Family, community keep Allison Garage humming

ALLISON – If there’s a secret to longevity and success in a small business, the Simons family, who have run Allison Garage for 50 years, certainly have found it. Heading down Colorado 151, just...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Celebrity engagement has Dolores connection

A Dolores boy who grew up to be a pastor is now engaged to pop singer Michelle Williams from the band Destiny’s Child, according to People Magazine. Chad Johnson, 40, grew up and went to school in...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango couple celebrates 50 years of marriage

Durango residents George and Mary Thompson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary March 9, after they were married in 1968 by Rt. Rev. Msgr. Patrick Stauter at St. Columba Catholic Church....

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

La Plata County faces early childhood care shortage

Early childhood care, a key service for those in poverty, is tough to find for families across La Plata County, a Colorado Children’s Campaign report released Thursday found. The annual “Kids...

DATE: April 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

S.W. Colorado Genealogical Society to meet Jan. 14

The Southwest Colorado Genealogical Society will have its first meeting of 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Twilight Room at Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. A brief business...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango couple welcomes second set of twins

Early this year, Durangoan Emily McCollum and her husband, Josh, got some surprising news: They were expecting twins. Again. On Wednesday, the couple welcomed a baby girl, Reagan, and her twin...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jumping from early childhood to aging adulthood

I write to learn. I feel that if I can write about something, I really know it. My Patient Parenting columns have always been about a topic I’ve been interested in or a suggestion or request...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2016 | COLUMN: Patient Parenting

Turn off your television, computers and go outside and play!

Today’s children seem to be increasingly disconnected from nature and more connected to staying inside with their television programs, movies, video games, computers, iPods and even digital...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2016 | COLUMN: Evolving Families

Colorado children killed, injured in accidental shootings

A child was involved in an accidental shooting in Colorado eight times during a 2½ year span, an Associated Press review found. The AP and the USA TODAY Network analyzed the circumstances of every...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

An accidental shooting kills a child every other day

By RYAN J. FOLEY, LARRY FENN and NICK PENZENSTADLER Associated Press and USA TODAY Network Hours earlier, he was a happy 4-year-old who loved Ironman and the Hulk and all the Avengers. Now, as...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Trace your ancestry Saturday at the library

The Southwest Colorado Genealogical Society and the Durango Public Library present a free “genealogical drop-in session” to help you start tracing your ancestry. The event will take place from...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Five Durango sisters re-create photo from 48 years ago

When the five daughters of Roy and Thelma Valles came to town for a sisters reunion, it brought up countless memories of growing up in Durango. “We lived on West Third (Avenue) then, and whenever...

DATE: July 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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