City Park to...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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City may buy open space near Greenmount

The city may buy about 10 acres of land north of Greenmount Cemetery. The Natural Lands Preservation Advisory Board voted unanimously to recommend the city spend $440,000 on the property. The...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Historic Preservation Board to meet Wednesday

Historic Preservation Board to meet The Durango Historic Preservation Board will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Smith Chambers, Durango City Hall, 949 East Second Ave. The board’s...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Revised plans released for Camino del Rio hotel

An 86-room hotel along Camino del Rio may be shorter than originally planned with a seasonal cafe facing the Animas River. At the first public presentation on the three-story hotel in January,...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango Head Start preschool program to reopen

A Durango Head Start preschool will reopen Tuesday after closing this week because some teachers refused to come to work after screenings showed elevated levels of radon. Tri-County Head Start...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango Police chief candidates peppered with questions

Five applicants seeking the top spot at Durango Police Department were swarmed with questions from residents, city officials and fellow law enforcement officers at a meet-and-greet held Wednesday...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango Planning Commission rejects marijuana shop buffers

The Durango Planning Commission on Tuesday voted against recommending buffers aimed at keeping marijuana shops from clustering. The commission was split 3-2. A few of those opposed to buffers felt...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango Planning Commission clears sewage plant plan

Upgrades to the city’s sewage-treatment plant were unanimously approved by the Durango Planning Commission on Tuesday night. “I think the design of this is awesome. I hope this sets the standard...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango Planning Commission OKs 194-unit complex

The Durango Planning Commission approved a plan for a 194-unit apartment complex between Walmart and Home Depot on Tuesday. NE Development is proposing a mix of one- and two-bedroom rental...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango gymnastics building opens

Gymnasts flipped through the air Monday afternoon enjoying a newly remodeled building in Bodo Industrial Park. The city bought and remodeled the building for $2.1 million, so the gymnastics program...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Residents invited to meet Durango police chief candidates

Five finalists have been selected in the search to head the Durango Police Department. The public will have a chance to meet the applicants from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Durango Community...

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