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Talk About Town: Durango a top destination for an affordable fall vacation

The Animas River, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, and San Juan National Forest made Durango one of the “12 Best Adventure Towns for an Affordable Fall Vacation” alongside destinations...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Airbnb begins collecting taxes in Durango

Airbnb started collecting sales and lodgers tax from its local hosts in the city this month. “This partnership helps us grow our city’s revenue while promoting travel and tourism to the region,”...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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11 DUIs reported in La Plata County over Fourth of July weekend

Eleven people were arrested for DUIs in La Plata County over the Fourth of July weekend, according to a report from the Colorado Department of Transportation. Colorado State Patrol made seven...

DATE: July 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango cancels Fourth of July fireworks show

The city of Durango announced Friday that it is canceling the annual Fourth of July fireworks show because of fire risk. The decision was made Thursday evening at a meeting between the city...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Region plans events to celebrate Independence Day

There are a variety of events in the area to celebrate Independence Day, and although fire restrictions are in place throughout the region, the fireworks shows had not been canceled as of Thursday....

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Summer vacation? Lots of Americans say they can’t afford it

Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won’t be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can’t afford it, according to a...

DATE: June 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Durango City Council OKs vacation rental permit waiting list

The Durango City Council set up a vacation rental permit wait list Tuesday to help handle demand for them in the historic neighborhoods. The list had broad support and received four votes....

DATE: March 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photo: Frosty morning break for horses

DATE: Dec. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photo: Will it be 8 or 9 reindeer?

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

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Holiday closures scheduled for La Plata County

All La Plata County offices will be closed Dec. 23, Dec. 26, Dec. 30, and Jan. 2, 2017, in observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 3, for normal...

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

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Bayfield mayor: Town Christmas decorations will be updated next year

After a session of kvetching on a Bayfield Facebook site, Bayfield town officials met on Monday to discuss the town’s Christmas decorations and ask for input from local residents. It’s not a...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Annual doggerel offers up a new leash on life

‘Twas the week before Christmas and all through our towns / The events of the past year brought smiles and frowns. / So readers, indulge this most heinous of verses, / You cannot be faulted for...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2016 | COLUMN: Action Line