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Tourism office details its work on behalf of Durango

At the request of the city, the Durango Area Tourism Office has compiled documents detailing the work it does to sell the town to tourists and to manage the Durango Welcome Center. Drafts of the...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango homeless coalition mum on progress

Camping on public lands has been at the center of a heated debate for several years in Durango as residents and public officials grapple with insufficient shelter for people who are homeless. To...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man’s lawsuit against city dismissed

A Durango man’s lawsuit against the city of Durango alleging the city turned off his water without proper notice, which ultimately resulted in two water pumps being destroyed, was dismissed Monday....

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

City explores lifting lot restrictions for accessory dwelling units

More residents may have the right to build rental apartments on their property in Durango neighborhoods if the city lifts rules on minimum lot sizes. Durango City Council asked city planners to...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Images offer glimpses into the lives of Durango High students

Images lining a fence in front of Durango High School offer a glimpse of the world through a teenager’s eyes. The large banners were produced from photographs taken by DHS digital photography...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Close to $1 million in city fees could bolster affordable housing

The city of Durango expects to generate close to $1 million in the next few years from fair-share housing fees, a windfall that could help the city achieve affordable housing goals. Fair-share...

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

Durango man takes city to small claims court

Ron Cornelius came home thirsty late one night in 2016. He went to the faucet, turned the knob and put a cup under the spout. Nothing came out. “It turns out they had shut the water off, and they...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Barbara Noseworthy launches run for Durango City Council

Barbara Noseworthy, a strategic planning consultant, plans to focus on promoting job creation, jump-starting affordable housing development and addressing homelessness if elected to Durango City...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lake Nighthorse revenue, visitation fall short in 2018

The city of Durango has high expectations for Lake Nighthorse’s second season after a somewhat rocky first year with lower-than-expected revenue and visitation. The lake was closed for nine days...

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

Snow routes take effect in Durango, for first time in more than a year

As of noon Monday, snow routes are in effect for the city of Durango, the first time the city has had to issue a call to enforce snow removal rules on major roads and streets in more than a year....

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Transit cuts leave dozens in the dust

Ridership is down on Durango Transit, a city-run operation that has reduced its services and had its budget slashed by a third in 2019. Overall ridership on Durango Transit was down 25 percent in...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

United Airlines adds seasonal flights to Houston and Chicago

United Airlines will add seasonal flights to Houston and Chicago from Durango in June. It is the second expansion to seasonal service the airport has announced this month. American Airlines also...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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