How the Cardboard Cory protest in Colorado helped Democrats defeat Gardner

Days before the election, even as the outcome of the U.S. Senate race in Colorado looked all but certain, Katie Farnan refused to believe it. The mother-turned-activist from Boulder worked for the...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Would a Biden administration help people living in church sanctuary?

A presidential administration led by Democrat Joe Biden does not necessarily mean greater freedoms are in store for Rosa Sabido, who has lived in sanctuary in a Mancos church for more than three...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school board member resigns

Shere Byrd, who represents northeast La Plata County on the Durango School District 9-R Board of Education, resigned at the end of Tuesday night’s school board meeting. Byrd cited the required time...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

For Montezuma County Patriots, the presidential race isn’t over

Many participants in the weekly Freedom Rides down Main Street in Cortez, organized by the Montezuma County Patriots, say their message of patriotism remains the same after the presidential...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘This isn’t over!’: Trump supporters refuse to accept defeat

Chanting “This isn’t over!” and “Stop the steal,” supporters of President Donald Trump protested at state capitols across the country Saturday, refusing to accept defeat and echoing Trump’s...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Biden wins White House, vowing new direction for divided U.S.

WASHINGTON – Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by the historic pandemic...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

A new voter turnout record in La Plata County?

Despite the first worldwide pandemic since 1918, or maybe because of it, La Plata County is on pace to shatter voter turnout numbers in a presidential year dating to at least 1984. “I’m expecting...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rocky Mountain Black Conservatives founder speaks in Dolores

The head of the Rocky Mountain Black Conservatives spoke at a private outdoor fundraiser for Republican candidates in Dolores on Saturday evening. Derrick Wilburn, founder and executive director of...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrats rally the vote at Buckley Park

The Democratic Party’s “Soul of the Nation” bus tour began its Colorado leg Thursday in Durango, stopping in Buckley Park, where candidates and party leaders milled with voters and helped hand out...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper wary about adding Supreme Court justices

John Hickenlooper did not rule out an effort to expand the number of justices on the U.S. Supreme Court, but was less than enthusiastic about supporting a so-called court-packing effort should...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-area business owners: Repeal Gallagher Amendment

A state constitutional amendment that has gradually shifted the property tax burden from homeowners to businesses should be repealed based on an unscientific poll of small-business owners attending...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Korean boy band BTS faces uproar in China over war comments

SEOUL – Chinese nationalists erupted in anger at South Korean boy band BTS after its leader thanked Korean War veterans for their sacrifices. The singer, who goes by RM, made the remark in a...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

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