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Housing needed to solve homelessness, advocate says

Housing is the answer to homelessness, not laws criminalizing it. That was the message Tristia Bauman, staff attorney for the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty , delivered to more...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 hours 28 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Group calls on school board to fire Durango School Superintendent Dan Snowberger

A group of about 40 residents, employees and former employees concerned about the leadership at Durango School District 9-R is calling for the termination of Superintendent Dan Snowberger’s...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

High health insurance prices mean ill winds in Colorado’s high country

EAGLE – This is the time of year businesswoman Janet Jordan dreads: Open enrollment on the individual and small-group health insurance markets and the inevitability of rising prices on Colorado’s...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Nine new police officers ready for duty

It’s a tough time to be a police officer. At least that’s how Doug Parker, director of the Southwest Regional Law Enforcement Academy, sees it. “In the past few years, a wave of criticism has...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Does La Plata County’s barking dog ordinance have teeth?

La Plata County officials will find out if the county’s newly instituted barking dog ordinance has any teeth when a neighbor dispute over noisy pets heads to trial early next year. The new law,...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Trial for Mark Redwine postponed until mid-2019

The jury trial that was to take place in February for Mark Redwine, the Vallecito man charged with killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, has been vacated and will be rescheduled at a later date,...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger apologizes for recent behavior

Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger apologized in a letter that was posted to the district’s website Thursday for his handling of a 911 call that involved a district employee...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bread founder and co-owner Rob Kabeary dies at 61

Rob Kabeary, founder and co-owner of Bread bakery in Durango, whose personality and bakery were widely known in Durango, died Saturday. He was 61 years old. Kabeary moved to Durango in 2001 and...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | UPDATED: 11 hours 58 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Car crash injures Durango school superintendent’s wife

Olga Snowberger, the wife of Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger, was seriously injured Friday night in a multiple car crash east of Durango and flown to Denver for medical...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marvel family loses home, belongings in house fire

A La Plata County family lost its home and belongings Sunday night in a fire just south of Marvel. Fort Lewis Mesa Fire Protection District Chief John Lee said a call came in around 6:45 p.m. that...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Despite orders from Sheriff, people still camping behind Tech Center

The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office has been clear: There’s no camping allowed behind the Tech Center. But weeks after law enforcement said individuals need to leave the area, people are still...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango hosts Lego league qualifier

Zach Hufnagel did it for the team building. Wyatt Hefner likes programing. Oliva Miller did it because she thought it would be fun to meet new people. Whatever the reason, dozens of kids gathered...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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