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Short-term fixes possible at Durango-La Plata County Airport

Short-term fixes could be in the Durango-La Plata County Airport’s future, after the failure of a property tax increase to fund a new terminal in November. Durango city councilors and the La Plata...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Resorts get wet, fast-riding snow as storm stretches into Friday morning

The first of two winter storms arrived in Southwest Colorado early Thursday. Here’s the latest on the storm and weather-related issues: Update 10:35 p.m. The source of Thursday night’s electric...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter weather advisory, storm warning in effect for region

The first of two winter storms arrived in Southwest Colorado early Thursday, and they could make for a white Christmas – and chaotic holiday travel – this weekend, according to the National Weather...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Travelers pack airport lots during Thanksgiving Day holiday

Travelers packed the Durango-La Plata County Airport’s parking lots over Thanksgiving, forcing the airport to open up an improvised parking area. “Never before have we seen such demand for...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-La Plata County Airport terminal plan may be scaled back

Plans for the Durango-La Plata County Airport expansion may need to be scaled back in light of the recent failure of a ballot question, some airport advisory commissioners said Thursday. Residents...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Airport study moves forward despite defeat of tax measure

Preparations for a Durango-La Plata County Airport expansion will go forward, despite the defeat Tuesday of a property tax question to pay for construction. The $1.1 million environmental...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters say no to roads and bridges, airport taxes

A property tax measure to expand Durango-La Plata County Airport expansion lost by landslide, while a tax increase to fund La Plata County roads and bridges was defeated by a slim margin. The...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will airport upgrade take flight with voters?

La Plata County voters are being asked to increase property taxes to pay for an expansion of Durango-La Plata County Airport. Ballot issue 1B reads in part: “Shall La Plata County debt be increased...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-La Plata County Airport tax hike gets Bayfield OK

Bayfield town trustees narrowly approved a resolution Tuesday evening supporting the property tax ballot question to build a new terminal at the Durango-La Plata County Airport . The vote was 4-3...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ballot issues forum Thursday in Durango

The League of Women Voters of La Plata County will sponsor a Local Ballot Issues Forum from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Durango City Hall Council Chambers, 949 East Second Ave. The forum will include: ...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-La Plata County Airport investment plan aired

The Durango-La Plata County Airport expects to invest millions of dollars to help fund an expansion and terminal project if it is approved by the voters. In November, La Plata County voters will...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-Los Angeles flight to return next summer

American Airlines will offer direct flights again next summer from Durango to Los Angeles. Flights will run every Saturday beginning June 3 through Aug. 19, similar to what was provided this summer...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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