Firearms

Colorado Supreme Court upholds ban on large-capacity gun magazines

The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday upheld the state’s seven-year-old ban on gun magazines that hold more than 15 rounds of ammunition. Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, a hard-line gun rights...

DATE: June 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Firearm and ammunition sales spike in Durango

Customers at gun shops around Durango have been buying ammunition and firearms at an accelerated rate, and business owners are scrambling to stock shelves with handgun and shotgun rounds. With the...

DATE: March 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shooting south of Durango sends man to Mercy

A 31-year-old man was taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center with multiple gunshot wounds Saturday evening, and La Plata County Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating the shooting that took...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R won’t arm school security guards

The Durango School District 9-R board has decided not to arm school security guards with firearms after months of heated community debate. A statement from board members released Thursday said they...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Survey seeks input on school security, arming guards in Durango

Durango School District 9-R is asking parents, students, staff and community members to weigh in on new school security measures – such as arming school security guards, paying for school resource...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango schools tighten security, will seek feedback on arming guards

Durango School District 9-R plans to hold town halls this year to hear from parents, students, community members and others about possible security measures, including arming security guards. The...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff’s Office investigating Friday night shooting

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Friday night shooting of a 49-year-old man in the 8000 block of U.S. Highway 550, about eight miles north of the New Mexico line. Sgt. Steve...

DATE: July 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school board holsters decision to arm employees with guns

The Durango School District 9-R board decided not to make a decision Monday night about whether to arm district employees with guns. The board was weighing a resolution that would have declared...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Downtown shooting suspect appears in court; incident ‘unprovoked’

An “unprovoked” shooting in downtown Durango early Thursday was largely fueled by excessive drinking, law enforcement said. Durango police accused Anthony Pappas, 22, of trying to kill Skylar...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police identify victim, suspect in downtown Durango shooting

Police arrested a Durango man in connection with an early morning shooting Thursday in downtown Durango. Anthony Pappas, 22, is being held in the La Plata County Jail on suspicion of attempted...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense calls for rules to secure guns

Christine Shea, dean of students at Aztec High School, described surviving the school shooting on Dec. 7, 2017, that claimed the lives of two students at a rally Sunday afternoon at Buckley Park....

DATE: June 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

After days of protest, Senate passes bill for stricter oil and gas regulations

DENVER – After a two-day protest from Republicans that shut down proceedings in the Colorado Senate, senators got back to business Wednesday and passed a controversial bill that rewrites the...

DATE: March 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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