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Pipe-bursting replaces cracked sewer pipes under Durango streets

Crews replaced cracked and aging sewer lines along Narrow Gauge Avenue and beneath the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad depot this spring without digging a trench. Instead, the city’s...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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City, county and fire infrastructure needs stack up

The infrastructure and funding needs facing La Plata County, the city and Durango Fire Protection District are vast and varied. La Plata County Commissioner Julie Westendorff, Mayor Dick White and...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango sewage plant project scaled back

City officials cut back plans for the wastewater-treatment plant after bids for the construction came in millions of dollars over the engineer’s estimate. The estimate for the Santa Rita Water...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Petition calls for speed limit for boats on Lake Nighthorse

Hundreds of people are backing a petition calling for slow boating that creates no wake on Lake Nighthorse. The Quiet Lake Nighthorse Coalition formally launched its efforts last Saturday during...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Proposed townhomes on College Drive face hurdle

A disagreement over property rights could hinder a proposed townhome project along College Drive on the former Boker Lumber site. Reynolds, Ash and Associates is proposing 18 townhomes on the site,...

DATE: April 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango Chamber of Commerce to move, build new headquarters

The Durango Chamber of Commerce is moving out of its building in Santa Rita Park to make way for city of Durango staff to move in. The city plans to purchase the building from the chamber and use...

DATE: April 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bike lanes, smoother pavement coming to Junction Street

Junction Street is slated for new bike lanes and smoother pavement this summer. The city plans to start repaving Junction Street from Virginia Street to city limits in July. The city will be...

DATE: April 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Residents sound off about e-bikes on Durango area trails

A passionate crowd was split on whether to allow electric bikes on Animas River Trail during a meeting Thursday at the Durango Recreation Center. Those supporting e-bikes, which have small motors,...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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CrossFit Catacombs plans to move to Model Tire building in Durango

CrossFit Catacombs plans to move into the longtime home of the Model Tire Store at 1162 Main Ave. The gym has outgrown the space that it leases on East Eighth Avenue, and owners Tom and Tracie...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Work along Narrow Gauge Avenue begins this week

The sidewalk along Narrow Gauge Avenue will be able to accommodate a wheelchair or two people walking together after a project that’s slated to start this week. “Right now, if you were in a...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Draft proposal for e-bikes released

The city may allow electric bikes on the Animas River Trail and a few other trails for a one-year trial period. Several city advisory boards are holding a meeting on Thursday to get feedback on a...

DATE: April 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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West 24th Street in Durango to close for emergency water valve repair

The city will start emergency repairs on a water valve on north Main Avenue in front of Durango High School Friday morning and the work will disrupt traffic. The Colorado Department of...

DATE: April 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News