New business in Grandview, homes in Bayfield get county OK

La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday approved a new business in the Grandview area, as well as 14 new homes in Bayfield. The new business in Grandview, just east of Durango, was previously...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County planning board OKs new business in Grandview

A home will be demolished to make way for a new business in the Grandview area off U.S. Highway 160, east of Durango. The property owner, Georgia-based Leaf Properties, whose president is Doug...

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

BLM proposes trail changes across 100,000 acres in Southwest Colorado

The Bureau of Land Management is proposing changes to trails across an estimated 100,000 acres of public land in Southwest Colorado, including nearly 35 miles of trails in La Plata County. Earlier...

DATE: April 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Construction underway on residential neighborhood in Grandview area

Construction crews have been moving dirt in the Grandview area in preparation for a large development that will change the face of the commercial corridor. Developers plan to put 61 single-family...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Firefighters respond to shed, brush fire in Grandview area

Firefighters doused a shed and small brush fire Tuesday afternoon that broke out in the Grandview area, said Rod Allen, battalion chief with the Durango Fire Protection District. A crew of 15...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

C&J Gravel seeks expansion amid depleting resources

A gravel mine operation near a popular trail system in Durango is seeking to expand an additional 46 acres, but recreationists shouldn’t be too concerned about losing their favorite trails. Earlier...

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

BLM closes local trails

As of Monday, several more trails and public lands in the Durango area were closed by the Bureau of Land Management to accommodate the needs of wildlife during winter. Areas affected include most...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will they come?

Years after completion of the Bridge to Nowhere, developers’ dreams are still hanging on a three-quarter-mile stretch of road between Mercy Regional Medical Center and the Highway 160 interchange...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango, La Plata County study Grandview water

There seems to be general consensus between Durango and La Plata County about extending the city’s utility services to Elmore’s Corner, but the working relationship appears to be under some...

DATE: May 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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