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Cortez awards bid for new businesses’ fiber-optic services

The city of Cortez has awarded a bid to Durango-based DAK Drilling and Well Service for a fiber-optic construction project set to begin this year. The project will install two miles of fiber-optic...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Herald publisher to speak about digital age communications to Rotary Club meeting

Richard Ballantine, publisher of The Durango Herald for more than 30 years, will speak about The Durango Herald moving into the digital media world during the Rotary Club of Durango meeting, at 6...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ignacio Library to offer Internet workshop on Thursday

An Internet research workshop, “Critically Thinking In the Digital Age,” will be offered from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Ignacio Community Library , 470 Goddard Ave. Participants will use the...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bill to ease rural broadband rules dies in Senate panel

DENVER – A bill proposing an answer for how to expand broadband access throughout rural Colorado died in the state Legislature Monday. Senate Bill 42 would have removed restrictions on local...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Rico remains online after deal between internet providers

Rico customers remained online Wednesday, thanks to a deal between internet providers. Farmers Telephone Co. the main internet provider in Rico, announced in December service would be discontinued...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Southwest Colorado needs fiber-optic lines for faster internet speeds

For internet service to get faster and cheaper across southern Colorado, more fiber-optic lines are needed. New publicly- or grant-funded fiber lines between communities could be leased to private...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Rico’s internet provider pulls out of town

Internet customers in Rico are facing uncertainty after Farmers Telephone Co. announced it would no longer provide DSL internet to the town. Farmers sent letters to Direct Communications, the...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Tweet Congress founder looks to expand to Europe

Twitter has become a center of political discourse, for everyday people and high-ranking officials in the U.S., and now a Durango man is working to bring a similar conversation to Eastern European...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Emergency dispatch centers in Southwest Colorado drop complaint over outages

Emergency communications centers across Southwest Colorado dropped a complaint last week against telecommunications companies over 911 service outages. The centers have agreed to work with...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Help offered for logging in to new Herald website

The new Durango Herald website launched Monday, and some people had additional questions about logging in or getting a subscription. The Herald partnered with Wallit, an account-based software...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ignacio library offers program on privacy

Ignacio library offers program on privacy The Ignacio Community Library will offer Protecting Your Privacy Online at 1 p.m. Nov. 22. Learn about tools you can use to limit what’s shared about you...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Silverton entrepreneur, lawyer honored as economic leader

Silverton’s internet, housing, business loans and Superfund planning – Anthony Edwards has had a hand in them all. Last week,the entrepreneur and San Juan County judge was named the Economic...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News